Ohlendorf to the DL, Daniel McCutchen Recalled

Ohlendorf has been placed on the 15-day disabled list.

The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed Ross Ohlendorf on the 15-day disabled list with a shoulder strain, and have recalled right handed pitcher Daniel McCutchen from Indianapolis.  My guess is that Jeff Karstens will take Ohlendorf’s place in the starting rotation while he is out, with McCutchen taking over as the long man in the bullpen.

The 40-man roster and payroll page is updated with the set of moves.  The 25-man roster has also been updated.

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  • http://twitter.com/BuccoFan_4Life Sean

    Jeff Karstens is not a bad pitcher to replace Ohlendorf. I wish him a speedy recovery cause we need all the pitching we can get