|May 17 4:23 PM PT5:23 PM MT6:23 PM CT7:23 PM ET19:23 ET23:23 GMT7:23 CST4:23 PM MST6:23 PM EST6:53 PM VEN3:23 UAE (+1)6:23 PM CT-Contreras was placed on the bereavement list Friday by the Pittsburgh Pirates and right-hander Jared Hughes was recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis to take his spot in the bullpen.
Analysis: Contreras must remain inactive for at least three days but cannot stay on the bereavement list for more than seven. He is 0-0 with a 4.50 ERA over five appearances this season.
|May 3 3:03 PM PT4:03 PM MT5:03 PM CT6:03 PM ET18:03 ET22:03 GMT6:03 CST3:03 PM MST5:03 PM EST5:33 PM VEN2:03 UAE (+1)5:03 PM CT-Pittsburgh selected Contreras' contract Friday.
Analysis: The 41-year-old right-hander posted a 3.86 ERA in seven innings of relief in the Pirates' farm system this season. He was signed to a minor-league contract Feb. 23 and is coming off a season in which he pitched 17 games for the Phillies before undergoing Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery on June 20, 2012.
|Feb. 23 4:51 PM PT5:51 PM MT6:51 PM CT7:51 PM ET19:51 ET0:51 GMT8:51 CST5:51 PM MST7:51 PM EST8:21 PM VEN4:51 UAE (+1)6:51 PM CT-The Pittsburgh Pirates have reached agreement with the 41-year-old Contreras on a minor league contract.
Analysis: Contreras is recovering from surgery on his right elbow and will be doing rehabilitation work during spring training.