The Pittsburgh Pirates made a series of roster moves on Tuesday.
They optioned left-handed reliever Doug Slaten and infielder Matt Hague to Triple-A Indianapolis. The club added infielder Drew Sutton to the active roster and selected the contract of catcher Eric Fryer from Triple-A Indy. They also designated left-hander Daniel Moskos for assignment to add Fryer to the 40-man roster.
Slaten posted a 2.77 ERA over 13.0 innings of relief since joining the club in late May. Slaten tossed two innings in the Pirates loss on Monday and allowed a run on a hit, three walks and three strikeouts.
Hague has appeared in 28 games this season with Pittsburgh where he's hit for a .235/.278/.265 line. Since his second recall from Triple-A on May 25, Hague has made just two starts over the last 10 ...
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