The Pirates have recalled infielder Oneil Cruz from Triple-A Indianapolis and have placed RHP Tanner Anderson on the 10-day injured list (retro to 10/1) with a right foot contusion.
In 68 minor league games this season, Cruz hit .310 (84-for-271) with 16 doubles, five triples, 17 home runs, 47 RBI and a .970 OPS. He went 11-for-21 (.524) with five home runs, a .655 OBP and a 1.941 OPS in six games with Indianapolis after being promoted there from Double-A Altoona on 9/20.
Cruz is ranked by MLB Pipeline as Pittsburgh’s No. 3 prospect and the No. 52 overall prospect in MLB.
Cruz will be wearing uniform #61.