Pirates Release Final Roster For 2020 Shortened Season

By 93.7 The Fan

PITTSBURGH (93.7 The Fan) - The Pirates have released their final roster before the start of the regular season in St. Louis on Friday night against the Cardinals.

On Thursday, the Bucs made the following moves:

Phillip Evans, Derek Holland and Nik Turley have made the major league roster.

Cole Tucker, along with JT Brubaker and Jason Martin have been recalled to the Pirates after being optioned to Triple A Indianapolis during MLB’s first attempt at Spring Training.

The 2020 Pirates Roster (as of July 23).

PITCHERS (16)43 Brault, Steven (LH)65 Brubaker, JT57 Burdi, Nick30 Crick, Kyle56 Erlin, Robbie (LH)45 Feliz, Michael49 Holland, Derek (LH)52 Holmes, Clay23 Keller, Mitch39 Kuhl, Chad59 Musgrove, Joe66 Neverauskas, Dovydas48 Rodríguez, Richard46 Stratton, Chris71 Turley, Nik (LH)34 Williams, Trevor

CATCHERS (2)18 Murphy, John Ryan58 Stallings, Jacob IINFIELDERS (8)55 Bell, Josh64 Evans, Phillip26 Frazier, Adam2 González, Erik19 Moran, Colin27 Newman, Kevin36 Osuna, José3 Tucker, Cole

OUTFIELDERS (4) 6 Dyson, Jarrod5 Heredia, Guillermo51 Martin, Jason10 Reynolds, Bryan

MANAGER & COACHES 17 Shelton, Derek (manager) 86 Andrade, Heberto (Coaching Asst.)16 Brock, Tarrik (First Base) 89 Comadena, Jordan (Bullpen C)28 Cora, Joey (Third Base)2 Eckstein, David (Coach)41 Eckstein, Rick (Hitting)12 Kelly, Don (Bench)47 Marin, Oscar (Pitching)87 Meccage, Justin (Bullpen)85 Rabelo, Mike (Asst. Hitting)53 Sherlock, Glenn (Coach)

Catcher Andrew Susac is on the Taxi Squad.

Keone Kela and Gregory Polanco are both currently out of action due to being infected with COVID-19.

Infielder JT Riddle has been placed on the 10-day Injured list, retroactive to July 20, with a right abdomen strain and catcher Luke Maile has bene placed on the 60-day IL with a right finger fracture.

Two weeks after the season starts, rosters will be reduced to 28 and then to 26 two weeks after that.

Teams will be able to add a 27th man in the event of a doubleheader.

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