Jared Hughes RP PIT 25 Days

Hughes has compiled career-best marks with an earned-run average of 1.76 and WHIP of 1.11 (in 46 IP) for the Pirates in 2014.

The team continues to use him in high leverage situations as early as in the fifth inning. Hughes has increased his ground-ball rate from 56.3 percent to 62.8 percent. The righty has snagged six relief wins and seven holds, though he ranks behind Mark Melancon and Tony Watson in the bullpen pecking order.

Jared Hughes RP PIT 4 Months

Pirates recalled RHP Jared Hughes from Triple-A Indianapolis.

Hughes will pitch in middle relief while Stolmy Pimentel recovers from a right shoulder injury.

Jared Hughes RP PIT 4 Months

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.

Jared Hughes RP PIT 4 Months

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.

Jared Hughes RP PIT 4 Months

Pirates recalled RHP Jared Hughes from Triple-A Indianapolis.

Hughes will provide additional depth in the bullpen while Jason Grilli is on the disabled list with a strained oblique. He picked up a victory in his only appearance with the Pirates this season, allowing two hits in a scoreless inning of work.

Jared Hughes RP PIT 4 Months

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.

Jared Hughes RP PIT 4 Months

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.

Jared Hughes RP PIT 12 Months

Piraes 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.

Jared Hughes RP PIT 12 Months

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.

Jared Hughes RP PIT Aug 02 '13

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.