Pirates activate LHP Antonio Bastardo

CHICAGO (AP) The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated left-handed reliever Antonio Bastardo from the paternity list and sent left-hander Bobby LaFromboise to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Bastardo has a 6.43 ERA in 11 games and seven innings this season.

LaFromboise pitched one scoreless inning in the Pirates' 4-2 loss at Philadelphia on Thursday, his only major league appearance this season.

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