Minor League Moves: Cole Officially Promoted, Curry Activated

A few minor league moves this afternoon.

**The Pirates officially promoted right-handed pitcher Gerrit Cole to Altoona today, in time for his debut tonight. They also activated Matt Curry off the disabled list. Curry has been out with a hamstring injury.

**To make room on the Altoona roster, Elevys Gonzalez was transferred to the Bradenton Marauders, and right-handed pitcher Kris Harvey was placed on the Altoona disabled list with a right calf strain.

**D.J. Crumlich and Chris Diaz were officially added to the State College roster today, after their signings became official yesterday. Francisco Aponte has been transferred to West Virginia.

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  • http://twitter.com/jlease717 John Lease

    When will Appel sign?