San Francisco Giants reliever Trevor Gott has landed on the Injiured List with a right forearm strain and called up Dereck Rodriguez from AAA Sacramento.
Gott has appeared in 21 games and is 2-0 with an even 3.00 ERA with 25 strikeouts in 24 innings for the Giants. He was acquired from the Washington Nationals for cash considerations.
Rodriguez joins the club after being optioned back to AAA Sacramento on May 11 after not showing as much promise as he did last season. This year he is 3-5 in 8 starts with a 5.05 ERA totaling 28 strikeouts in 41 innings. While with the Sacramento Rivercats, Rodriguez was 1-0 in 2 starts with 6 strikeouts and 4 walks and had a 3.52 ERA. Rodriguez had 3 doubles and 1 RBI in his first start with the Rivercats.