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Pirates C Stewart comes off DL

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Updated: 4/19 1:50 pm

Pittsburgh, PA ( - The Pittsburgh Pirates activated catcher Chris Stewart from the 15-day disabled list Saturday and optioned catcher Tony Sanchez to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Stewart underwent right knee surgery on March 19 and batted .400 (6-for-15) with a double and a walk in four rehab games with Indianapolis.

The 32-year-old veteran hit .211 with four homers and 25 runs batted in over 109 games with the New York Yankees in 2013.

Sanchez, 25, hit safely in all six of his games with the Pirates this season, going 6-for-18 (.333) with a double and four RBI.

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