Mike Zagurski has been added to the 40-man roster. Photo Credit: David Hague
The Pittsburgh Pirates made several roster moves this morning. Here is the recap:
Leaving the Roster
**Jose Tabata was placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive May 25th, with a left oblique strain.
**Bryan Morris was optioned to Triple-A.
**Jeff Karstens was transferred to the 60-day disabled list.
Joining the Roster
**Josh Harrison was promoted from Triple-A.
**The Pirates purchased the contract of Mike Zagurski.
Zagurski is a left-hander who had a 2.14 ERA in 21 innings with Indianapolis, along with a 37:9 K/BB ratio. He has been added to the 40-man roster, and the move of Karstens to the 60-day disabled list creates space for his addition. That won't impact the return of Karste...
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