Wed, 18 Dec 2013 20:01:00 -0800
Free-agent SP Jeff Karstens (Pirates) (shoulder) is said to be pain-free and in the midst of a normal winter throwing program. He is planning to work out for clubs in January.
Thu, 31 Oct 2013 20:41:22 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates are not expected to re-sign impending free-agents C John Buck, 1B Justin Morneau, SP Jeff Karstens and RP Kyle Farnsworth this offseason.
Fri, 14 Jun 2013 14:12:07 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP A.J. Burnett (calf) has a Grade 1 tear in his right calf and can't put weight on the leg. He's wearing a walking boot and hopes "it's not a six-week thing."
Fantasy Tip: It very well could be, though, meaning the Buccos probably have some NL-only options for starts opening up with the likes of Charlie Morton, Jeanmar Gomez (forearm), James McDonald (shoulder) and Jeff Karstens (shoulder).
Sat, 08 Jun 2013 12:09:29 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates have announced that SP Jeff Karstens (shoulder) will be sidelined for 10-12 weeks following surgery to clean up his rotator cuff and labrum.
Mon, 27 May 2013 11:54:20 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates have transferred SP Jeff Karstens (shoulder) from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
Fri, 24 May 2013 20:49:16 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Jeff Karstens (shoulder) felt pain in his right shoulder while throwing Friday, May 24, and he has been shut down, according to the team. He will undergo an evaluation on his shoulder next week in Pittsburgh.
Sun, 19 May 2013 10:43:36 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Jeff Karstens (shoulder) allowed two unearned runs over four innings in a rehab start for Double-A Altoona Saturday, May 18.
Sat, 18 May 2013 13:52:09 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Jeff Karstens (shoulder) is scheduled to begin his rehab assignment for Double A Altoona Saturday, May 18.
Thu, 16 May 2013 13:28:51 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Charlie Morton (elbow) will make three more rehab starts, putting him on track to return to the team in early June. Morton threw four innings (61 pitches) for Double-A Altoona Thursday, May 16, and he'll make his next start with Triple-A Indianapolis. SP Jeff Karstens (shoulder) will make his next rehab start and go four innings or 65 pitches with Altoona Saturday, May 18.
Sun, 12 May 2013 08:52:13 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Jeff Karstens (shoulder) is expected to throw three innings or make approximately 50 pitches during a rehab start for Class A Bradenton Monday, May 13.