4:33 AM EDT, Thu July 28, 2016
Pirates' Cervelli, Taillon return from DL

Pirates' Cervelli, Taillon return from DL

The Pirates today recalled catcher Francisco Cervelli from his rehab assignment at Class AAA Indianapolis and reinstated pitcher Jameson Taillon from the 15-day disabled list.
Pirates' Cervelli, Taillon return from DL

Pirates' Cervelli, Taillon return from DL

The Pirates returned two players from the 15-day disabled list Tuesday and avoided sending another there. Back in the starting lineup for the series opener against the Milwaukee Brewers at PNC Park were catcher Francisco Cervelli, right-hander Jameson Taillon and right fielder Gregory Polanco.
Pirates' Cervelli to begin rehab assignment in Indianapolis

Pirates' Cervelli to begin rehab assignment in Indianapolis

Francisco Cervelli will begin a rehab assignment with Class AAA Indianapolis tonight.
Pitchers Cole, Vogelsong throw in simulated innings

Pitchers Cole, Vogelsong throw in simulated innings

OAKLAND, Calif. — The biggest game at Oakland Alameda Coliseum began at 2 p.m. Friday when right-hander Gerrit Cole stepped on the mound and fired his first pitch. The simulated game, featuring rehabilitating right-handers Cole and Ryan Vogelsong and catcher Francisco Cervelli, was watched only by coaches and won’t help the Pirates record, but it was an important step.

Pirates notebook: Stars on disabled list will take big steps Friday

SEATTLE — For the Pirates, Friday is a red-letter day. Right-handers Gerrit Cole and Ryan Vogelsong and catcher Francisco Cervelli will return to the diamond on the team’s first day in Oakland to participate in a batting-practice simulated game, a significant step in their respective rehabilitations.

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