Cook and Woodall Return from the DL

Pitchers Ryan Cook (blister) and Bryan Woodall (strained bicep) return to the South Bend Silver Hawks tonight after nearly a two-week absence for each of them.

South Bend, IN – In conjunction with the Arizona Diamondbacks, the South Bend Silver Hawks have announced that right-handed starter Ryan Cook and right-handed reliever Bryan Woodall have been activated from the disabled list. Right-handed relievers Houston Summers and Victor Capellan have been returned to extended spring training camp in Arizona.

Cook is 5-1 with a 2.85 ERA in seven games this season. He was tied for the Midwest League lead in victories when he went on the disabled list on May 19th with a blister on his pitching hand. Cook had turned in a quality start (six innings or more, three runs or less) in each of his first six starts this season before being removed after just three innings with the blister problem in his final outing. He was a 27th round draft pick in 2008 from the University of Southern California.

Woodall is 1-3 with a 6.52 ERA in 11 relief appearances for South Bend in 2009. He last pitched May 21st against Burlington, allowing two runs on four hits in 1.0 inning, after which he was placed on the disabled list. Woodall was selected in the 21st round of the 2008 draft out of Auburn University.

Summers is a knuckleball pitcher that was added to the staff when Cook went on the DL. He appeared in only two games, allowing seven earned runs in 2.2 innings in his first outing at Burlington, before bouncing back with a scoreless inning against Clinton over the past weekend.

Capellan joined South Bend on May 23rd in Peoria after Woodall was placed on the DL. The side-arm right hander pitched in two games for South Bend, allowing one run in 4.0 relief innings.

DiamondbacksDaily.com Recommended Stories


  • Peyton Manning emerged alone atop yet another category in the NFL record book tonight vs the Niners, as he tossed touchdown #509 under the national spotlight of Sunday Night Football (NBC). (Photo…

  • Former USC and NFL running back LenDale White added tons of drama to what was a relatively quiet Homecoming weekend for the Trojans.

  • Here’s a way to watch football and improve your golf swing at the same time. In your living room (or on the range), practice the one-minute golf swing, as shown in this video. Set the timer on your…

  • Dr. Roto, like many others, can't believe Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson (pictured above) passed for over 300 yards and rushed for over 100 yards in the same game. First time that's ever happened…

  • As soon as those winds fall off, get into the stand! I always tell people you can't kill them if you aren't out, but if you want to try and pick an opportune time – this is it.

Up Next


Forums


1 Fans online
    Join The Conversation

    Tweets