Pirates recall Alex Presley, option Gorkys Hernandez

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The Pirates recalled outfielder Alex Presley from Class AAA Indianapolis today and optioned outfielder Gorkys Hernandez to Indianapolis.

Presley was sent to Indianapolis May 16 to work on pitch selection. He hit .277 in 18 games there with five home runs.

Presley was hitting .303 on April 28 but his average dropped to .220 by May 15.

Hernandez had two hits in 10 at-bats and appeared in nine games for the Pirates.

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Bill Brink: bbrink@post-gazette.com and on Twitter @BrinkPG. First Published June 5, 2012 9:30 AM


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