McPherson, Wilson Optioned; McCutchen Recalled

McPherson, Wilson Optioned; McCutchen Recalled

The Pittsburgh Pirates optioned right-hander Kyle McPherson and left-hander Justin Wilson to Triple-A Indy on Tuesday. In order to make room on the roster, the Pirates recalled righty Daniel McCutchen from Triple-A, and activated Chad Qualls from bereavement list.

McPherson and Wilson both made their Major League debuts on Monday in San Diego. McPherson tossed two scoreless innings allowing just one hit and struck out two. Wilson struck out the side, and gave up two hits, in an inning of work against the Padres....

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

More in Transactions

Clario Perez

Minor Moves: Pirates Re-Sign Clario Perez

John DrekerNovember 30, 2015
(Photo Credit: David Hague)

Pirates Acquire RHP Allen Webster From Diamondbacks

John DrekerNovember 25, 2015
(Photo Credit: David Hague)

Pirates Sign 1B/OF Jake Goebbert, Added to 40-Man Roster

John DrekerNovember 25, 2015
PNC Park Pirates Fans

Pirates Sign Outfielder Danny Ortiz and RHP Curtis Partch

John DrekerNovember 23, 2015
Photo Credit: Sean McCool

Pirates Protect Glasnow, Bell, Ramirez and Moroff From the Rule 5 Draft

Tim WilliamsNovember 20, 2015
(Photo Credit: David Hague)

Pirates Purchase Independent League Pitcher

John DrekerNovember 20, 2015

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