• by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Wirfin Obispo outrighted to Triple-A

    Pirates pitcher Wirfin Obispo was outrighted to Triple-A Indianapolis after clearing waivers, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.

  • by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

    Wirfin Obispo outrighted Thursday

    Pirates pitcher Wirfin Obispo has been outrighted to Triple-A. Obispo was recently designated for assignment, and accepted an option to the minors. He's posted a 3.80 ERA over two minor-league levels.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Wirfin Obispo gets DFA tag from Pirates

    The Pirates have designated right-handed minor leaguer Wirfin Obispo for assignment. Obispo owns a 2.98 ERA in two levels this season with 45 strikeouts in 45 innings, but he has walked 25 and has struggled with his control over the last three seasons.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Wirfin Obispo claimed by Pirates Sunday

    The Pirates claimed Wirfin Obispo off waivers Sunday, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.Obispo was designated for assignment on Saturday. In 19 appearances at Triple-A Gwinnett, he went 1-2 with a 4.66 ERA in 19 1/3 innings.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Braves move three pitchers up and down

    The Braves made several minor moves Saturday with three right-handers. They designated for assignment Wirfin Obispo, purchased the contract of Shae Simmons and optioned Ian Thomas back to Triple-A Gwinnett. Simmons has been tearing it up at Double-A Mississippi. He has yielded just two earned runs on 15 hits in 23 innings with just six walks and 30 strikeouts.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Braves make four camp cuts Friday

    The Braves optioned pitchers Carlos Perez and Wirfin Obispo to Triple-A Gwinnett Friday while also re-assigning pitchers Shae Simmons and Lay Batista to minor-league camp.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Ryan Buchter, Wirfin Obispo added to 40-man roster

    The Braves have added left-hander Ryan Buchter and right-hander Wirfin Obispo to their 40-man roster on Friday, MLB.com reports.

  • by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com

    Wirfin Obispo up for Atlanta bullpen spot, too

    Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said following Tuesday's Grapefruit League game against the Tigers that Wirfin Obispo is a candidate for one of the last remaining bullpen spots, reports MLB.com. Obispo went an inning against the Tigers Tuesday and struck out two with a hit. The 28-year-old has not allowed a run this spring over five innings with seven Ks. He joins Cristhian Martinez and Anthony Varvaro as possibilities for the last remaining bullpen spot.

  • by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com

    Braves trim two from roster

    The Braves pared down their roster Sunday, reassigning pitchers Sean Gilmartin and Wirfin Obispo to their minor-league camp. Gilmartin is viewed as one of the club's top pitching prospects and will open the season in the rotation for Triple-A Gwinnett.