The Indianapolis Indians, in conjunction with the Pittsburgh Pirates, announced that infielders Christopher Bostick and Max Moroff were recalled to the big leagues.
Catcher Elias Diaz and infielder Phil Gosselin were optioned to Indianapolis in return.
Utilityman Adam Frazier (MLB rehab) and outfielder Justin Maffei joined Indy as well, with the latter being transferred from Short-Season A West Virginia.
Bostick, 24, batted .320 (31-for-97) with seven doubles, two triples, two home runs, 11 RBI and three stolen bases in 24 games for Indianapolis. He led the team batting and two-baggers, with his .320 average tied for seventh in the International League. Bostick had played 639 career games over his seven-year career after being selected by Oakland in the 44th round of the 2011 MLB June Amateur Draft.
Moroff, 23, hit .258 (25-for-97) with four doubles and an IL-best eight long balls. He notched the first multi-homer game of his career on Saturday at Columbus, the second blast helping him match his career high of eight, set in 2013 and equaled again in 2016. Moroff was a 16th-round pick of the Pirates in 2012, and he made his major league debut on July 31, 2016.
Diaz, recalled by Pittsburgh on May 1, hit .222 (2-for-9) in four games. He recorded his first big league hit on May 2 at Cincinnati, an infield single off Robert Stephenson. With the Tribe this season, Diaz is batting .305 (18-for-59) with five doubles, a home run and 12 RBI.
Gosselin, 28, was acquired by Pittsburgh from Arizona on Feb. 10, 2017, in exchange for right-hander Frank Duncan. In 19 games for the Pirates, Gosselin hit .138 (4-for-29) with one double and one RBI.
Frazier, 25, joins Indy on a major league rehab assignment after straining his left hamstring with Pittsburgh. A man of many positions, Frazier was batting .306 (15-for-49) with four extra-base hits in 15 games for Pittsburgh at the time of his injury.
Maffei has appeared in just one game this season, a 2-for-4 performance on April 30 at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre with the Indians.
SOURCE: Indianapolis Indians
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