Righty Kevin Hart, who’s on the mend from shoulder surgery, joined the Pirates for workouts today in Miami.
During the series against the Reds, Kevin Correia and Charlie Morton pulled off a feat that Pirates fans haven’t seen since 1992.
The scoreboard crew at GABP had a little trouble tonight matching a name to a face.
How long will Ross Ohlendorf be out? It depends who you ask. What’s wrong with Pedro Alvarez’s swing? No one is saying.
The Pirates don’t seem married to handing Jeff Karstens another spot start in Ross Ohlendorf’s absence. But what’s the Plan B?
Jeff Karstens will make a spot start this afternoon against the Reds.
Jose Tabata ranks fifth in the league in OBP and second in stolen bases.
Joe Beimel today was activated off the disabled list. To make room on the roster, Garrett Olson was DFA’d.
Clint Hurdle is giving Pedro Alvarez the night off tonight but had him out doing early hitting work. The Pirates third baseman is a notoriously slow starter, but in 11 games this year he’s hitting just .200 with just one extra-base hit, a double, and he’s gone eight games without an RBI.