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.READ MORE: Current And Former KDKA Talent Honored At 2021 Mid-Atlantic EMMY Awards
Spitzbarth will take Kuhl’s spot on the active roster.READ MORE: 'I Hope He Gets Home Safely:' Pittsburghers Spot Escaped Steller's Sea Eagle Kodiak Around The City
He has gone 3-2 this year with a 1.41 ERA and 24 strikeouts in 27 relief appearances with Indianapolis this season.MORE NEWS: 'We Feel There Is Enough Evidence:' Family Of Codi Joyce Calling For Grand Jury In Their Son's Death
Spitzbarth has no previous major league experience.