Pirates bring up Hernandez, send Meek down

Updated: May 18, 2012, 8:07 PM ET
Associated Press

DETROIT -- The Pittsburgh Pirates have recalled outfielder Gorkys Hernandez from Triple-A Indianapolis on Friday.

To make room for Hernandez on the active roster, Pittsburgh optioned right-hander Evan Meek to Indianapolis. The Pirates had been carrying 13 pitchers.

The 24-year-old Hernandez has yet to make his major league debut. He was hitting .266 at Triple-A when he was promoted.

Meek has a 7.59 ERA in 10 relief appearance for the Pirates this season.


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