Boscan will elect to become a free agent, Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune reports. Boscan found himself with the Pirates multiple times in 2015, but never managed to record an appearance with the club. He was designated for assignment back in August and will now get an opportunity to sign with another team. In 126 innings with Triple-A Indianapolis, the 25-year-old right-hander recorded a 3.07 ERA and 1.39 WHIP to go along with a 86:45 K:BB.
The Pirates recalled infielder Pedro Florimon from Triple-A Indianapolis on Wednesday. Florimon, who was acquired in the offseason, will be making his season debut for the Pirates on Wednesday, as he is batting ninth and starting at shortstop against the Royals. The light-hitting infielder was batting .254 with two homers and 18 RBI at Triple-A. He is taking the roster spot of Wilfredo Boscan who was optioned to Indianapolis on Wednesday.
Pirates outfielder Gorkys Hernandez was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday due to left shoulder discomfort. The move is retroactive to July 13. To take Hernandez's spot on the roster, reliever Wilfredo Boscan was recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis.
The Pirates recalled outfielder Jaff Decker from Triple-A on Friday, the team announced. Decker was hitting .275 with three home runs and 24 RBI in 54 games at Triple-A. To make room for Decker, the team optioned pitcher Wilfredo Boscan to Triple-A. Boscan never appeared in a game with the Pirates during his brief call up.
The Pirates sent pitcher Wilfredo Boscan down to Triple-A on Monday, the team announced. Boscan was called up prior to Sunday's game, but he never appeared in the game. A corresponding roster move will be made before Friday's game at Milwaukee.
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