Pirates place Williams on IL, promote Holmes from Triple-A

The Associated Press

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed right-hander Trevor Williams on the 10-day injured list with a strain in his right side.

Williams, who played at San Diego's Rancho Bernardo High, came out of Thursday night's game after just 3 2/3 innings.

To take his roster spot, right-hander Clay Holmes was recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis on Friday. It's Holmes' second stint with the Pirates this season.

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The Pirates also optioned right-hander Richard Rodriguez to Triple-A and selected the contract of right-hander Geoff Hartlieb from Indianapolis. Hartlieb has no previous big league experience.

Additionally, catcher Jacob Stallings cleared outright waivers and was assigned to Indianapolis.

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