Pirates send Lincoln down, recall Leroux
The Pittsburgh Pirates sent right-handed pitcher Brad Lincoln to
Triple-A Indianapolis on Sunday.
Lincoln started the second game of Saturday’s doubleheader. He
allowed two runs and four hits in six innings and got a no-decision
in Washington’s 4-3 win.
Pittsburgh manager Clint Hurdle said that Lincoln ”did nothing
to disappoint.” Hurdle said the team didn’t have a place on the
roster for the team’s No. 1 selection in the 2006 draft.
The Pirates recalled right-handed pitcher Chris Leroux from
In 24 appearances, he was 3-2 with one save and a 3.00 ERA. He
also pitched in five games with Double-A Altoona where he was 1-2
with a 2.57 ERA.