Pirates add Guillermo Heredia for outfield, DFA Reyes

Pirates add Guillermo Heredia for outfield, DFA Reyes
ARLINGTON, TEXAS - SEPTEMBER 10: Guillermo Heredia #54 of the Tampa Bay Rays at Globe Life Park in Arlington on September 10, 2019 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

PITTSBURGH — With Starling Marte's future with the club still up in the air, the Pirates added some much-needed outfield depth to their roster Thursday by signing Guillermo Heredia to a major league contract.

The signing was first reported by Francys Romero, who writes for MLB’s Spanish site.

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To make room on the roster, the Pirates designated Pablo Reyes for assignment.

Heredia, 28, was non-tendered by the Rays in December after slashing .225/.306/.363 with 5 home runs and 20 RBI over 231 PAs. He was worth with 0.3 WAR, per Baseball-Reference, and played all three outfield positions.

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