By: KDKA-TV News Staff

INDIANAPOLIS (KDKA) – The Pirates have announced that pitcher Steven Brault’s rehab assignment in Indianapolis will begin tonight when he starts the first game of a doubleheader.

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Brault also made an appearance with Single-A Bradenton on July 11 and recorded three strikeouts in 1.2 scoreless innings on 39 pitches.

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That has been his only official appearance of the season as he was placed on the 60-day injured list with a left lat strain.

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Also, the Pirates announced that Gregory Polanco has been reinstated from the injured list and Rodolf Castro has been optioned to Double-A Altoona.