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Pirates Activate Gregory Polanco from Disabled List; Recall Dovydas Neverauskas

Polanco missed a total of ten games with his latest injury. Photo Credit: David Hague
Pirates Activate Gregory Polanco from Disabled List; Recall Dovydas Neverauskas
John Dreker

The Pittsburgh Pirates made a couple of roster moves before Wednesday's night game against the Cincinnati Reds. Gregory Polanco has been activated from the disabled list. Jordan Luplow was optioned to Indianapolis to make room on the roster.

Wade LeBlanc was placed on the Bereavement List. The Pirates recalled reliever Dovydas Neverauskas to take his place. This is the third stint in Pittsburgh for Neverauskas, with the previous two also being brief recalls, as this one is expected to be as well. He has pitched a total of five innings over three appearances with the Pirates.

Luplow went 0-for-9 with a walk in his first stint with the Pirates. He was called up on Friday and played four games, getting two starts. Polanco was placed on the disabled list on July 22nd with a left hamstrin...

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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.

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