Wandy Rodriguez was throwing today during the pregame media session with Pirates manager Clint Hurdle, and apparently things went well.

Wandy Rodriguez will return from injury and start against the Braves on Friday.

Hurdle said he would have more information about Rodriguez's status after tonight game.

"I'll definitely have something for you after the the game," he said. "Or if you hear a big scream and jump up and down then you know it's all good."

There were no screams or jumping to be heard or seen, but not long after the session with Hurdle concluded a Pirates spokesman announced to the media in the PNC Park press box that Rodriguez will start Friday against the Atlanta Braves.

Rodriguez missed one start after tweaking his left hamstring. Hurdle said that if Rodriguez wa...

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