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Pirates Promote Three to Indianapolis

Pirates Promote Three to Indianapolis

After hitting for a .345 average in 113 at-bats, Fryer has been promoted to AAA.

A ton of transactions taking place on Memorial Day.  Last night we heard that Ryan Doumit and Steve Pearce are likely to go on the disabled list today.  Josh Harrison is getting the call to the majors, as I mentioned last night, and Dusty Brown is expected to be the other player promoted, to replace Doumit.  Earlier today we reported that Matt Curry has been promoted from West Virginia to Altoona.  Here are all of the corresponding moves:

-Miles Durham, Shelby Ford, and Eric Fryer have been promoted from Altoona to Indianapolis.  Fryer is the only one of the three that is really deserving of a promotion.  He's hitting for a .345/.427/.549 line in 113 at-bats.  Fryer will likely take over the catching dut...

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