Pirates reliever Rob Scahill has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with right forearm tightness and the team has selected right-handed reliever Deolis Guerra from the AAA Indianapolis Indians.
On the disabled list (elbow) since May 8, the Pirates have announced that number six prospect pitcher Nick Kingham has undergone Tommy John surgery and will miss 8-12 months.
Pittsburgh Pirates AAA Manager Dean Treanor joined the Starkey and Mueller Show to talk about the talent at the AAA level, who could help the Pirates at some point this season and Jose Tabata’s career.
Making his third and possibly final rehab start, Pirates starter Charlie Morton pitched 6.1 innings for the teams AAA affiliate, the Indianapolis Indians, allowing two runs on just two hits while walking four and striking out nine.
With the Pirates in need of another bat on the roster, the team has recalled outfielder Jose Tabata.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have recalled second baseman Neil Walker from his rehab assignment and reinstated him from the 15-day disabled list. In a corresponding move, the team has outrighted outfielder Jose Tabata to AAA Indianapolis.
Nobody has seen more of what Gregory Polanco can do than Indianapolis Indians Manager Dean Treanor, and he joined Starkey and Mueller on The FAN to tell Pirates fans what they can expect from the teams top prospect.
A look at whether or not now really is the time for the Pirates to call-up top prospect Gregory Polanco.
Word came out yesterday that the Pirates had sent Relief Pitcher Phil Irwin to AAA, now today the club announced that Infielder Brent Morel will take his spot on the big league roster.
After his 5.1 innings of work last night in which he surrendered 6 earned runs on 8 hits, the Pirates have announced they sent Starter Jeff Locke back to AAA Indianapolis and called up Reliever Phil Irwin.
Well that’s exactly what they have in Gregory Polanco, who is currently tearing it up for the Indianapolis Indians.
Jose Tabata suffered a concussion Wednesday afternoon against the Cincinnati Reds and Travis Snider isn’t exactly tearing it up right now. So with the right field platoon of the Pirates off to a sluggish start, most fans attention has turned to top prospect, Outfielder Gregory Polanco and what he’s doing at the AAA level.
According to the Indianapolis Indians website, Baseball America’s yearly ranking of all the minor league systems in Major League Baseball will have the Pirates at the top of the list for the first time in their 33-year history.
After making his AAA debut Monday night, Jameson Taillon talked to Starkey, Miller and Mueller about the nerves he had to overcome and how he was able to settle in after a rough first inning.
Pirates top prospect Jameson Taillon got to watch Gerrit Cole make his debut this week, and joined Starkey, Miller and Mueller on The FAN to tell us what he saw and how that motivates him even more to make it to the big leagues.