Alvarez and Cedeno could both return after the All-Star break.
I get a lot of e-mails wondering about the status of the injured players on the Pirates' roster. It makes sense that it's a hot topic. The Pirates currently have ten players on the disabled list. I report the updates when I get them, although in most cases there's really not much to report. We don't usually see a lot of updates until a player gets close to his rehab assignment. When the rehab assignment begins, I always note the progress in the nightly Prospect Watch.
People ask for updated information about the injured players. I can't provide information that isn't there, but I can run through the list and update what we know on all of the injured players, as well as my estimated timeline for their return to the m...
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