By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pirates announced on Saturday they have recalled Hoy Park to the major league roster.

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Park was acquired in a trade with the New York Yankees when the Pirates sent pitcher Clay Holmes to the Yankees in exchange for Park as well as Diego Castillo.

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He has spent most of this season in the minor leagues, especially at the AAA level.

Park has recorded a .327 batting average with 10 home runs.

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In a corresponding move, the Pirates optioned outfielder Jard Oliva to Indianapolis.