Rob Biertempfel reports that C Wyatt Toregas has cleared waivers and will be outrighted back to AAA-Indianapolis. Toregas was designated for assignment to make room for Mike McKenry on the 25 and 40 man rosters. Toregas, 28, collected just 4 AB for the Pirates after Chris Snyder was placed on the disabled list last week.
Final: Pirates 1, Astros 0 WP: Jeff Karstens (4-4) LP: Bud Norris (4-5 SV: Joel Hanrahan (18) What can I say about this game? Jeff Karstens is a beast. I have no idea how he’s doing it, but Karstens tossed 6 2/3 scoreless today allowing only 3 hits while not walking a batter. It is
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David Todd from Extra Innings reports that reliever Jose Ascanio has cleared waivers and has been outrighted to AAA-Indianapolis. Ascanio, 26, pitched in 8 games for the Pirates this season and had a 7.11 ERA over 6.1 innings. It was Ascanio’s first stint in the big leagues after being on the disabled list since late
The Pirates currently have 9 players on the disabled list. Let’s check in on them and see what their statuses are and when we can expect them back. 60-Day Disabled List: Kevin Hart – Hart has been sidelined since receiving right shoulder surgery on a torn labrum in May of 2010. Hart suffered a set
Final: Pirates 3, Mets 1 WP: Paul Maholm (3-7) LP: Mike Pelfrey (3-5) SV: Joel Hanrahan (17) The Pirates grabbed an early lead thanks to a leadoff single by Tabata to lead off the 1st. Then, on a gift call from 2nd base umpire Jerry Lane, Tabata was awarded 3rd base on a single by