Pirates Activate Bryan Reynolds; Place Ji-Hwan Bae on the Injured List

The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated outfielder Bryan Reynolds from the 10-day Injured List. To make room on the active roster, outfielder/infielder Ji-hwan Bae was placed on the 10-day IL.

Reynolds missed 12 days total due to lower back stiffness. He is hitting .279/.350/.473 through 68 games this year. The Pirates went 5-6 without him in the lineup.

Bae is hitting .238/.301/.308 this year in 76 games, while seeing time at second base, center field and shortstop (three starts). No immediate word on his injury.

Reynolds is in the lineup today batting second and playing left field.

Rehab for Crowe

Wil Crowe has joined Low-A Bradenton for a start today. He hasn’t pitched since April 17th, which was his fifth appearance of the season.

Crowe was suffering from right shoulder discomfort at the time. The Pirates placed him on the 60-day IL, but he’s eligible to come off of that once he is ready to return to the majors.

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