DETROIT, MI - MAY 27: Pitcher Jose Contreras of the Pittsburgh Pirates is pulled from the game by manager Clint Hurdle #13 as catcher Russell Martin waits on the mound in the seventh inning of an interleague game against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on May 27, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Contreras gave up two runs and four hits while walking four batters in the seventh inning.
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Pirates move Burnett to DL, release Contreras
The Pirates put A.J. Burnett on the 15-day disabled list today because of a strained right calf and released right-hander Jose Contreras. The moves cleared space on the active and 40-man rosters for Charlie Morton, who will start tonight's game. Burnett, from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Read more »
Unauthorized immigrant brothers prepare for future after Skyline High School: 'We're not afraid'
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Jose Contreras will throw bullpen Monday
Pirates reliever Jose Contreras, on the 15-day disabled list with lower-back inflammation, resumed throwing on flat ground Friday. The veteran right-hander is scheduled to throw a bullpen session Monday, according to MLB.com Sunday. Pirates reliever Jose from CBS Sports Read more »
Pirates notebook: Contreras placed on DL; Morris returns from Triple-A
DETROIT — One day after allowing four walks and the game's pivotal two runs in the seventh inning, the Pirates sent relief pitcher Jose Contreras to the 15-day disabled list Tuesday with what the team described as “low back inflammation.” The Pirates rec from Pittsburgh Entertainment Read more »
Pirates recall Bryan Morris
With Jose Contreras on the disabled list, the Pirates have recalled reliever Bryan Morris from Triple-A Indianapolis Tuesday. Morris has a 1.42 ERA in five relief appearances in the minors. He is 1-2 with a 3.45 ERA in 15 2/3 innings of work in the major from CBS Sports Read more »