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Pirates Roster Moves: Trevor Williams On Injured List, Richard Rodríguez To Indy

It was a busy Friday in the Pittsburgh Pirates locker room.

May 17, 2019 - 7:57 pm

PITTSBURGH (93.7 The Fan) - It was a busy Friday in the Pittsburgh Pirates locker room.

Right-handed pitcher Trevor Williams was placed on a 10-day injured list with a right side strain, and the Pirates announced that right-handed pitcher Clay Holmes has been recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis to take Williams’ place on the 25-man active roster.

Richard Rodríguez has been optioned to AAA. Rodriguez has had trouble finding success out of the Pirates bullpen this year. He's 0-3 with a 5.49 ERA through 19.2 innings pitched. He has also allowed eight homeruns.

The Pirates also announced they will contract 25-year-old, right-handed pitcher Geoff Hartlieb from Indianapolis and catcher Jacob Stallings has cleared outright waivers and  been assigned outright to Indianapolis.

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