Jose Tabata has been activated from the DL. Photo Credit: David Hague
A few roster updates this afternoon:
**The Pirates have activated Jose Tabata from the disabled list. To make room they have optioned Brandon Cumpton to Triple-A.
**Phil Irwin had ulnar nerve transposition surgery on his right-elbow today. He is expected to miss approximately two months of action.
**Jared Hughes will go to Florida for his rehab work. I'm guessing he's going to be pitching for the Marauders.
**Kyle McPherson will visit Dr. James Andrews next week, according to Michael Sanserino.
The activation of Tabata isn't a surprise. The Pirates were expected to send Cumpton down after his start and replace him with a position player. Tabata...
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