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Thomas recalled from Indy

ST. LOUIS — Left-hander Justin Thomas was recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis, giving the Pirates a six-man bullpen today. Thomas went 3-0 with four saves and a 2.63 ERA in 30 outings for Indy.

»»» Before Saturday’s trades, the average age of the Pirates’ 25-man roster was 27.6 years. After the trades — which dumped 30-somethings D.J. Carrasco (33), Javier Lopez (32), Octavio Dotel (36), Ryan Church (31) and Bobby Crosby (30) — it was 26.3 years.

Lineups for this afternoon’s game:

Pirates (36-67) – 1. Andrew McCutchen cf, 2. Jose Tabata lf, 3. Neil Walker 2b, 4. Garrett Jones 1b, 5. Pedro Alvarez 3b, 6. Lastings Milledge rf, Ronny Cedeno ss, 8. Jason Jaramillo c, 9. Zach Duke (5-9, 5.09) lhp

Cardinals (58-46) – 1. Felipe Lopez 3b, 2. Jon Jay rf, 3. Albert Pujols 1b, 4. Matt Holliday lf, 5. Yadier Molina c, 6. Colby Rasmus cf, 7. Brendan Ryan ss, 8. Adam Wainwright (14-6, 2.23) rhp, 9. Aaron Miles 2b

Comments

  1. Glen in Mt.Washington says:

    I think the trades we made yesterday weakend the bullpen and made me not trust the direction of my team even more.

  2. DaveIn84 says:

    Really Glen? Is that what you think?

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