News and notes about Derrek Lee trade, etc.
Shortstop Ronny Cedeno was injured Thursday in an on-field collision and is out of action tonight.
Pregame news and notes, lineups.
Alex Presley said his thumb injury “is kind of a nerve thing” but didn’t clarify it any more than that.
Alex Presley is out of the lineup due to a sore left thumb. He wasn’t too eager to talk about it.
Three new faces in the clubhouse today — Jason Grilli (who signed Thursday), Steve Pearce and Ronny Cedeno (back from the DL).
The Pirates are close to finalizing a deal with reliever Jason Grilli.
Chase d’Arnaud is not in the lineup tonight after injuring his neck last night.
Steve Pearce and Ronny Cedeno might be able to rejoin the Pirates later this week in time for a key series against the Cardinals.