Burres has been cut by the Pirates.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have made three cuts this morning, cutting Dusty Brown, Brian Burres, Andy Marte, and Corey Wimberly from major league camp, according to Colin Dunlap. The Spring Training tracker has been updated, with 32 players remaining in camp.
The cuts for Brown and Wimberly weren't a surprise. Brown was never a candidate to make the roster, as he will either serve as the backup in Indianapolis to Jason Jaramillo, or the starter if Jaramillo is used as the third catcher in the majors. Wimberly came in to the Spring as a dark horse candidate to make the bench, due to his speed, and the ability to play both middle infield positions, and all three outfield positions. His hitting was poor throughout the Spring, including some bad fundam...
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