Matt Cain allowed two hits over 6 2-3 innings and the San Francisco Giants pounded the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-0 on Thursday night.
The Pittsburgh Pirates placed ace A.J. Burnett on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right calf and filled his roster spot by activating right-hander Charlie Morton, who returns to the majors almost a year to the day after having Tommy John surgery.
Charlie Morton underwent Tommy John surgery in June and has been working hard to regain his form during his recovery process.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — The Pittsburgh Pirates made several roster moves Sunday, claiming Drew Sutton off waivers and recalling pitcher Bryan Morris from Triple-A Indianapolis.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Charlie Morton may be done for the season, as he’s facing possible Tommy John surgery because of an injured elbow.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Charlie Morton was placed on the 15-day disabled list Friday with elbow inflammation.
Searage chats with the guys about the health of Charlie Morton among other issues facing the Pirates pitching staff.
(93-7 The FAN) — After stringing together four straight wins to climb back to .500 on the season, the Pirates managed just four hits against Cincinnati in an 8-1 loss at PNC Park.
Jonathon Niese allowed one run in 7 2-3 innings, ending a six-start winless streak and helping the New York Mets beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-1 Wednesday for their third victory four games.
Mat Latos struck out a career-high 11 over six sharp innings to lead the Cincinnati Reds to a 5-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday.
(93-7 The FAN) — Four errors were enough to bury the Pirates Tuesday night, as they lost their series opener at St. Louis, 10-7.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Home runs by Garrett Jones and Pedro Alvarez turned a scoreless game into a blowout in the fifth inning Wednesday, as the Pirates blew the game open to beat Colorado, 5-1, in Game 2 of a double-header at PNC Park.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — The Pirates reassigned pitcher Ryota Igarashi, utility players Nick Evans and Jake Fox and catcher Eric Fryer to minor league camp Thursday.
(93-7 The FAN) — Pirates starter Charlie Morton had a rough go of things Wednesday against Tampa Bay, allowing six runs on eight hits five innings of work for a 6-3 loss.
Friday was the final day The Fan Morning Show broadcasted LIVE from the Pirates spring training facility in Bradenton, Fla.