Pirates activate reliever Hughes from DL, option Scahill

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated right-handed reliever Jared Hughes from the 15-day disabled list.

Hughes had been out since straining his left lat muscle during spring training. He pitched four times on a rehab assignment for Triple-A Indianapolis and allowed five runs and seven hits in six innings with five strikeouts and three walks.

Also Saturday, right-handed reliever Rob Scahill was optioned to Indianapolis. He had a 6.00 ERA in eight appearances.

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