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Duke Hits the DL, Sanchez is an All-Star and More

Duke Hits the DL, Sanchez is an All-Star and More

Let's catch up with the weekend headlines. It was a busy couple of days not only in Pittsburgh, but around Major League Baseball as well. Two Pirates hit the disabled list, two more could represent the club at the All-Star game, two teams changed managers, and so on.
Here are the quick hits:
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Zach Duke was placed on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his left elbow, and Shane Youman was called up from Indianapolis to fill his spot in the rotation.
Youman will start tomorrow against Milwaukee, then start again Sunday against the Chicago Cubs.
Youman, 27, did a decent job for the Pirates in September and during spring training.
"We hope to build on that," general manager Dave Littlefield said.
Youman in 15 starts for Class AAA Indianapolis is 4-6 with a 4.70 earned run avera...

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