D-backs sell Bergesen to Chunichi Dragons

NASHVILLE — The Arizona Diamondbacks announced they have sold right-handed pitcher Brad Bergesen to the Chunichi Dragons of Japan’s Central League, according to D-backs’ Executive Vice President & General Manager Kevin Towers.

Bergesen, 27, was 2-1 with a 3.64 ERA (12 ER in 29.2 IP) in 19 games with the D-backs in 2012. He also appeared in 22 games (10 starts) with Triple-A Norfolk (Orioles) and Triple-A Reno, going 4-3 with a 4.03 ERA (36 ER in 80.1 IP).

Bergesen was claimed by Arizona off waivers from Baltimore on July 20.