After tonight's game, the Pittsburgh Pirates activated Chris Snyder from the disabled list, and demoted Jason Jaramillo to Indianapolis. I tweeted earlier today that Snyder's rehab work had ended, which meant the move back to the majors was set to come.
With Snyder back in the mix, Ryan Doumit should move to the bench as the backup. Doumit could steal some time from Snyder, if only to build up some trade value. He hasn't been off to a bad start this year, although it hasn't exactly been good. After tonight, he's hitting for a .241 average, with a .267 on-base percentage. Behind the plate he has caught 25% of base stealers. It's early in the season, so neither number carries much weight. He has looked better than last year on de...
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