The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated right-handed reliever Jose Contreras from the bereavement list Tuesday. To make room for him on the active roster the Pirates have decided to option right-handed reliever Jered Hughes from Triple-A Indianapolis. Hughes will serve as relief depth for the organization and most likely will get another shot at the majors sooner or later in 2013....
Jose Contreras has activated from the bereavement list.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated right-handed pitcher Jose Contreras from the bereavement list. To make room, Jared Hughes has been optioned to Triple-A. The move is the exact opposite of the move from a few days ago, when Contreras was placed on the bereavement list due to a death in the family and Hughes came up to take his place.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed right-handed reliever Jose Contreras on the bereavement list and will most likely miss the next three-to-seven days. Taking his spot on the active roster is Jared Hughes who was recalled from their Triple-A Indianapolis minor league affiliate. Hughes is expected to pitch in middle relief during Contreras’ absence. We here at FFLockerRoom send...
Right-hander Jose Contreras was placed on the bereavement list Friday by the Pittsburgh Pirates and right-hander Jared Hughes was recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis to take his spot in the bullpen.
Contreras must remain inactive for at least three days but cannot stay on the bereavement list for more than seven. He is 0-0 with a 4.50 ERA over five appearances this season.
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Last season, Hughes posted a 2.85 ERA with 50 strikeouts in 75.2 innings. (Photo Credit: David Hague)
Right-handed reliever Jose Contreras has been placed on the bereavement list due to a death in his family, and the Pirates have recalled righty Jared Hughes to take his spot in the bullpen.
Contreras made his Pirates debut May 5 and has pitched in five games, with four strikeouts...
The Pirates made two roster swaps before Friday’s game, adding Jose Contreras and Jordy Mercer to the team. To make room, Neil Walker was moved to the DL and Jared Hughes was optioned to AAA.
Contreras was signed in the offseason and is a 41 year old reliever from Cuba. I discussed his addition in February here and he’s been pitching well in his minor league rehab outings....
The Pittsburgh Pirates have called up 41-year-old right handed pitcher Jose Contreras to the big league roster. Contreras had been playing at Triple-A Indianapolis.
During his time at Triple-A, Contreras had a 3.86 ERA and recorded eight strikeouts in seven innings of work.
The Pirates will use Contreras, who had been working his way back from Tommy John surgery, as a middle reliever.
Jose Contreras is set to join the Pirates on Friday.
According to Rob Biertempfel, the Pirates plan to add Jose Contreras to the roster on Friday.
Hurdle: #Pirates expect to call up reliever Jose Contreras on Friday in time for start of series v. #Nationals
— Rob Biertempfel (@BiertempfelTrib) April 30, 2013
Contreras threw an inning in relief this morning with Indianapolis,...
Jose Contreras has been promoted to Indianapolis.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have promoted right-handed pitcher Jose Contreras to Indianapolis, per an Altoona press release. Contreras was previously with Altoona, working his way back from an elbow injury last year. He pitched back to back games last week on the 20th and 21st in Altoona, and will now go to Indianapolis for the next step...
Former major league pitcher Jose Contreras has become the first athlete who defected from Cuba to return to his native land, thanks to a recent Cuban law that has eased travel restrictions, even for "high-level defectors."
Contreras, 41, left Cuba in 2002 to play in the majors. In his 10-year career, he has compiled a 78-67 record with a 4.55 ERA in 292 appearances (175...