Pirates cut seven more, including Lincoln

Jenifer Langosch/MLB.com

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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