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Pirates recall Carmen Mlodzinski, option Quinn Priester

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Pirates are recalling right-handed pitcher Carmen Mlodzinski.

In order to make space for Mlodzinski on the roster, the team is optioning right-handed pitcher Quinn Prieseter to Triple-A. Priester’s last start was Tuesday night in Milwaukee, where the Pirates lost 4-3.

Mlodzinski began this season on the 15-day injured list with right shoulder inflammation. While with Indianapolis, he posted a 6.60 ERA and struck out 13 batters in 15 innings through 13 appearances.

According to our partners at Pittsburgh Baseball Now 25-year-old established himself as an important piece of the Pirates’ bullpen last season. In his rookie campaign, Mldozinski went 3-3 with a 2.25 ERA and recorded one save through 35 appearances.

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