Harrison was slashing .272/.339/.432 on the year for Pittsburgh and was a member of this year’s All-Star team. While this shortage could have been devastating if the Pirates were in contention, at 4th place in the National League Central their hearts will go on for the time being.
In the 29-year old’s place, the Pirates have called up Chris Bostick from Triple-A Indianapolis.
Check out what else is going on in the National League Central:
- The Cincinnati Reds have picked up a 2018 option on manager Bryan Price.
- The Pirates have reinstatedJoaquin Benoit and Wade LeBlanc.
- Soo...what’s gonna happen with the Reds’ bullpen?