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Jared Hughes | Relief Pitcher

Team: Pittsburgh Pirates
Age / DOB:  (30) / 7/4/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'7" / 245
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Jared Hughes gave up five runs and six hits in one-third of an inning Tuesday versus the Orioles.
Hughes saw his spring ERA balloon to 11.37 with the ugly outing. He had a 1.96 ERA last season, seemingly making him an integral part of the Pittsburgh bullpen. However, since he has an option remaining and some other Pirates relievers don't, he can't take that roster spot for granted. Mar 24 - 4:34 PM

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Pirates and RHP Jared Hughes avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $1.075 million contract.

Hughes was eligible for arbitration for the first time. Hughes posted a nice 1.96 ERA in 2014 and will again serve in a middle relief role for the Pirates in 2015.
Jan 16 - 1:33 PM

Pirates recalled RHP Jared Hughes from Triple-A Indianapolis.

Hughes will pitch in middle relief while Stolmy Pimentel recovers from a right shoulder injury.
Sat, May 3, 2014 04:51:00 PM

Pirates optioned RHP Jared Hughes to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Hughes tossed 2 1/3 scoreless innings Saturday in his lone day up with the big club. The Pirates needed a fresh bullpen arm and have opted for Casey Sadler.
Sun, Apr 27, 2014 01:17:00 PM

Pirates recalled RHP Jared Hughes from Triple-A Indianapolis.

The 28-year-old has already appeared in one game with the Pirates this season, earning a win while tossing a scoreless inning of relief. He'll provide additional depth in the bullpen while Jason Grilli is sidelined with a strained oblique.
Sat, Apr 26, 2014 01:02:00 PM

Pirates optioned RHP Jared Hughes to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Hughes was up in the majors for only a couple of days and pitched a scoreless inning in his lone relief appearance. The right-hander should get another look soon.
Thu, Apr 24, 2014 09:59:00 AM

Pirates recalled RHP Jared Hughes from Triple-A Indianapolis.

Hughes will take the place of Wandy Rodriguez, who went on the 15-day disabled list, on the roster. The right-hander didn't allow a run in five relief appearances for Indianapolis. He allowed only two hits and two walks while striking out seven.
Mon, Apr 21, 2014 03:18:00 PM

Pirates recalled RHP Jared Hughes from Triple-A Indianapolis.

Hughes owns a 4.44 ERA and 1.56 WHIP in 26 1/3 innings of relief this season with Pittsburgh. He will only pitch in low-leverage spots down the stretch.
Tue, Sep 3, 2013 04:42:00 PM

Pirates optioned RHP Jared Hughes to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Hughes has a weak 4.44 ERA and 1.56 WHIP in 26 1/3 innings of relief this season with the Pirates.
Sat, Aug 31, 2013 06:04:00 PM

Pirates activated RHP Jared Hughes from the 15-day disabled list.

He's been out since June 6 with shoulder inflammation. Hughes has a 4.96 ERA over 16 1/3 innings this year. He'll return to a middle relief role.
Fri, Aug 2, 2013 02:47:00 PM

Jared Hughes (shoulder) threw two scoreless innings Wednesday in a rehab outing at Double-A Altoona.

Hughes started the game and allowed just one hit over his two scoreless frames. He struck out four and issued no walks. The right-hander should be ready to return from the disabled list before the end of July.
Source: MiLB.com
Thu, Jul 18, 2013 10:12:00 AM

Jared Hughes (shoulder) threw a 35-pitch bullpen session Thursday with no issues.

Hughes is headed to the Pirates' spring training complex to continue his rehab. He should be ready for a rehab assignment before too long.
Wed, Jul 3, 2013 08:25:00 PM

Jared Hughes said Wednesday that his right shoulder is improving each day.

This is after he admitted that the shoulder was getting progressively worse for a while before the Pirates finally placed him on the DL last weekend. It's not clear when Hughes will begin a throwing program.
Wed, Jun 12, 2013 08:46:00 PM

Pirates placed RHP Jared Hughes on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 6, with shoulder inflammation.

Hughes was called up on Monday and appeared in two games with the Pirates. Alex Presley has been promoted from Triple-A Indianapolis to replace him on the active roster.
Sat, Jun 8, 2013 01:01:00 PM

Pirates recalled RHP Jered Hughes from Triple-A Indianapolis.

The Pirates were forced to go through five relievers Sunday, so Hughes will provide bullpen depth. He posted a 4.61 ERA in 13 appearances at the major league level earlier this season.
Mon, Jun 3, 2013 02:58:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Francisco Cervelli
2Chris Stewart
1B1Pedro Alvarez
2Corey Hart
3Sean Rodriguez
2B1Neil Walker
2Steve Lombardozzi
SS1Jung Ho Kang
2Jordy Mercer
3Justin Sellers
3B1Josh Harrison
LF1Starling Marte
CF1Andrew McCutchen
2Gorkys Hernandez
RF1Gregory Polanco
2Andrew Lambo
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Gerrit Cole
2Francisco Liriano
3A.J. Burnett
4Charlie Morton
5Jeff Locke
6Vance Worley
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Mark Melancon
2Tony Watson
3Antonio Bastardo
4Jared Hughes
5Arquimedes Caminero
6Rob Scahill
7Deolis Guerra
8Brandon Cumpton