PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Pirates have placed closer Jason Grilli on the 15-day disabled list with a right forearm strain.
Detroit Tigers utility, former Pirate, and Pittsburgh native Don Kelly joined The Fan Morning Show Monday, with the Pirates set to take on the Tigers in Detroit just hours later.
Pirates Infielder Brandon Inge talked to Bob Pompeani about the strength of the Pirates bench as well as the state of the team.
Despite 12 big league seasons on his resume, when Brandon Inge stepped to the plate Monday night in Port Charlotte, Fla., he did not know whether he would have a job today.
Pirates manager Clint Hurdle had said that veteran Brandon Inge is “close” playing a position in Grapefruit League games and that’d be fine with Inge, who is recovered from shoulder surgery last September – well, almost.
Brandon Inge has been around a while. But he’s never been to a big league camp other than the one in Lakeland, Fla., home of the Detroit Tigers.
New Pirates Infielder Brandon Inge is taking part in his first spring training outside of the Detroit Tigers organization, and told Starkey, Miller and Mueller on Sports Radio 93.7 The FAN that it’s pretty different for him, but he’s really enjoying it so far.
The Pirates added some veteran depth to the infield on Wednesday by signing Brandon Inge.