The Pirates announced Sunday that Oliva will be included as one of 19 players on the team's taxi squad for the 2020 season, Adam Berry of reports.

Oliva will also be a part of the Pirates' allotted 60-man roster pool, which currently stands at 59. His inclusion in the larger pool will make Oliva eligible to make his MLB debut in 2020, but the Pirates likely wouldn't rely heavily on the 24-year-old prospect unless injuries thin the team's depth in the outfield. Oliva spent the 2019 campaign at Double-A Altoona, slashing .277/.352/.398 with 36 stolen bases across 507 plate appearances.

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