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Jared Hughes | Relief Pitcher

Team: Pittsburgh Pirates
Age / DOB:  (28) / 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 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

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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

Pirates optioned RHP Jared Hughes to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Hughes struck out 13 over 13 2/3 frames for the Bucs, but he also walked nine and posted a 4.61 ERA. He was a quality relief option for the Pirates last season, though, and should get another chance later this summer.
Fri, May 3, 2013 02:51:00 PM

Jared Hughes said through the Pirates on Wednesday that he "did not make any comment with a racial undertone or connotation" to Brandon Phillips during Monday's game.

Hughes hit Phillips with a pitch, after which the two players exchanged words. Phillips alleged on his Twitter account after the game that something racist was said to him by an unnamed Pirates player. According to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Phillips believed he heard Hughes call him "boy." Andrew McCutchen arranged a phone call on Tuesday for Hughes and Phillips to work out their differences, but Hughes has maintained that he never said anything racially insensitive to Phillips.
Wed, Sep 12, 2012 12:37:00 PM

Pirates recalled RHP Jared Hughes from Triple-A Indianapolis.

Hughes was just optioned down to the minors on Sunday, but the Pirates were able to bring him back after Chad Qualls was placed on the bereavement list. The 27-year-old right-hander has a 2.70 ERA and 32/18 K/BB ratio over 56 2/3 innings with the Bucs this season.
Thu, Aug 16, 2012 01:31:00 PM

Pirates optioned RHP Jared Hughes to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Hughes holds a 2.70 ERA and 1.18 WHIP over 47 games this year, but he's scuffled of late, allowing six runs over his last six innings. He'll be back in September.
Sun, Aug 12, 2012 10:31:00 AM

Pirates recalled RHP Jared Hughes from Triple-A Indianapolis.

He'll take the roster spot of Evan Meek, who was option to the minors following Tuesday's game. Hughes has a 1.86 ERA and 4/4 K/BB ratio over 9 2/3 innings with the big club this season.
Tue, May 1, 2012 03:12:00 PM