Mazzaro was designated for assignment 11 days ago, and Links speculates that the reasoning for the extra day could have been due to the timing of the move on Memorial Day. If Mazzaro clears waivers, he can be outrighted to Triple-A. However, he'd have a choice between accepting the assignment, or turning it down and turning down the remainder of his $950,000 salary this year. Last time this situation came up, Mazzaro accepted the assignment.
If he does clear waivers, this would be the third time that Mazzaro was outrighted to Triple-A by the Pirates.
UPDATE 6:52 PM: Chris Cotillo reports that Ma...
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