Originally posted on Where Is Andy Van Slyke  |  Last updated 12/7/11
I've got a busy end of the day here, but there are a few things we need to catch up on here: Rob Biertempfel tweets that the Pirates are out on Wilson Betemit, which means that the utility infield job is still open. Ian Stewart, here we come! Meanwhile, the addition of both McLouth and Bedard means the club has two roster spots to open up and so they've DFA'd both Jason Jaramillo and Pedro Ciriaco (I'm having trouble figuring out exactly who reported this first, but it's all over the place by now). I'm pretty surprised to see that Ohlendorf wasn't one of the people DFA'd, because I'm almost positive he'll be a non-tender in the coming days or weeks. It's possible he'll be removed to make room for a Rule 5 pick at the end of the meetings. In any case, it's odd that they'd DFA these two with the non-tenders coming up, so maybe we should read this as a sign that more moves are coming in the near future. What a day, huh? I guess I was wrong when I said the Pirates wouldn't be doing much...
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