Giannotti and Sanchez briefly engaged each other after Sanchez was the butt of Home Run Derby jokes on Monday night.
The Pirates have recalled right-handed pitcher Bryan Morris from the AAA Indianapolis and have designated left-handed pitcher Jonathan Sanchez for assignment.
Rain has wiped out Tuesday night’s game between the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates.
PHOENIX (AP) — A.J. Pollock homered twice, doubled and drove in four runs as the Arizona Diamondbacks salvaged the final game of their series against Pittsburgh, routing the Pirates 10-2 on Wednesday.
Shortly after breaking news about Pirates’ roster moves, Michael Sanserino of the Post Gazette joined the Fan Morning Show to discuss who will be with the team when they travel North.
Native New Englander Jeff Locke made up for a disappointing outing in a 16-6 loss to the Boston Red Sox last Friday by lasting his scheduled 4 innings, allowing 1 run on 3 hits and 2 walks as the Pirates beat up on the Boston bullpen, 9-3, in Fort Myers.
This was not a good day to be a Pirates pitcher. The staff combined to allow 16 runs on 14 hits and also walked 14 batters all leading to a 16-6 loss to the Boston red Sox today at McKechnie Field.