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Diamondbacks claim Roger Kieschnick off waivers from the Giants

San Francisco Giants Photo Day

of the San Francisco Giants poses for a portrait during the spring training photo day at Scottsdale Stadium on Febuary 23, 2014 in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Christian Petersen

CSN Bay Area’s Andrew Baggarly reports that the Diamondbacks have claimed outfielder Roger Kieschnick off of waivers from the Giants. To make room for him on the 40-man roster, the D-Backs placed pitcher Patrick Corbin on the 60-day disabled list, then assigned Kieschnick to Triple-A Reno.

The Giants had designated Kieschnick for assignment on Saturday after he posted a meager .172/.294/.172 line in 29 at-bats during spring training. Kieschnick, 27, didn’t hit much in his first season in the big leagues last season, either. In 95 plate appearances, he posted a .202/.295/.226 line.

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