The Pittsburgh Pirates have recalled right-handed relief pitcher Dovydas Neverauskas from Indianapolis. To make room on the 25-man roster, Steven Brault has been optioned to Indianapolis.
Brault came up yesterday to provide the Pirates with a long reliever out of the bullpen and he ended up going four innings last night, throwing 64 pitches. That made him unavailable for the next 4-5 days, so they recalled Neverauskas, who last pitched on Wednesday when he threw 21 pitches.
This will be the fourth stint for Neverauskas with the Pirates this season. In six appearances for the Pirates, he has allowed three runs over nine innings, with one walk and seven strikeouts. With Indianapolis, the 24-year-old from Lithuania has allowed just two runs over his last 15.2 innings....
To celebrate the upcoming MLB draft, we’re offering a big subscription discount of 18% off from now through the draft , so that you can follow all of our updates and coverage.To get the discount, use the code MLBDRAFT for an Annual subscription, or MLBDRAFT3 for a Top Prospect Plan.
To continue reading the rest of this article, subscribe to Pirates Prospects. Subscribers get access to every article on the site, along with all of our exclusive live coverage of the Pirates' minor league system, all for a very low monthly or yearly rate.
If you're already a member, you can log in below. If you think you're receiving this message in error, please e-mail email@example.com.