Jen Langosch reports that Ryan Church suffered a minor broken finger on Saturday. He is expected to return sometime this weekend. [Link]
Jen Langosch confirms that Neil Walker will receive playing time at first base, second base, third base, left field and right field at Indianapolis this season. [Link]
Zach Duke will start the Pirates’ season opener on April 5th at PNC Park. Ross Ohlendorf, Paul Maholm, Charlie Morton and Daniel McCutchen will follow him, in that order....
Via Jen Langosch, Neal Huntington has indicated that D.J. Carrasco is very likely to be in the Pirates’ bullpen at the beginning of the season. [Link]
Jen Langosch reports that only standing room and single-seat tickets are available for the Pirates’ opener on April 5th. [Link]