Pirates call up Jose Contreras from Triple-A


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.

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