Good morning from Pirate City. I'll be updating this blog throughout the day with news and notes, but be sure to check the main site for the full stories.
--- Earlier this morning, the Pirates placed infielder Gustavo Nunez on the 60-day disabled list with a right ankle injury. The move opened up a spot on the 40-man for right-hander A.J. Burnett.
--- And speaking of A.J. Burnett, he addressed the media this afternoon at Pirate City. Click here to watch the video.
--- Burnett, right-handers Gerrit Cole, Jared Hughes, Charlie Morton and lefty Justin Wilson threw bullpen sessions today. Both Burnett and Cole attracted huge crowds of fans to watch behind the bullpens.
Here is a video of Burnett bullpen.
--Here is some left over quotes from Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle, General Manager Neal Huntington and Burnett:
On rumors that Burnett turned down the trade to the Angels because his wife doesn't like to fly:
“My wife flies everywhere." Burnett went on to say his wife went on about...