Diamondbacks Claim Pitcher Off Waivers

The Arizona Diamondbacks have claimed Jacob Webb off waivers from the Atlanta Braves.

When it was announced that Webb was going to be placed on waivers, it seemed inevitable that he would find a new home. The 2021 season was a rough one for him, as he had a 5-4 record and 4.19 ERA. However, as a rookie in 2019, he sported a 1.39 ERA in 36 games and then a perfect 0.00 ERA in eight appearances. He will now be aiming to find that form with Arizona from here.

The Diamondbacks are in a position where they can take a chance on Webb. Arizona already has a 3-8 record and looks destined to miss the playoffs yet again. Thus, it could be a great, low-pressure location for the 28-year-old to bounce back. Let's see if that does indeed come to fruition.

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