By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pirates have placed pitcher Chad Kuhl on the injured list with COVID-19 and recalled pitcher Shea Spitzbarth.

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Spitzbarth will take Kuhl’s spot on the active roster.

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He has gone 3-2 this year with a 1.41 ERA and 24 strikeouts in 27 relief appearances with Indianapolis this season.

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Spitzbarth has no previous major league experience.