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Pittsburgh Pirates activate newly acquired pitcher Robert Stephenson

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Jun 5, 2022; Denver, Colorado, USA; Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Robert Stephenson (29) delivers a pitch in the seventh against the Atlanta Braves at Coors Field. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

The Pittsburgh Pirates activated Robert Stephenson and placed fellow right-hander JT Brubaker on the paternity list Sunday.

The Pirates claimed Stephenson off waivers from the Colorado Rockies on Saturday. He was available for Sunday’s game at Philadelphia.

Stephenson, 29, was 2-1 with a 6.04 ERA in 45 relief appearances this season with Colorado.

He is 14-15 with a 4.97 ERA and two saves in 198 games (22 starts) with the Cincinnati Reds (2016-20) and Rockies.

Brubaker, 28, is 3-11 with a 4.39 ERA in 24 starts this season.

–Field Level Media