Wood has been called up to the majors.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed right handed pitcher Evan Meek on the 15-day disabled list, and have purchased the contract of right handed pitcher Tim Wood from Indianapolis. To make room for Wood on the roster, the Pirates have transferred Chris Snyder to the 60-day disabled list.
Meek returns to the disabled list with right shoulder tendonitis for the second time. That's not a huge surprise, as his velocity was down in recent appearances.
Wood was signed at the end of Spring Training after being released by the Washington Nationals. He's been impressive in AAA since joining the Pirates, with a 2.96 ERA in 24.1 innings, along with a 24:4 K/BB ratio. Wood has been hitting in the upper 90s with his fastball, touching 98-99 MPH at times...
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