The Pittsburgh Pirates trimmed down the active Spring Training roster on Monday morning. Pat Light was optioned to Indianapolis, while Jared Lakind, Casey Sadler and Angel Sanchez were reassigned to minor league camp. The active roster is now at 47 players with exactly two weeks to go before Opening Day.
All four pitchers cut today should end up in the bullpen for Indianapolis this season, with a chance to get to Pittsburgh at some point during the season. Light would be the top candidate from the group at this point, since he is the only one to pitch in the majors last year and he's the one on the 40-man roster. He had decent stats during the spring in five appearances, allowing two runs over 4.2 innings. He was mostly pitching to minor leaguers at the end of the game, but Light has ha...
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