The Pittsburgh Pirates have reinstated right handed pitcher Ross Ohlendorf from the 60-day disabled list and have optioned him to AAA, the team announced today. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Pirates have designated relief pitcher Tim Wood for assignment. Wood was signed as a minor league free agent in March, and put up a 5.63 ERA in eight innings with the Pirates in a brief appearance in the majors. At the AAA level he put up a 2.84 ERA in 44.1 innings, serving mostly as the Indianapolis closer.
Ohlendorf has been out since April with a shoulder injury, ad has been rehabbing for the last month. In three starts at the AAA level, spanning 17.1 innings, he had a 3.63 ERA and a 7:7 K/BB ratio. In his last start he threw 103 pitches, although his numbers haven't been dominant, ...
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