Cruz Placed on DL, Meek Recalled

The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed pitcher Juan Cruz on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation and pitcher Evan Meek has been recalled from class AAA to take his roster spot.

Cruz has pitched in 37 games for the Bucs this season, throwing a 2.61 ERA through 31 innings. He has a 9.3 K/9 and a 4.9 walk rate. Meek was demoted to the Indians after a lackluster 7.39 ERA over ten relief appearances.

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