The Pirates designated Hayden Penn for assignment today to make room for Joel Hanrahan. As expected, Daniel McCutchen was also sent to Triple-A Indianapolis. Brian Burres, making an emergency start tonight for Ross Ohlendorf, will temporarily replace McCutchen on the roster.
Matt has covered the Pirates at Wait ‘Til Next Year, Pittsburgh Lumber Co. and now Pirates Prospects. He served as Pirates team expert for Heater Magazine in 2009 and 2010 and has contributed to Graphical Player 2009, 2010 and 2011. Matt was also the editor of the 2011 and 2012 Pirates Prospects Annuals.