The Pittsburgh Pirates reshuffled their bullpen on Tuesday afternoon, adding three fresh arms to the mix. They have placed pitchers Joaquin Benoit and George Kontos on the disabled list and optioned Dovydas Neverauskas to Indianapolis. In their place, Steven Brault, Johnny Barbato and Edgar Santana have all been recalled. Benoit is listed as having left knee inflammation, while Kontos has been out the last couple days with a right groin strain.
Steven Brault hasn't pitched since being sent down to Indianapolis four days ago. Yesterday, Brian Peloza was told that he was going to move to the bullpen, getting him ready for a September role. He was eligible to be recalled since two players were put on the DL, which eliminates the need for him to spend ten days in the minors.
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