Correia, 34, is tied for the major league lead in losses. He has won five games and posted a 4.94 earned-run average in 23 starts.
Correia’s numbers might be underwhelming, but consider this: In the wake of a season-ending knee injury to left-hander
In his first stint in the major leagues, Frias has pitched twice, giving up three runs in three innings.
Correia figures to be used as a long reliever. He could also be a back-of-the-rotation option if
“Kevin gives us an additional option as a starter or long reliever,” General Manager
Colletti is familiar with Correia from their days with the
Correia pitched in six seasons for the Giants and then made stops with the
Correia was an All-Star with the Pirates in 2011, when he was 12-11 with a 4.79 ERA.