The Pittsburgh Pirates made a bunch of minor league moves today and at least one more should be announced soon due to roster space. The biggest name moved today was Tyler Waldron, who was injured earlier in the season and has been pitching for Bradenton since he returned three weeks ago. Also moving to Altoona from Indianapolis was catcher Ali Solis, who was demoted to make room for newly-signed catcher Kelly Shoppach. With those two additions and only one other corresponding move, the Altoona Curve roster is one over the maximum.
Waldron has been hit hard recently while with Bradenton
Waldron made three starts at the beginning of the season before going down with a right arm injury. He returned as a relief pitcher with Bradenton on July 26th and has thrown eight innings over five appearances, allowing multiple runs in each of his last four games. To make room for Waldron, utility fielder Kelson Brown was placed on the disabled list.
Ali Solis has bounced around between Altoona and ...