By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pirates announced on Saturday that outfielder Ka’ai Tom has been placed on the 10-day injured list because of a lower back strain.READ MORE: Allegheny County Health Director Says Delta Variant Is Fueling Rising Cases, Hospitalizations
Pitcher Kyle Keller has also been recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis. Keller has made three appearances with the Pirates this season, pitching 3.1 innings and giving up 3 earned runs.READ MORE: 'Itchy Mites:' Preventing Bites And The Itch That Comes With A Mite Bite
The Pirates also announced a trade, acquiring first baseman John Nogowiski from the Cardinals in exchange for cash considerations.
Nogowiski had been designated for assignment on June 28 and this season he has gone 1-for-17 as a pinch hitter and went hitless in one at bat while playing first base for the Cardinals.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Weather: Temperatures Continue Rising On Thursday
To make room on the roster for Nogowiski, pitcher Geoff Hartlieb has been designated for assignment.