The Pirates are keeping a business-like approach after ascending to the top of the division standings.
Pirates GM Neal Huntington is not worried about high innings counts by his five starters this year.
Kevin Correia has his bags packed and a plane ticket in hand. All he needs is an invite to the All-Star Game — and he’ll likely get one this afternoon.
Pedro Alvarez has recovered from a leg injury, but is not yet ready for prime time.
Brad Lincoln was sent back to Indy … but could he be part of bullpen mix in second half?
A concussion knocks shortstop Ronny Cedeno out of action for at least a week.
Right-hander Brad Lincoln is called up to pitch the nightcap. Neil Walker and Xaiver Nady are ready to play again. The Pirates make a Columbian teenager very wealthy.
Charlie Morton has not allowed a home run in 64.1 IP, the third-longest active streak in the majors.