The Pirates today announced a slew of roster moves, surpassing seven players from the 40-man roster per team. pitchers Chase De Jong, Enyel De Los Santos, Kyle Keller, Connor Overton, Chasen Shreve, and Shea Spitzbarth are all paid directly to Triple-A. infielder Wilmer Difo was also outright to Triple-A.
Shreve has chosen free agency, according to Jason Mackey of PGSportsNow (via Twitter). The 31-year-old left-hander posted a 3.20 ERA/4.73 FIP over 57 appearances out of the bullpen. Shreve has played for the Braves, Yankees, Cardinals, Mets and Pirates over an eight-year career.
The Pirates also added several players to the 40-man roster, most of which returned from the 60-day injured list. Steven Brault, Blake Cederlind, Dillon Peters, Jose Soriano, Duane Underwood Jr., and Bryse Wilson are all now on the 40-man roster.