Matt Diaz’s wrecking ball attitude on the basepaths helped the Pirates whack the Jays, 6-2.
Matt Diaz has seven hits in his past 14 at-bats against southpaws. He’s hitting cleanup tonight against Blue Jays LHP Brett Cecil.
A tender hamstring forced Xaiver Paul out of the Pirates’ lineup tonight.
Jose Veras did the job, Kevin Correia needs a break, and other assorted notes …
Jose Tabata was placed on the DL, and the Pirates recalled Josh Harrison.
Pirates OF Jose Tabata’s left quad injury might not be as bad as it looked when it happened, meaning he might be able to avoid going on the disabled list.
Tim Wakefield remembers the way Pirates games used to be … and was reminded of that last night.
Out of the blue, a roster move …
Lyle Overbay, trying to snap out of batting funk this month, is back in the lineup tonight.
Rookie Chase d’Arnaud will make his major league debut tonight at third base against the Red Sox. No pressure, kid.