D-backs place Kubel on paternity list, recall Pollock

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks announced today they have placed outfielder Jason Kubel on the Paternity List and recalled outfielder A.J. Pollock from Triple-A Reno, according to D-backs’ Executive Vice President & General Manager Kevin Towers.


Kubel, 30, returned to Phoenix this morning for the birth of his second child, Heidi Evelyn, at 11:56 a.m. By rule, he will miss a minimum of 1 day and a maximum of 3.


Pollock, 24, was hitting .354 (34-for-96) with 9 doubles and 13 RBI in 22 games with Reno. He batted .229 (11-for-48) with 2 doubles, 1 home run and 4 RBI with the D-backs from April 18-May 18.