Pirates cut 11 from major-league roster including Sands, Taillon
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BRADENTON, Fla. -- The Pirates removed 11 players from major league spring training this morning, Jameson Taillon and Jerry Sands among them.
The team optioned Sands, right-handers Vic Black, Stolmy Pimentel, Hunter Strickland and Duke Welker to Class AAA Indianapolis, along with first baseman Clint Robinson.
They also re-assigned Taillon, right-hander Erik Cordier, infielders Matt Hague and Anderson Hernandez, and outfielder Darren Ford to minor league camp.
The Pirates now have 51 players in major league camp.
First Published March 13, 2013 10:35 am