Worth noting

Worth noting

Worth noting
• Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said left-hander Doug Slaten would be unavailable for Thursday's game after pitching three scoreless innings on Wednesday.

• Right-hander Chris Leroux began his rehab assignment with Class A Bradenton on Wednesday night, allowing one earned run on two hits in three innings. He walked one and struck out two in a 4-0 loss to Daytona.