SEATTLE -- The Pirates activated right-handed pitcher Jeanmar Gomez to the 25-man roster and optioned right-handed reliever Duke Welker this morning.
Gomez will start today against Felix Hernandez and the Seattle Mariners. He is 2-0 with a 3.07 ERA but was placed on the disabled list June 3 with right forearm tightness.
Welker, who made his major league debut Sunday against the Angels, pitched 1 1/3 scoreless innings in a brief stint with the Pirates.
First Published June 26, 2013 4:45 AM