Rojas signed a contract with the South Korean baseball club KT Wiz, the Yanhap news agency reports. Rojas will move to the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) after playing for Triple-A Gwinnet in the Braves organization.
The Pirates announced Thursday they optioned elite pitching prospect Jameson Taillon to Triple-A Indianapolis. They also optioned pitcher Casey Sadler and infielder Alen Hanson to Triple-A. Outfielder Willy Garcia was optioned to Double-A Altoona, while pitchers Collin Balester, Jeremy Bleich, infielder Gift Ngoepe and outfielder Mel Rojas Jr. were reassigned to minor-league camp.