After another disastrous start, the Pirates have designated for assignment starting pitcher Wandy Rodriguez.
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.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Pirates’ impressive pitching depth continued to be on display Monday night at PNC Park. They’ve had to lean on that depth with a number of injured hurlers still working toward a return–whether it’s this season or next.