Youman vs. Bush in fifteen. Batting sixth and playing RF, Steven Pearce.
Don't expect all of the Indy call-ups to start regularly. Jim Tracy (via mlb.com):
"You don't foresee a lot of days where you are going to have the liberty to run four or five guys out there -- who were playing baseball in Triple-A or Double-A -- in a big league game," Tracy said. "You need to protect the integrity of the game and your situation in relation to the other competitors that you're playing against."I'd hate to see what Pirates baseball without integrity would look like.
After more than six years with Littlefield at the helm, there isn’t a single position player on the major league roster who was originally signed under Littlefield.Don't drink it, Bob. Please. (Links via Bucs Dugout.)