The Pittsburgh Pirates
placed right-handed reliever Juan Cruz
on the restricted list to allow him to return home to the Dominican Republic to attend to personal business.
To replace Cruz, the Pirates called up left-hander Doug Slaten
from Triple-A Indianapolis.
The veteran Cruz was 1-1 with a 1.45 ERA in 20 outings. Slaten was 2-0 with a 0.36 ERA and eight saves in 20 games for Indianapolis.
- Juan Cruz
- Doug Slaten
- Pittsburgh Pirates