The Pittsburgh Pirates announced that first baseman Travis Ishikawa was added to the 40 man roster, among a plethora of moves to get the Opening Day roster to the 25 man limit. As expected, catcher Chris Stewart was placed on the disabled list. Jeff Locke was also placed on the disabled list. Both moves are retroactive to March 21st.
The final move was Andy Oliver being outrighted to Indianapolis. He was out of options, so he needed to clear waivers before being sent to the minors. Also dropped from the 40 man roster was reliever Vin Mazzaro, who was designated for assignment today.
The Final Roster
Starting Pitchers: Francisco Liriano, Edinson Volzquez, Wandy Rodriguez, Gerrit Cole, Charlie Morton
Bullpen: Jason Grilli, Mark Melancon, Bryan Morris, Tony Watson, Justin Wilson, Stol...
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