Good on the Pirates. In this instance, at least, good on the Pirates.
After another disastrous start, the Pirates have designated for assignment starting pitcher Wandy Rodriguez.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Pirates have placed closer Jason Grilli on the 15-day disabled list with a right forearm strain.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Relief pitcher Evan Meek, the Pirates’ lone MLB All-Star representative in 2010, has been designated for assignment after a tumultuous and injury-plagued two-year period, the team announced a short while ago.