The Pirates have finalized their deal with Columbian shortstop Dilson Herrera, and are expected to announce the signing today.
After tonight’s 4-3 victory against the Cardinals, the Pirates announced a pitching change for Wednesday’s game.
The good news on right-hander Ross Ohlendorf is he will not need surgery to repair his sore upper back. The bad news is, he’s likely done for the season.
The Pirates put Jeff Clement on the disabled list today, hoping the time off will help his irritated left knee.
First-round pick Jameson Taillon met with reporters this afternoon at PNC Park and said he was happy the post-draft contract negotiations — he smiled and called it “an interesting process” — are over. “There was never a doubt in my mind,” Taillon said. “I knew we’d get something done.”