• Minor Moves: Vic Black Activated From the Indianapolis DL

    Vic Black has been activated from the disabled list. About a month ago, Vic Black was placed...

  • Injury Updates: McDonald, Wandy, Tabata, Gomez, and More

    James McDonald will make his next rehab start on Sunday. Photo Credit: David Hague Along with the A.J. Burnett injury news today, here are some other rehab updates for the Pittsburgh Pirates, with their DL almost looking like an additional 25-man roster these days. RHP Jeanmar Gomez (right forearm strain/inflammation) will start...

  • A.J. Burnett Won’t Make His Next Start

    A.J. Burnett will miss his next start with a right calf issue. (Photo Credit: David Hague) The Pittsburgh Pirates haven't made a decision on who will go down to make room...

  • Injury Update: Karstens Has Surgery

    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Michael Sanserino tweeted earlier this afternoon that Jeff Karstens had surgery yesterday in Los Angeles. Jeff Karstens had rotator cuff and labrum surgery yesterday in Los Angeles. He can't pitch for 10-12 weeks. #Pirates — Michael Sanserino (@msanserino) June 8, 2013 That means Karstens can not begin rehabilitation until...

  • Minor Moves: Barrett Barnes Activated From the West Virginia DL

    Barrett Barnes is back with West Virginia. Keeping track of the minor league moves in the system today: **Barrett Barnes has been activated from the West Virginia disabled list. He had missed time with a hamstring issue. **Junior Sosa has been promoted to Bradenton. **Jhondaniel Medina has been transferred from Bradenton to...

  • Rodriguez Leaves With Forearm Tightness; Who Could Replace Him?

    Wandy Rodriguez left today's game in the first inning after recording one out, pointing to his left elbow. The Pirates later announced that Rodriguez left the game with tightness in his left forearm. That's the same injury that Jeanmar Gomez had earlier in the week (although the right arm, obviously), and Gomez...

  • Injury Update: Herrera Back Wednesday for West Virginia

    Dilson Herrera was not in the West Virginia Power lineup on Tuesday after being hit by a pitch during the team's recent road trip to Lakewood (N.J.), however he is not expected to miss any more time. Dilson Herrera will return to the West Virginia lineup on Wednesday according to Power manager...

  • Jose Contreras to the DL, Bryan Morris Recalled

    Bryan Morris is back on the roster. Photo Credit: David Hague The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed Jose Contreras on the 15-day disabled list with low back inflammation, and have recalled Bryan Morris to take his place. Morris was recently optioned to make room for Mike Zagurski, but is eligible to return early...

  • Injury Notes: Barrett Barnes, Alex Dickerson, Ryan Beckman

    Here are a few Pittsburgh Pirates minor league injury updates. **Alex Dickerson has been activated from the Altoona disabled list and is in tonight's game batting third. Dickerson has been on the DL for about a week with a concussion after being involved in a collision at first base. Barrett Barnes will...

  • Karstens Feels Pain While Rehabbing Shoulder

    Jeff Karstens is coming back to Pittsburgh for an evaluation after feeling pain in his right shoulder while throwing Friday, according to a report by Travis Sawchik of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Jeff Karstens felt pain in his right shoulder while rehabbing on Friday. Karstens had been rehabbing the injured shoulder with Triple-A...

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