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

Mitchell Tolman was promoted to Altoona. Photo Credit: Tim Williams
Minor Moves: Austin Meadows to the DL, Mitchell Tolman and Casey Hughston to Altoona

The Pirates made a series of moves throughout their minor league system today, likely in response to two big injuries. We already saw that Josh Harrison was placed on the 10-day disabled list, leading to Chris Bostick being promoted to Pittsburgh. Austin Meadows was also placed on the 7-day disabled list with an oblique strain in Indianapolis. This led to a need for an outfielder and an infielder in Indianapolis.

To fill that need, the Pirates promoted Justin Maffei and Anderson Feliz from Altoona. Both are organizational guys, and both have gone up to Indianapolis this year when the roster was short. Maffei will help fill out the outfield, while Feliz will provide extra infield depth.

This set of moves led to the need for an infielder and an outfielder to move up to Altoona, since l...

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