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Pirates Option Hague to Triple-A; Activate Morton

Pirates Option Hague to Triple-A; Activate Morton

The Pittsburgh Pirates optioned infielder Matt Hague to Triple-A Indianapolis in order to make room on the 25-man roster for right-hander Charlie Morton.

Morton, 28, will start for the Bucs against the San Francisco Giants tonight at 9:05 p.m. ET at AT&T Park. The right-hander will be making his 2012 debut after starting the season on the disabled list (off season left hip surgery). During Morton's last rehab start with Triple-A Indy, Morton allowed one run on six hits over 7.2 innings. He walked one and struck out eight batters while throwing 98 pitches.

The club decided to carry an extra infielder, rather than extra arm in the bullpen to start the season in place of Morton on the active roster. With optioning Hague to Triple-A, Josh Harrison and Yamaico Navarro will remain the ...

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