Pirates outright 3B Miguel Andujar to Triple-A

The Pittsburgh Pirates outrighted Miguel Andujar to Triple-A Indianapolis on Thursday after the third baseman cleared waivers.

Andujar, 27, will be a non-roster invitee to spring training.

The Pirates designated Andujar for assignment to open a roster spot for outfielder Andrew McCutchen. Andujar is making $1.52 million this season.

The Pirates selected Andujar off waivers from the New York Yankees in late September. He batted .235 with one home run and 17 RBIs in 36 games for the Yankees and Pirates in 2022.

He’s a career .272/.302/.447 hitter with 35 homers and 131 RBIs in 268 games. He was runner-up for the American League Rookie of the Year award in 2018 with a .297 average, 27 home runs and 92 RBIs.