Pirates call up Wood, option Ciriaco

The Pirates have activated infielder Brandon Wood on Saturday

and optioned infielder Pedro Ciriaco to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Wood joined the Pirates for their game against the Washington

Nationals, a day after being claimed off waivers from the Los

Angeles Angels.

Wood was not in the starting lineup but Pirates manager Clint

Hurdle says he is expected to see action at all four infield


Ciriaco was recalled from Indianapolis on Friday to fill the

roster spot that opened when infielder Josh Rodriguez was

designated for assignment.