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Pirates to promote Dovydas Neverauskas, return Steven Brault to minors

The Pirates are expected to recall reliever Dovydas Neverauskas prior to their game Saturday and option left-hander Steven Brault to Class AAA Indianapolis. Since Brault threw four innings Friday and is unavailable to pitch for a few days, Neverauskas will provide a long-relief arm.

Wade LeBlanc placed on DL with quad strain; Steven Brault called up

The Pirates swapped left-handed long relievers Friday, promoting prospect Steven Brault from Class AAA Indianapolis and placing veteran Wade LeBlanc on the 10-day disabled list with a left quad strain one day after he was shelled by the St. Louis Cardinals for four runs.
Pirates Breakdown Aug 18, 2017

Should the Pittsburgh Pirates have traded for Neil Walker?

Late last Saturday, the Milwaukee Brewers acquired Neil Walker in a trade with the New York Mets. Meanwhile, the Pittsburgh Pirates are technically still in playoff contention, but fans wonder if management has done enough to make a run at the division. Should the Pirates have tried to bring back Walker, the former fan favorite? […] The post Should the Pittsburgh Pirates have traded for Neil Walker? appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.

Don’t expect to see Jose Osuna at third base this season

The Pirates aren’t ready to audible their third-base plans. Though rookie Jose Osuna — a first baseman by trade and a corner outfielder by necessity — has trained at third base with infield coach Joey Cora since the All-Star break and seems to be progressing smoothly at that position, the intent remains to acclimate the 24-year-old Osuna slowly to the hot corner.
Viva El Birdos Aug 17, 2017
Cardinals v Pirates Lineups, Game Thread August 17

Cardinals v Pirates Lineups, Game Thread August 17

Trevor Rosenthal hits the DL Cardinals v Pirates Lineups, Game Thread August 17 Trevor Rosenthal hits the DL. Luke Weaver called up in his place. Today's Lineups ST. LOUIS CARDINALS PITTSBURGH PIRATES Matt Carpenter - 1B Starling Marte - LF Tommy Pham - LF Josh Harrison - 2B Paul DeJong - SS Andrew McCutchen - CF Dexter Fowler - CF Josh Bell - 1B Yadier Molina - C David Freese - 3B Jedd Gyorko - 3B Adam Frazier - RF Kolten Wong - 2B Jordy Mercer - SS Randal Grichuk - RF Chris Stewart - C Adam Wainwright - RHP Jameson Taillon - RHP
Viva El Birdos 16 hours ago
Cardinals Farm Journal: Week of 8/13-19

Cardinals Farm Journal: Week of 8/13-19

Josh Lucas, John Gant, Eliezer Alvarez, and Dylan Carlson notes Notable farm news of the week came on Saturday, when the Cardinals optioned RHP Mike Mayers back to Triple-A and purchased the contract of RHP Josh Lucas from the Redbirds. Lucas, 26, made his Major League debut on Saturday, pitching two innings of relief. Lucas whiffed Pirates utility player John Jaso for his first strikeout. Lucas was 8-1 with a 3.34 earned run average and a 65:9 strikeout-to-walk ratio in 43 relief appearances at Triple-A. Lucas recorded 14 saves in 17 opportunities. Here are some notable performances from...
KFFL Aug 19, 2017

Pirates | Dovydas Neverauskas called up

Pittsburgh Pirates RHP Dovydas Neverauskas was recalled from Class AAA Indianapolis Saturday, Aug. 19. The ...
KFFL 21 hours ago

Pirates | Jacob Stallings expected to be promoted

Pittsburgh Pirates C Jacob Stallings is expected to be recalled from Class AAA Indianapolis Sunday, ...

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