Catcher Chris Snyder will be back in action for the Pirates starting tomorrow.
Pregame … well, pre-rainout news and notes.
Right-hander James McDonald recovered nicely after a ragged first inning Sunday against the Rox.
Manager Clint Hurdle this morning said the Pirates will not carry three catchers on their active roster. So, what happens when Chris Snyder comes off the DL?
Ross Ohlendorf and Evan Meek both have tender shoudlers, which would seem to put the Pirates in a bit of a bind Saturday.
Reliever Ty Yates, who was in spring training camp as a non-roster player and did not make the team, has a torn tendon in his right elbow.
How did Esmil Rogers, 25, making just his 10th career start, dominate the Pirates in the Rockies’ 7-1 victory?
Pregame notes, lineups for the 2011 home opener.