Minors Notes: Kevin Hart to the DL, Michael Dubee to AAA

A few minor league notes for today while we wait for the late west coast game… -Kevin Hart has been placed on the disabled list in Indianapolis with what the organization believes to be right biceps tendonitis.  No word on how long Hart will be out with the injury. -To help Indianapolis out with their pitching shortage, Michael Dubee has been called up from AA.  Dubee has been excellent in Altoona this year, with an...

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Chulk placed on Indianapolis DL

According to Dejan Kovacevic, Vinnie Chulk has been placed on the Indianapolis Indians’ disabled list due to a recurring tight right biceps.  Chulk has been getting hammered, allowing 16 earned runs in just four innings this year.  Chulk was one of the last relievers cut from Spring Training, and was close to making the list.  He probably lost his spot when the Pirates took a flier on Hayden Penn. Coincidentally,...

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Ross Ohlendorf to DL, McCutchen recalled to start tonight

The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed right-handed pitcher Ross Ohlendorf on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive 4/12, and have recalled right-handed pitcher Daniel McCutchen to start tonight’s game, according to the BucsInsider Twitter account.  By placing Ohlendorf on the disabled list, the Pirates were able to call up McCutchen early, as otherwise they would have had to wait ten days after optioning him to the minors....

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Ohlendorf unlikely to start Saturday

Ross Ohlendorf is unlikely to make his next scheduled start on Saturday, according to Dejan Kovacevic.  Ohlendorf missed his last start on Monday, and was replaced by Brian Burres.  Kovacevic said that Burres or Daniel McCutchen are candidates for the start on Saturday. The only way McCutchen can make the start is if Ohlendorf goes on the disabled list.  McCutchen was recently optioned to the minors, and players...

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Evan Meek to the DL

According to Jennifer Langosch, the Pittsburgh Pirates have placed relief pitcher Evan Meek on the 15-day disabled list with an oblique strain. Steven Jackson has been called up to replace Meek on the 25-man roster. The move hurts the Pirates, as Meek was arguably the best reliever in the bullpen, and one of the best pitchers on the team this year. Jackson was recently sent down to AAA for Jose Ascanio, but was eligible to return due...

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