The Pittsburgh Pirates made a big wave of cuts today, putting the Spring Training roster at 31 players. That includes Chris Stewart, who is projected to start the season on the disabled list. That leaves five more cuts remaining before Opening Day.
Neal Huntington said today that the team could make the final cuts in Philadelphia over the weekend.
"As hard as our decisions were last night and at the end of today, we've still got some challenging decisions," Huntington said.
Those "challenging decisions" don't appear to include many players on the active roster. If the Pirates don't make any trades, then their roster appears to be set, with just a few expected cuts remaining. The only challenging decision would be deciding which reliever to let go out of the four relievers who are ...
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