The Pittsburgh Pirates have recalled right-handed reliever Bryan Morris from their Triple-A Indianapolis club on Tuesday. In his brief career, Morris has posted a 3.05 ERA over 20.2 innings pitched, striking out 15 while walking 10. He takes the roster spot of reliever Jose Contreras who was placed on the 15-day disabled list due to inflammation in his lower back.
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Bryan Morris is back on the roster. Photo Credit: David Hague
The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed Jose Contreras on the 15-day disabled list with low back inflammation, and have recalled Bryan Morris to take his place. Morris was recently optioned to make room for Mike Zagurski, but is eligible to return early due to the DL placement for Contreras.
Mike Zagurski has been added to the 40-man roster. Photo Credit: David Hague
The Pittsburgh Pirates made several roster moves this morning. Here is the recap:
Leaving the Roster
**Jose Tabata was placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive May 25th, with a left oblique strain.
**Bryan Morris was optioned to Triple-A.
**Jeff Karstens was transferred to the 60-day disabled list...
The Pittsburgh Pirates have recalled right handed pitcher Bryan Morris from Triple-A Indianapolis. He replaces the hot tempered Jonathan Sanchez who was released after throwing at first baseman Allen Craig of the St. Louis Cardinals.
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MLB News: The Pittsburgh Pirates optioned pitcher Bryan Morris to Triple-A Indianapolis Tuesday to make room for Vin Mazzaro, who was recalled today. This move is in an attempt to help out an overworked bullpen.
Fantasy Ramifications: None.
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Right-handed reliever Bryan Morris was recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis by the Pittsburgh Pirates before Friday night's game with the Cincinnati Reds and fellow righty Chris Leroux was designated for assignment.
Leroux had a 6.75 ERA in two relief appearances this season, allowing three runs and four hits in three innings with six walks and three strikeouts. He can opt for...
Chris Leroux can refuse an outright assignment and become a free agent.
Earlier today the Pirates called up Bryan Morris and designated Chris Leroux for assignment. It seems like a simple process for each player. Usually when a player is DFAd, he is placed on waivers and outrighted to Triple-A. With Morris, he had been optioned to start the year, and was just recalled. But there...
Bryan Morris was optioned to Triple-A today.
One day after we learned that Bryan Morris had a fourth option year, the Pittsburgh Pirates optioned Morris to Triple-A. It’s coincidental in the way that it played out. Baseball America reported the players with additional option years yesterday. The Pirates and Morris had known for a few months.
I’ve been saying for the better part...
The Pirates made a surprising move today, sending Bryan Morris to Triple A. The writing was written on the wall for Bryan Morris when he was given a rare fourth option. When I wrote my Roster Watch it was before he was given the option. I still think this move hurts the team. It hurt…
Right-hander Bryan Morris got a taste of the big leagues late in the 2012 campaign. He appeared in five games for the Pirates and posted a 0-0 record in five innings of work with a 1.80 ERA. Morris posted a 2-2 record with five saves and 2.67 ERA with 79 strikeouts in 46 relief appearances for Triple-A Indy. PiratesDugout.com's George Von Benko caught up with Morris at the end of the season.