The Pittsburgh Pirates made cuts to the Major League Spring Training roster on Tuesday morning, as they work towards getting the Opening Day roster set with nine more days before the seasons begins in Detroit on March 29th. Infielder Max Moroff, IF/OF Christopher Bostick and starter Nick Kingham were optioned to Indianapolis, while they also reassigned eight players to minor league camp. That group included catcher Jackson Williams, infielders Pablo Reyes, Erich Weiss and Eric Wood, outfielder Todd Cunningham and pitchers Brett McKinney, John Stilson and Casey Sadler.

None of the players reassigned to minor league camp were in serious competition for an Opening Day job. Bostick has been mentioned throughout spring as a possibility for a bench role due to his versatility. His chances of ...

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