Division of labor in Indianapolis
It's no secret Tony Sanchez's inevitable demotion to Triple-A Indianapolis once Chris Stewart returned from the disabled list would cause complications for the Pirates. Top catching prospect Elias Diaz must split duties with Sanchez so as not to mitigate the progress Sanchez made over the offseason but also to ensure the continued growth and development of a player that could be starting behind the plate in Pittsburgh in the not-too-distant future.
Manager Clint Hurdle and general manager Neal Huntington made it clear over the weekend Sanchez and Diaz will go on a "two-on, two-off" rotation as they've concluded that's the best solution for each party. Huntington also highlighted the available at-bats at designated hitter in the minors, which S...
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