Pirates' Contreras reinstated, Hughes optioned to Indy

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The Pirates reinstated RHP Jose Contreras from the bereavement list and optioned RHP Jared Hughes to Class AAA Indianapolis this afternoon.

Contreras, 41, went on the bereavement list Friday after a death in his family. He has a 4.50 ERA in five appearances this season. He missed more than a month earlier this season while recovering from Tommy John surgery.

Hughes, 27, is 1-2 with a 4.61 ERA. He was recalled from Indianapolis on Friday to take Contreras' spot on the roster. He did not pitch this weekend.



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