Transactions

Chris Stewart Activated from Disabled List; Stallings Optioned to Indianapolis

Chris Stewart spent 19 days on the DL with his hamstring injury. Photo Credit: David Hague
Chris Stewart Activated from Disabled List; Stallings Optioned to Indianapolis
John Dreker

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced on Sunday morning that catcher Chris Stewart has been activated from the disabled list. To make room on the active roster, catcher Jacob Stallings has been optioned to Indianapolis. The Pirates have been carrying three catchers with Stallings, Francisco Cervelli and Elias Diaz. They will continue to do so for the time being, stating that they want to limit the workload for Cervelli as he comes back from the 7-day DL for concussions.

Stewart went on the DL on May 30th due to a left hamstring strain. He originally expected to miss the minimum amount of days, but took longer to recover. Stallings started two games since he was called up on June 7th, joining the team when Cervelli went on the DL....

To continue reading the rest of this article, subscribe to Pirates Prospects. Subscribers get access to every article on the site, along with all of our exclusive live coverage of the Pirates' minor league system, all for a very low monthly or yearly rate.

If you're already a member, you can log in below. If you think you're receiving this message in error, please e-mail tim@piratesprospects.com.

Transactions
John Dreker

John was born in Kearny, NJ, hometown of the 2B for the Pirates 1909 World Championship team, Dots Miller. In fact they have some of the same relatives in common, so it was only natural for him to become a lifelong Pirates fan. Before joining Pirates Prospects in July 2010, John had written numerous articles on the history of baseball while also releasing his own book and co-authoring another on the history of the game. He writes a weekly article on Pirates history for the site, has already interviewed many of the current minor leaguers with many more on the way and follows the foreign minor league teams very closely for the site. John also provides in person game reports of the West Virginia Power and Altoona Curve.

More in Transactions

Drew Hutchison Clears Waivers, Sent Outright to Indianapolis

John DrekerSeptember 15, 2017

Pirates Claim Left-Handed Pitcher Jack Leathersich from Cubs

John DrekerSeptember 4, 2017

Minor Moves: Austin Meadows to the DL, Mitchell Tolman and Casey Hughston to Altoona

Tim WilliamsSeptember 3, 2017

Pirates Activate Wade LeBlanc and Joaquin Benoit from Disabled List

John DrekerSeptember 1, 2017

Philadelphia Phillies Claim Juan Nicasio

John DrekerAugust 31, 2017

Pirates Recall Dovydas Neverauskas and Jordan Luplow; Adam Frazier to Disabled List

John DrekerAugust 28, 2017

Pirates Prospects is an independent media outlet, and is in no way affiliated with the Pittsburgh Pirates, their minor league affiliates, Major League Baseball, or Minor League Baseball.

Copyright © 2017 Pirates Prospects