Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 8/14/12
Just some news and notes before the Bucs take on the Dodgers this week.   It was announced that James McDonald will be moved back to Friday, and AJ Burnett will pitch on Thursday, for the getaway game against the Dodgers.  This will give James another day to rest, and hopefully fix what is going wrong. It’s important that the Pirates get him right before the end of the season. This is a guy that was a strong as anyone in the first half of the season. But has not been able to do anything more than to string a few good innings together during his last 4 or 5 starts. In other news, the Pirates are working on converting Triple A starter Justin Wilson into a reliever for the stretch run.   He has been a very strong starter for Indianapolis this season, and the Pirates were not able to get a lefty at the trade deadline, so this looks to be their move.   Although, I do not see this move as permanent going forward.   This seems to be just temporary as Wilson has been projected  to be in nex...
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