The Pittsburgh Pirates recalled pitcher Bryse Wilson ahead of Saturday’s game. It was announced last night that he would be starting today’s game. To make room on the 26-man roster, pitcher Aaron Fletcher has been optioned to Indianapolis. Fletcher threw three scoreless innings last night.
Wilson has an 8.29 ERA and a 1.84 WHIP in 33.2 innings with the Pirates this year. He has pitched much better in Indianapolis, posting a 3.16 ERA, 1.05 WHIP and 29 strikeouts in 31 innings.
The Pirates also announced that Anthony Banda has been traded to the Toronto Blue Jays for cash considerations. He was designated for assignment on Monday. He had a 6.41 ERA and a 1.98 WHIP in 19.2 innings over 23 appearances this year.