Ryan Cook, Bryan Shaw Up, Barry Enright, Yhency Brazoban Down

ST. LOUIS, MO - JULY 9: Reliever Yhency Brazoban #56 of the Arizona Diamondbacks pitches against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on July 9, 2011 in St. Louis, Missouri. The Cardinals beat the Diamondbacks 7-6. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Ryan Cook's seemingly inevitable journey to the major leagues has started up again today. The DBacks announced today that Cook will be called up today from the minors, and Bryan Shaw will join him in the bullpen, coming up from Reno. As we reported yesterday, Cook has been pitching in AA for the Mobile BayBears, and sports a 2.25 ERA and 13 saves this season. Kirk Gibson was mum on Cook yesterday, just saying he wasn't on the lineup card then- obviously, this move was expected. John Gambadoro of KTAR 620 was one of the first to break the news, and he speculates we'll see Cook as our new seventh inning arm.

With two new arms being called up, room has to be made on the roster, and the two worst performances in yesterday's game will be the ones sent down. Yhency Brazoban has not been a terribly effective pitcher for the Diamondbacks in his handful of appearances- his 6.00 ERA is bad enough, and that wasn't even affected by his terrible outing last night. After yesterday's start, Barry Enright will be turning around to go back to Reno. This move does leave a gap in the DBacks rotation, so we'll probably see more moves before the weekend, unless they're going to move Zach Duke or Micah Owings back to being a starter.

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