Bucs reinstate Watson from paternity list, option Lobstein

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) The Pittsburgh Pirates have re-instated left-handed reliever Tony Watson from the paternity list and optioned lefty Kyle Lobstein to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Watson, who was available for Saturday night's game at Texas, was placed on the paternity list Wednesday, the same day Lobstein was recalled from Indianapolis. Watson is 1-0 with a 2.18 ERA in 20 appearances

Lobstein made one appearance Thursday after pitching in nine games in his first stint with the Pirates this season. He is 2-0 with a 4.79 ERA in 10 relief appearances.

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