Neal Huntington announced today that Charlie Morton will start the season on the 15-day disabled list. During the off season, we all expected this to happen, but after seeing how quickly Morton has bounced back from surgery to his hip, there was hope he would be ready for the start of the season. Morton will
Pedro Alvarez exited yesterday’s game due to inflammation in his left knee, says Dejan Kovacevic. According to reports, the injury does not seem to be very serious and should only sideline Alvarez for a couple games this weekend. Alvarez has been far from spectacular hitting .133/.156/.333 with two home runs in 30 at-bats this spring.
A.J. Burnett has been diagnosed with an orbital fracture of his right eye…He will undergo surgery tomorrow in Pittsburgh. — Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) March 1, 2012 Well, the news on Burnett’s injury probably could have been better after his examination in Pittsburgh today. Yesterday, newly acquired A.J. Burnett was hit in the right eye during
Well. We’re the Pirates. Seriously, how was this not expected. I’ll let Twitter tell the story. Good morning from Bradenton. The #Pirates bunting tourney is officially underway twitter.com/Pirates/status… — Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) February 29, 2012 #pirates rhp AJ Burnett is assisted by trainer after fouling ball off his face in bunt drill twitter.com/BiertempfelTri… — Rob
Here’s the link to the story by Rob Biertempfel of the Trib. I am not quite sure how I feel about this news. Obviously it’s not good when your former first round pick, who is coming off a disappointing season because of breaking his jaw in 2010 goes and breaks his jaw again. And it
Kristy Robinson hit us with some news this afternoon from her Twitter account that we weren’t aware of. Charlie Morton underwent successful surgery on left hip to repair a torn labrum that began to bother Morton late in the 2011 season. Robinson goes on to add that the approximate recovery time for Morton is 6