Archive for the ‘Injuries’ Category

Jeff Karstens Removed From Rehab Start

According to the Pittsburgh Pirates twitter feed, Pirates’ starter Jeff Karstens was removed from his rehab start with tightness in his groin. He will be treated and evaluated tonight and again tomorrow. Jeff Karstens was removed from rehab start after feeling tightness in R groin.; will be treated and evaluated tonight and again tomorrow.. — […]

Josh Bell Placed on West Virginia Disabled List

Josh Bell was placed on the West Virginia disabled list with a knee injury. 24-year-old Carlos Mesa has come from extended spring training to take Bell’s roster spot. Josh Bell has been placed on the West Virginia disabled list. Carlos Mesa has been promoted from extended ST to take his place. — Tim Williams (@timwilliamsP2) […]

Matt Pagnozzi Claimed, Pearce Moved to 60 Day-DL

Matt Pagnozzi has been claimed off waivers from the Colorado Rockies. Pagnozzi, 28, has appeared in a few games in all his career, playing catcher and 1st base. He appeared in 2010 with the St. Louis Cardinals, when he hit .359 in 15 games, though he only posted a .242 average at Triple A that […]

Ryan Ludwick Headed to DL

After just a couple of days pitcher Kevin Correia was placed on the DL with a strained left oblique, outfielder Ryan Ludwick was also placed on it with mid-back muscle spasms. Ludwick, 33, was a former go-to guy after Albert Pujols on the Cardinals lineup. However, with the San Diego Padres last season, he struggled […]

Pedro Alvarez Returns to Pirates, Alex Presley Placed on 15-day DL

“Free Pedro” watch on Twitter is finally over today. The Pittsburgh Pirates placed Alex Presley on the 15-day disabled list with a left hand contusion. Pedro Alvarez finally gets called up by Pirates GM Neil Huntington and the front office. Pittsburgh hasn’t hit a home run in 60 + innings. Hopefully Alvarez can pick up […]

Cedeno and Pearce Off The DL

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced today that shortstop Ronny Cedeno and third basemen Steve Pearce have be activated from the DL and have be reinstated on the Pirates roster. To make room for Cedeno and Pearce the Pirates optioned RHP Chris Leroux back to Triple-A Indianapolis. Cedeno is in the lineup against the Cardinals.

Pirates Receive Help for Weekend Series

Fresh off their series win against the Cincinnati Reds, giving them seven straight series wins against NL Central opponents; the Pirates are now ready to get some of their injured starters back in the lineup. Going into their weekend series against the St. Louis Cardinals, the Buccos will either have a one or two-game lead over the […]

Injured Bucs make steps in right direction

For most of the first half of the season, the overachieving Pittsburgh Pirates have been plagued by the injury bug.  Having as many as 10 players on the disabled list, the Buccos received some good news on Thursday.  Starting pitcher Ross Ohlendorf, who has been on the 60-day DL with a strain in his throwing […]