PITTSBURGH (93-7 The FAN) – The Pirates announced they have placed starting pitcher Wandy Rodriguez on the 15-day Disabled List with right knee inflammation and have recalled relief pitcher Jared Hughes.

Rodriguez has been off to a rough start this year with a record of 0-2 and an ERA of 7.65 while giving up six home runs in only four starts.

Having not pitched beyond the sixth inning yet this year, Rodriguez hasn’t given up less than three earned runs in any of his starts while seeing a noticeable drop in his velocity.

It is now yet known who will take his place in the rotation while he is out.

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