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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Francisco Cervelli returns to concussion list as symptoms persist

MILWAUKEE — Catcher Francisco Cervelli is headed to the seven-day concussion list for the second time this month after continuing to experience “post-concussion” and “post-viral” symptoms, Pirates head athletic trainer Todd Tomczyk said Wednesday. Cervelli returned to Pittsburgh to be examined by doctors, including a concussion specialist.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

With Chris Stewart back from DL, Pirates to decide soon on catchers

Chris Stewart returned from the 10-day disabled list Sunday but is still restricted. Because Stewart’s hamstring injury occurred May 30 while legging out his second triple this season — the only triples he’s collected in his career — manager Clint Hurdle informed the 35-year-old catcher he’d be barred from trying for third base.

Bucco Blog | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Game 67: Three catchers on roster … for now

Story by Rob Biertempfel/Photo by Christopher Horner The Pirates plan to carry three catchers on their active roster through this weekend. Manager Clint Hurdle said keeping Elias Diaz and Jacob Stallings around provides insurance in case Francisco Cervelli encounters unexpected trouble after coming off the concussion DL. The fact that Diaz has been hitting well …

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pirates activate Francisco Cervelli from the concussion DL

The Pirates on Wednesday activated Francisco Cervelli from the seven-day concussion disabled list and optioned right-hander A.J. Schugel to Class AAA Indianapolis.

Beaver County Times

Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli back from disabled list for matchup vs. Rockies

Francisco Cervelli returned from the disabled list Wednesday just seven days after suffering a concussion last week in Baltimore.

Washington Times

Pirates' Taillon solid in return following cancer surgery

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Jameson Taillon pitched five scoreless innings in his return from treatments for testicular cancer and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Colorado Rockies 7-2 on Monday night. Taillon (3-1) allowed five hits, walked two and struck out five. The 25-year-old had surgery May 8, four days after losing ...

Sports Illustrated

Jameson Taillon wins first start since testicular cancer surgery, diagnosis

Pittsburgh Pirates righthander Jameson Taillon won his first start Monday since undergoing surgery for testicular cancer.

Beaver County Times

Jameson Taillon returns to mound for Pirates

Just weeks removed from surgery for testicular cancer, Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon returns to the mound Monday against the Rockies.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pirates option Phil Gosselin to clear roster spot for Jameson Taillon

To make room on the roster for right-hander Jameson Taillon, who will pitch Monday night in his first start after May 8 surgery for testicular cancer, the Pirates optioned infielder Phil Gosselin to Class AAA Indianapolis.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Five weeks after cancer diagnosis, Jameson Taillon set to start for Pirates

Right-hander Jameson Taillon will return to the Pirates’ rotation Monday, five weeks after undergoing surgery for testicular cancer. The 25-year-old starter was scratched from a start in early May and placed on the 10-day disabled list shortly before his May 8 surgery.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton leaves game after getting hit on right hand with fastball

Giancarlo Stanton left the Marlins’ game Saturday with an apparent right hand or wrist injury. Stanton took a 95.3-mph fastball off the hand in the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates, hopping around in pain before heading to first base. After a trainer checked him out — and he continued...

Baltimore Sun

Orioles' Manny Machado on strained wrist: 'Hopefully, I can wake up tomorrow and it’s gone'

Orioles third baseman Manny Machado sat out Thursday night’s 6-1 loss to the Washington Nationals after an MRI revealed a strained left wrist, according to an industry source. The injury came Wednesday when Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen slid into third base on an attempted steal...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Stewart placed on disabled list with hamstring injury; Diaz added to roster

The Pirates on Tuesday placed backup catcher Chris Stewart on the 10-day disabled list because of a left hamstring strain. They recalled catching prospect Elias Diaz from Class AAA Indianapolis to take Stewart’s spot on the active roster.

Washington Times

Pirates RF Polanco exits with right ankle injury

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pirates right fielder Gregory Polanco was carted off the field at PNC Park on Monday after injuring his right ankle against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Polanco was heading toward foul territory attempting to catch a ball off the bat off left fielder Yasmany Tomas in the top of ...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Gregory Polanco, Chris Stewart injuries sully Pirates' 4-3 walk-off win over Arizona

Alen Hanson was first on the scene. The second baseman drifted toward the outfield, tracking the fly ball down the right-field line, and sped up once he saw Gregory Polanco, his teammate since their days at short-season Class A State College in 2011, crumpled to the ground, holding his right ankle. Hanson put a hand on Polanco’s waist and bent over to check on his friend.

All Things Rockies | Denver Post

Jameson Taillon set for first rehab start since cancer surgery

Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Jameson Taillon is scheduled to begin a minor league injury rehabilitation assignment Sunday, less than three weeks after testicular cancer surgery.

Beaver County Times

Surgery past him, Jameson Taillon begins rehab assignment

Taillon made a rehab start with the Pirates’ Double-A affiliate on Sunday. But more importantly, he looked and felt healthy in his quick return from a scary diagnosis.

Washington Times

Taillon set for first rehab start since cancer surgery

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Jameson Taillon is scheduled to begin a minor league injury rehabilitation assignment Sunday, less than three weeks after testicular cancer surgery. Taillon is slated to start for Double-A Altoona in an Eastern League game at Erie. He had surgery May 8, five days after ...

Red Reporter

Reds at Phillies, Game 1: Preview/Predictions Thread

Cincinnati Reds at Philadelphia Phillies 7:05 PM ET Tim Adleman vs. Aaron Nola With the rainout last night, the Reds just pushed the rotation back a day, so everything I said about Tim Adleman yesterday is still relevant today, with an extra day of rest to boot. Adleman is still looking for a bounce back outing after a rough last start and recent injury trouble. He’ll face Aaron Nola for the Phils, who’s making his second start after losing a month to a back injury. He was great in that first start back, holding the Pirates to one run in 7 innings, and represents the best hope for a...