Garrett Jones hit his third spash-land homer Tuesday.
Have the Pirates convinced themselves they cannot win at Miller Park?
Righty Ross Ohlendorf was activated from the disabled list and optioned to Triple-A Indianapolis.
Another lefty on the mound, Derrek Lee out of the lineup and more.
Pregame news and notes: the slump is over, the Dead are feted, Jones is slugging, lineups and more.
The Pirates have put together a double-digit losing streak for fourth season out of the past six.
A 10-game stretch from hell has dropped the Pirates from first to third place in the division. Also, updates on Derrek Lee and Jose Tabata.
Joel Hanrahan is on track for 43 saves this year, but he’ll need some help from his mates.
Catcher Ryan Doumit was activated off the DL this afternoon, but will watch his first game back from the bench.