Pirates Option Bryan Morris, Re-Assign Two More
The Pittsburgh Pirates made a few cuts from major league camp this morning. They optioned right-hander Bryan Morris to Triple-A, and reassigned infielders Ivan De Jesus Jr. and Jared Goedert to minor league camp. It was previously believed that Morris was out of options, although earlier this week we learned that he was granted a fourth option year. De Jesus had a very small chance of making the team after the addition of John McDonald.
The Spring Training tracker is updated with the move. There are now 37 active players in camp, plus Charlie Morton, Francisco Liriano, and Jose Contreras rehabbing, and Chase d’Arnaud on the 60-day disabled list.