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The Pittsburgh Pirates today recalled left-handed pitcher Kyle Lobstein from Triple-A Indianapolis. To make room for Lobstein on the 25-man active roster, right-handed pitcher Wilfredo Boscan has been optioned to Triple-A.
The Pittsburgh Pirates today placed right-handed pitcher Juan Nicasio on the restricted list. To take Nicasio's place on the 25-man active roster, the club has recalled infielder Jason Rogers from Triple-A Indianapolis.
The Pittsburgh Pirates today announced they have signed infielder Will Craig, the 22nd overall selection in the 2016 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. The announcement was made by Executive Vice President and General Manager Neal Huntington and Pirates Director of Amateur Scouting Joe DelliCarri.
RHP Jameson Taillon (#50) is expected to be recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis today and is scheduled to start tonight against the Mets at Citi Field. The 24-year-old Taillon made his Major League debut against the Mets in Pittsburgh last Wednesday (June 8) and gave up three runs in 6.0ip while receiving a no-decision.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed catcher Francisco Cervelli on the 15-day disabled list with a broken hamate bone in his left hand. He left Friday night's game after injuring the hand while batting in the fourth inning.
The Pittsburgh Pirates today announced they have selected left-handed pitcher Nick Lodolo with the 41st overall selection (Competitive Balance Lottery Round A section) of the 2016 First-Year Player Draft.
The Bucs return home from a seven-game road trip that took the team to Arlington, Texas and Miami, Florida. The Pirates return to PNC Park for the fifth homestand of the season, a nine-game stay where the team will host the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, New York Mets and St. Louis Cardinals.
Ryan Vogelsong underwent surgery today by Dr. Randall Beatty at Allegheny General Hospital to repair multiple facial fractures. He is resting comfortably at home and will be re-examined by team doctors next week in which an appropriate rehab timeline will be outlined.