Ramirez placed on paternity list; Hu recalled

Ramirez placed on paternity list; Hu recalled

ST. PETERSBURG -- The Rays placed right-hander Erasmo Ramirez on the paternity list and recalled right-hander Chih-Wei Hu from Triple-A Durham ahead of Thursday's game vs. the Marlins.

Hu was optioned to Durham on Wednesday when the Rays recalled left-hander Jose Alvarado from Double-A Montgomery. He has made one scoreless appearance for Tampa Bay this season.

Ramirez is 2-0 with a 2.75 ERA in eight appearances for the Rays this season.

Bill Chastain has covered the Rays for MLB.com since 2005. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.