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The major league roster limit roster expands to 40 on Tuesday and Pirates general manager Neal Huntington wants to bolster the roster without disrupting clubhouse chemistry.
Ben Paulsen has, somewhat quietly, become an offensive force. The first baseman went 2-for-3 with a triple, a walk and two RBIs in the Rockies' 5-0 victory over the Pirates on Sunday.
Matt Garza remains a member of the Milwaukee Brewers starting rotation for now.That was the word from manager Craig Counsell on Sunday morning, roughly 12 hours after the right-hander was roughed up for 11 hits, seven earned runs and a walk in a 3 2/3-inning start against the Cincinnati Reds at Miller Park.Counsell said after that game Garzas status would be discussed, but he remains listed as the probable starter for Thursday against the Pittsburgh Pirates.We havent sat down with Matt yet. We need to do that, he said. But the way were listed now is the way we are right now. So until further...
PITTSBURGH - Mike Leake was working with “no restrictions,” according to manager Bruce Bochy’s pregame statement. Of the Pirates’ four hits, three were solo homers. Leake, acquired before the trade deadline from the Reds, needed nine pitches in the first inning and 46 pitches through four, all hitless, having faced the minimum number of batters. Duffy scored on a wild pitch after reaching on a walk and advancing on an infield single and double play. Ehire Adrianza, facing a drawn-in infield, hit a soft single over short to score Gregor Blanco, who walked, stole second and advanced...
J.A. Happ has answered fans who criticized General Manager Neal Huntington's trade for depth, acquiring the left-hander from Seattle for minor league starter Adrian Sampson, by leading the Pirates to a 4-1 victory over the Diamondbacks.
“Wow!” was Pirates manager Clint Hurdle’s first thought after his team came from behind for the third straight game against the National League West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers.