Andrew Lambo has been placed on the Indianapolis disabled list, per an Indianapolis press release. Lambo has missed the last two games with a bruised thumb. His placement on the DL, which is seven days long in the minors, was back dated to May 5th.
Lambo would have been a good option for a call up while the Pirates have an extra roster spot. Obviously he can't be called up now. Even if he could, the Pirates are going with an extra reliever in the short-term. It will be interesting to see if he gets a shot at the majors when he returns. If he returns after seven days, then the Pirates could call him up for that extra roster spot, and could keep him in that spot for about two weeks before they need a fifth starter again....
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