The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated left-handed pitcher Antonio Bastardo from the disabled list. As we reported last night, Jacob Stallings was optioned to Indianapolis to make room on the 25-man roster.
Bastardo was shutdown on April 25th and placed on the disabled list. He immediately went to Pirate City and began to work on making some adjustments. He stayed there for over a month and began pitching in Extended Spring Training games after the first couple weeks. On May 27th, he was sent Indianapolis, where he made 12 appearances, posting a 3.18 ERA in 11.1 innings, with 11 hits allowed, eight walks and nine strikeouts.