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Pirates promote Wilfredo Boscan, activate Starling Marte

Pirates promote Wilfredo Boscan, activate Starling Marte

Finally taking action to mend their surprisingly ineffective bullpen, the Pirates promoted right-hander Wilfredo Boscan from Class AAA Indianapolis today. To the minors went lefty Cory Luebke, who made the team as a non-roster invitee but struggled both before and after a hamstring issue sent him to the disabled list.
Pirates activate Cory Luebke from DL, option A.J. Schugel to minors

Pirates activate Cory Luebke from DL, option A.J. Schugel to minors

CHICAGO — Two lefts don’t make a right, but the Pirates expect a second lefty can help right their bullpen.
Pirates beat Reds, 5-4, to split rain-shortened series

Pirates beat Reds, 5-4, to split rain-shortened series

CINCINNATI — Picture Pirates vs. Reds at Great American Ball Park, and one conjures images of Wednesday night — multiple home runs, multiple hit batters, warned benches and an ejection or four, this series in recent years distilled into one game.
Pirates notebook: Luebke takes another step toward return

Pirates notebook: Luebke takes another step toward return

CINCINNATI — Cory Luebke took another step toward rejoining the Pirates, and his return will add another variable to the way the Pirates deal with their current roster construction.
Bill Brink's Pirates chat transcript: 5.10.16

Bill Brink's Pirates chat transcript: 5.10.16

Bill: Hi Bill, 2 questions. 1. With the bullpen middle relief struggling, could we see Cory Luebke return soon? I know he struggled first few games but it could have been injury related. Hes thrown ball well at Indy. 2. When do you think the team will go back to a 5 man bench and does Figueroa get another shot when they do?

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