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Jared Hughes | Relief Pitcher

Team: Pittsburgh Pirates
Age / DOB:  (29) / 7/4/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'7' / 245
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Pirates recalled RHP Jared Hughes from Triple-A Indianapolis.
Hughes will pitch in middle relief while Stolmy Pimentel recovers from a right shoulder injury. May 3 - 4:51 PM

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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.
Apr 27 - 1:17 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.
Apr 26 - 1:02 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.
Apr 24 - 9:59 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.
Apr 21 - 3:18 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

Pirates optioned RHP Jered Hughes from Triple-A Indianapolis.

He'll head back down to the minors now that Jose Contreras is back from the bereavement list. Hughes has a 4.61 ERA and 13/9 K/BB ratio over 13 2/3 innings this season and should get another shot in the Pirates' bullpen before long.
Tue, May 21, 2013 02:47:00 PM

Pirates recalled RHP Jared Hughes from Triple-A Indianapolis.

He'll take the roster spot of Jose Contreras, who was placed on the bereavement list. Hughes has a 4.61 ERA and 13/9 K/BB ratio over 13 2/3 innings with the Pirates this season and will operate in middle relief.
Fri, May 17, 2013 06:32:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Russell Martin
2Chris Stewart
1B1Pedro Alvarez
2Ike Davis
3Gaby Sanchez
2B1Neil Walker
SS1Jordy Mercer
2Clint Barmes
3B1Josh Harrison
LF1Starling Marte
CF1Andrew McCutchen
RF1Travis Snider
2Jose Tabata
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Francisco Liriano
2Gerrit Cole
3Charlie Morton
4Edinson Volquez
5Jeff Locke
6Vance Worley
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Mark Melancon
2Tony Watson
3Justin Wilson
4Jared Hughes
5John Axford
6Jeanmar Gomez
7Brandon Cumpton
8Stolmy Pimentel