Taschner on DL

The Pirates placed lefty reliever Jack Taschner on the 15-day disabled list with left hamstring tightness on Thursday and reinstated reliever Brendan Donnelly (oblique strain) from the 15-day DL.

Six Latin Americans signed

Right-hander Brayan Almonte and lefty Angel Sanchez were assigned to the Dominican Summer League. Right-handers Oderman Rocha, Jose Luis Acosta, outfielder Willy Garcia and first baseman Jose Roman were assigned to the Venezuelan Summer League.