The Pittsburgh Pirates are going to wait to make a decision on whether or not to put Andrew McCutchen on the disabled list. McCutchen suffered an avulsion fracture involving costochondral cartilage of one of his ribs. It happened after
Edinson Volquez was on point in the series finale, allowing just one hit over seven innings to lead the Pirates to a 7-2 victory over the Marlins.
The Marlins rallied from behind for a five-run eighth inning to go from being behind 2-1 to ahead 6-2 as the Pirates went through four relievers.
The Pittsburgh Pirats and St. Louis Cardinals are the two teams aggressively going after Jon Lester
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Starling Marte will return to the Pirates starting lineup today, batting second and playing center field with McCutchen getting the day off.
The Pirates have resumed contract extension talks with rookie Gregory Polanco, but the two sides are reportedly nowhere near close to a deal.
David Price struck out 11 Pirates and fell just two outs shy of a complete game shutout as the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1.
Gerrit Cole wasn’t ready to come off the disabled list when eligible last week, but he will rejoin the rotation Saturday versus the Mets.