Kramer was optioned to Triple-A Indianapolis on Monday, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports. Kramer was up with the Pirates for just one day, drawing a walk in his only plate appearance. He'll head back to the minors to make room for Trevor Williams, who returns from the paternity list.
The Pirates recalled Kramer from Triple-A Indianapolis on Sunday. Kramer had a cup of coffee with the Pirates earlier in April but didn't see any action during his brief stint with the big club. Over 296 plate appearances with Indianapolis this season, Kramer has slashed .270/.348/.413 with five home runs and four steals while drawing starts at three infield positions (second base, shortstop and third base) and both corner-outfield spots.
The Pirates optioned Kramer to Triple-A Indianapolis on Tuesday, Nubyjas Wilborn of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. Kramer stuck with Pittsburgh for less than a week and never made an appearance during his time with the big club. He was deemed an expendable luxury with the team bringing back Kyle Crick (triceps) from the 10-day injured list in a corresponding move.
Kramer was called up from Triple-A Indianapolis on Thursday. Kramer got his first taste of big-league action last season but failed to impress, going 5-for-37 at the plate. He's up to replace Kevin Newman, who landed on the injured list with a finger laceration, in a corresponding move.
The Pirates optioned Kramer to Triple-A Indianapolis on Monday, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports. He hit .207 with one homer and seven RBI this spring but had no true chance of making the Opening Day roster, barring injury. General manager Neal Huntington said that Kramer will move around the infield and possibly play in the outfield for Indianapolis. according to Rob Biertempfel of The Athletic. Kramer slashed .311/.365/.492 at Triple-A in 2018 but hit just .135 with 20 strikeouts in 37 at-bats for the Pirates in September.