According to Rob Biertempfel, the Pirates re-acquired Brian Bixler from the Cleveland Indians for a player to be named later. Biertempfel posted the note via Twitter. Bixler, 27, has a career.178/.238/.237 line at the major league level however has hit better at Triple A this year, posting a .278/.345/.383 line as a super-utility player. He has played all three outfield positions and appeared at second, third and short so far this season. Bixer will report to Indianapolis.