Z’s add Darin Downs
New Orleans has placed reliever Frank Mata on the disabled list retroactive to July 17 due to right
bicep tendonitis. Over his last eight appearances, Mata had yielded 10 runs in 7.1 innings (12.27 ERA).
Darin Downs has been promoted from Class AA Jacksonville, where he was 2-5 with a 4.83 ERA in 76.1 innings, including 13 starts.
Z’s have dropped three in a row and fallen to 11 games back of first place.