Paul Maholm is on track to where he wants to be as the Pirates head toward the home stretch of spring training.
Ryan Doumit and James McDonald both are on the verge of returning to game action from minor injuries.
Lefty Joe Beimel gave up a homer on the first pitch he threw Monday. But he still said his spring debut felt “amazing” after missing time with an injury.
Joe Beimel gave up a homer on the first pitch he threw today, but still said his spring training debut felt “amazing” after missing time with an injury.
An injury will force righty James McDonald to miss a start this week.
The Pirates this morning sent 10 players, including former first-round pick Daniel Moskos, back to their minor league spring traing camp.
The plan to start Jose Tabata in center field today was hatched even before Andrew McCutchen tweaked his wrist, according to manager Clint Hurdle.
Pedro Ciriaco, trying to win a bench job, has added third base to his resume.
Lefties Joe Beimel and Scott Olsen, who both have battled injuries, are ready to make their spring debuts on Monday.