A few transactions of note today in the minor league system, along with some good new for the Pittsburgh Pirates from down at Pirate City.

Mitch Keller threw a 25-pitch bullpen down at Pirate City today. It was the first time he has thrown since being placed on the disabled list back in late March due to back tightness. Reports from the session said it went well and Keller looked good on the mound. The next step will be seeing how the back feels tomorrow and then going from there. He hasn't pitched in a game since May 16th when he left after one inning.

Barrett Barnes was placed on the disabled list due to a strained right hamstring suffered in Sunday's game while running down to first base. Barnes missed the first six weeks of the season with a hamstring injury, so they will likely ...

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