Qualls comes off DL


Reliever Chad Qualls today was activated from the disabled list. He’d been out due to left toe irritation. … 2B Neil Walker will take some swings left-handed to test his sore lower back.

»»» Last night, Indy lost to Charlotte, 6-4, and was eliminated from the Triple-A International League playoffs. The Indians dropped the best-of-five series, 3-1.

»»» Garrett Jones has hit 43 home runs at PNC Park, which puts him fourth on the Pirates’ all-time list behind Jason Bay (61), Craig Wilson (47) and Brian Giles (45).

Game 139: Cubs @ Pirates, 1:35 p.m. ET

Cubs (53-86): 1. Joe Mather cf, 2. Darwin Barney 2b, 3. Anthony Rizzo 1b, 4. Alfonso Soriano lf, 5. Starlin Castro ss, 6. Josh Vitters 3b, 7. Dave Sappelt rf, 8. Anthony Recker c, 9. Chris Rusin lhp (0-2, 9.00)

Pirates (72-66): 1. Brock Holt 2b, 2. Starling Marte lf, 3. Andrew McCutchen cf, 4. Garrett Jones rf, 5. Gaby Sanchez 1b, 6. Pedro Alvarez 3b, 7. Michael McKenry c, 8. Clint Barmes ss, 9. Jeff Locke lhp (0-1, 4.82)