A few transactions to catch up on from today:

-The Pittsburgh Pirates have recalled infielder Pedro Ciriaco and have placed Steve Pearce on the 15-day disabled list.

-No move yet, but Aaron Thompson is in Pittsburgh, and is expected to be added to the team, possibly by tomorrow to make a spot start on Wednesday.

-The Pirates have signed Nelson Figueroa to a minor league deal and have assigned him to Indianapolis.  Just like their signing of Aaron Heilman, this is a move for depth, as Indianapolis is short on pitchers right now....

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