Pirates cut seven more, including Lincoln
The Pirates announced the following roster cuts on Monday morning:
- RHP Brad Lincoln: optioned to Triple-A
- LHP Donnie Veal: optioned to Triple-A
- RHP Bryan Morris: optioned to High-A
- C Tony Sanchez: reassigned to Minor League camp
- RHP Jeff Sues: reassigned to Minor League camp
- LHP Justin Thomas: reassigned to Minor League camp
- RHP Virgil Vasquez: reassigned to Minor League camp
Both Lincoln and Veal will start in Indianapolis’ rotation. Morris will start for the high-A Bradenton club. Vasquez, Thomas and Sues will compete to make Indianapolis’ team.
There are now 47 active players in Major League camp.
Comments from GM Neal Huntington to come.
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