Latest Player News for Pittsburgh
McCutchen walked, drove in a run, and stole two bases in Monday's 6-5 loss to the Tigers.
Liriano finally slipped up in his fourth start of the season, surrendering four runs over eight innings in Monday's 6-5 loss to the Tigers.
Marte was scratched from Monday's lineup after developing migraine symptoms, MLB.com's Tom Singer
Karstens (shoulder) was placed on the 60-day DL on Monday, MLB.com
Tabata was placed on the 15-day DL on Monday with a left oblique injury, MLB.com's Tom Singer
Zagurski had his contract purchased from Triple-A Indianapolis on Monday, MLB.com
Sanchez is batting .216 (8-for-37) with no homers and one RBI in the month of May.
Pirates GM Neal Huntington said Sunday that he has no clear current course of action for Karstens (shoulder).
Grilli earned his 10th save in May -- and 20th overall -- Sunday against the Brewers.
Alvarez went 1-for-4 with a two-run double Sunday, giving him a team-best 27 RBI.
Mercer went 3-for-4 with an RBI triple and stolen base Sunday in Milwaukee.
Rodriguez gave up three earned runs on seven hits four in five innings Sunday.