Transactions

Hughes Versatility Earns Him 26th Spot for Doubleheader

Hughes Versatility Earns Him 26th Spot for Doubleheader

PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- Right-hander Jared Hughes stay in Triple-A Indianapolis was shorter than originally expected. After being optioned on Saturday in order to activate starter A.J. Burnett from the disabled list, Hughes was demoted to the minors due the lack of room in the 'pen being told he'd back back in Pittsburgh soon.

On Wednesday the 6"7' reliever was all smiles back at his locker in the Pirates clubhouse.

According to the new baseball collective bargaining agreement, teams will be allowed to have 26 active players for day-night doubleheaders. The roster expands before the game, and goes back to 25 after the second game.

Hughes said he found out the news yesterday from Manager Dean Treanor after the club's game at home in Indianapolis. He took the red eye to Pittsburgh last n...

This content is for Pirates Prospects subscribers only. Subscribers get access to all of our daily articles on the Pirates and their minor league system, with live coverage throughout the system on a daily basis. Our lowest rates are $2.22 per month under our Top Prospect Plan, which also gets you a FREE copy of the 2016 Prospect Guide. We also have a promotion with DraftKings where you can get a FREE one-year subscription to the site by signing up as a new DraftKings customer and making a $5 minimum deposit.  Subscribe today to access all of our daily coverage of the Pirates' system.

If you're already a member, you can log in below. If you think you're receiving this message in error, please e-mail tim@piratesprospects.com.

Transactions

More in Transactions

(Photo Credit: David Hague)

Tyler Glasnow Placed on Disabled List, Schugel Recalled

John DrekerJuly 24, 2016
Tyler Glasnow 2 22916

Tyler Glasnow and Elias Diaz Recalled, A.J. Schugel Optioned to Indianapolis

John DrekerJuly 23, 2016
(Photo Credit: David Hague)

Erik Kratz Clears Waivers, Elects Free Agency

John DrekerJuly 22, 2016
Elias Diaz TW 71016 4

Pirates Activate Elias Diaz from Disabled List and Option Him to Indianapolis

John DrekerJuly 20, 2016
(Photo Credit: David Hague)

Pirates Activate Jameson Taillon and Francisco Cervelli from Disabled List

John DrekerJuly 19, 2016
(Photo Credit: David Hague)

Pirates Option Josh Bell to Indianapolis, Activate Gerrit Cole

John DrekerJuly 16, 2016

Pirates Prospects is an independent media outlet, and is in no way affiliated with the Pittsburgh Pirates, their minor league affiliates, Major League Baseball, or Minor League Baseball.

Copyright © 2015 Pirates Prospects