The Pirates activated Pedro Alvarez from the bereavement list today and designated right-hander Ernesto Frieri for assignment. Frieri joined the Pirates in a trade with the Los Angeles Angels in exchange for Jason Grilli. He had a 10.13 ERA with the Pirates in 14 outings, allowing 14 hits and 12 runs in 10 2/3 innings.
Pirates designate Frieri for assignment
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Aug 10