Roster and Injury Updates: McPherson, Allie, ZVR, Loree, Crotta

Roster and Injury Updates: McPherson, Allie, ZVR, Loree, Crotta

Some minor league roster and injury updates...

**Kyle McPherson is currently on the Triple-A disabled list with shoulder inflammation. There is still no time table on his return, although he is currently on a throwing program.

**Stetson Allie experienced some tightness in his elbow during his last start, due to cold weather. He is throwing again and should be back on the mound soon.

**Zack Von Rosenberg has been removed from the West Virginia roster, and will remain in extended Spring Training. Von Rosenberg wasn't feeling great at the end of Spring Training, and remained in extended to work some things out. In his final Spring Training outing he threw 72 pitches over five innings, but gave up seven hits, four of which were home runs.

**Mike Loree has been released by the Pirat...

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