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Minor Moves: Thornton Added to Indy, Waldrop to the DL

Minor Moves: Thornton Added to Indy, Waldrop to the DL

Zack Thornton has been promoted to Indianapolis.

The Pittsburgh Pirates have promoted Zack Thornton from Altoona to Indianapolis. He's now the third pitcher added to Indianapolis today, following Atahualpa Severino and Graham Godfrey. The Pirates also reinstated Chase d'Arnaud from the 60-day disabled list, putting the 40-man roster at 41. Three pitchers have been added to Indianapolis, and no corresponding moves have been announced yet to clear space on that roster, or on the 40-man.

I feel like there's another shoe waiting to drop. I'll keep this post updated with any more minor moves throughout the day.

UPDATE 3:08 PM: When Thornton is added, the Indians will have 13 active pitchers and 12 active hitters. Godfrey is currently showing up as active on the roster, but Severino is listed as reassigned. So no move will have to be made in Indianapolis until Severino is active.

UPDATE 4:15 PM: Kyle Waldrop has been placed on the Indianapolis DL. Also, Charlie Morton has been tr...

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