Word came out yesterday that the Pirates had sent Relief Pitcher Phil Irwin to AAA, now today the club announced that Infielder Brent Morel will take his spot on the big league roster.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Pirates on Thursday traded right-handed relief pitcher Vic Black as the player to be named to the New York Mets to complete Tuesday’s trade in which Pittsburgh acquired outfielder Marlon Byrd and catcher John Buck.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Pirates have continued to add minor-league depth by acquiring veteran relief pitcher Kyle Farnsworth, the team announced early Friday evening. He will report to Triple-A Indianapolis immediately.
The Pirates have recalled right-handed relief pitcher Jared Hughes from his rehab assignment in Triple-A Indianapolis and reinstated him from the 15-day disabled list, the team announced Friday afternoon.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Early Tuesday morning the Tribune-Review’s Dejan Kovacevic reported, according to an unidentified but reliable team source, that the Pirates have released starting pitcher Erik Bedard.