The Pirates optioned pitcher Phil Irwin and infielders Chris McGuiness and Brent Morel to Triple-A Indianapolis Friday. The team also reassigned infielder Chase d'Arnaud and pitchers Jake Brigham, Cody Eppley, Josh Kinney and Yao-Hsun Yang to minor-league camp.
The Mariners activated reliever Josh Kinney from the 60-day disabled list Friday and outrighted him to Triple-A Tacoma. Kinney has yet to pitch in the majors this season due to a rib injury.
Mariners reliever Josh Kinney pitched a scoreless inning in relief on Tuesday with Triple-A Tacoma, MLB.com reports. He is getting closer to returning to the majors after dealing with a rib injury since the spring. Kinney has given up three earned runs over 8 1/3 innings over eight appearances with Tacoma over the last two weeks.
Mariners reliever Josh Kinney continues to pitch during a rehab assignment with Triple-A Tacoma. Kinney has pitched well over four appearances, MLB.com reports. That said, manager Eric Wedge said Kinney still needs more time. Wedge said this is "kind of like spring training for him."
Mariners reliever Josh Kinney began his minor-league rehab assignment Monday with Triple-A Tacoma. Kinney struck out one and pitched a perfect inning for the Rainiers. He has been sidelined all season with a rib injury. The Mariners have not released any details on how long he'll last on rehab.