Originally written on WHYGAVS?  |  Last updated 7/29/13
Before putting up a preview of tonight's game, let's hit today's news and rumors quickly.  The Pirates have placed @theFortMcKenry on the 15-day DL with a left knee sprain. The team intends to recall Alex Presley from AAA. — Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) July 29, 2013 You probably could've guessed something like this was coming yesterday when the Pirates put Travis Snider of the disabled list for his toe problem and recalled Tony Sanchez instead of an outfielder. As an aside, pretty much everyone had a good laugh at Snider being shelved for a heretofore-unknown and thus-presumably-imaginary toe problem, but the fact that they disabled him before McKenry indicates that maybe it is something that's been bothering him for a while.  In any case, this is interesting for two reasons. One is that Tony Sanchez's first big league start at catcher (and myabe his first two) will come against the Cardinals this week. He'll almost certainly start the half of the double-header...
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

John Daly taken to hospital after collapsing on course

Rex Ryan keeping Bills' starting quarterback a secret

Braves fan in 'grave condition' after falling from upper deck

Randall Cobb suffers shoulder injury vs. Eagles

WATCH: John Harbaugh, Jay Gruden get into shouting match

WATCH: Brian Hartline drags toes on great TD catch

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Julio Jones, Falcons agree on 5-year contract extension

WATCH: Blue Jays' Edwin Encarnacion blasts three homers, extends hit streak

WATCH: Usain Bolt does LeBron stomp dance after relay win

WATCH: Vick's first pass as a Steeler is a 63-yard bomb

WATCH: Montana's Ben Roberts makes amazing TD catch

Report: Robert Griffin III doesn’t believe he ever had a concussion

MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Fantasy football round-by-round draft strategy

Ronda Rousey's Carl’s Jr. ad

The WWE Divas Revolution is getting ugly

The NFL’s season kickoff isn’t going as planned, but plans don’t matter in the NFL

The Opening Drive: What happened to all the great Michigan tailbacks?

The 1980s Lakers represent the NBA’s ultimate creation story

The Orioles’ frustrating season

Five greatest NBA players of all-time

Finding signs of life for the Red Sox

10 NFL players set for down seasons in 2015

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker