PITTSBURGH (93.7 the Fan) After just one game with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Jerad Eickhoff has been sent back to Triple-A Indianapolis.
It was announced by the Pirates that Eickhoff was designated for assignment and pitcher Austin Brice has been called up.
In Eikhoff’s only MLB appearance, he took a loss giving up 10 runs on four innings.
Brice has appeared in 140 career games at the MLB level and holds a career 5.17 ERA.
The Pirates signed Brice as a free agent prior to the star of the 2022 season and has played 24 games in Triple-A.
Through those 24 games, Brice holds a 3.04 ERA with 31 strikeouts.