Sat, 14 Sep 2013 18:37:22 -0700
The Minnesota Twins are not interested in signing free-agent SP James McDonald (Pirates) at this point.
Sat, 14 Sep 2013 12:06:36 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP James McDonald has refused an outright assignment to Triple-A Indianapolis and has opted to become a free agent.
Fri, 13 Sep 2013 08:49:13 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP James McDonald cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Indianapolis Friday, Sept. 13.
Sat, 07 Sep 2013 12:24:34 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates have recalled SP Brandon Cumpton from Triple-A Indianapolis. In a corresponding move, SP James McDonald has been designated for assignment.
Mon, 19 Aug 2013 22:34:29 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP James McDonald (shoulder) allowed two runs and two hits in just two-thirds of an inning Monday, Aug. 19, working in a rehab game with the Gulf Coast League Pirates.
Fri, 12 Jul 2013 11:54:27 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates have transferred SP James McDonald (shoulder) from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
Wed, 03 Jul 2013 13:29:28 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP James McDonald (shoulder) said there is no structural damage in his injured shoulder. He said he will rest the shoulder to two weeks then will start his rehab.
Wed, 03 Jul 2013 11:58:50 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates said SP James McDonald (shoulder) received a second opinion on his injured shoulder, which confirmed the team's original diagnosis. It is not known what the team has diagnosed regarding McDonald's shoulder.
Sat, 29 Jun 2013 15:09:50 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP James McDonald (shoulder) is scheduled to meet with a doctor Tuesday, July 2, to receive conformation of the diagnosis of the source of his shoulder pain that he received from the team's medical staff. McDonald plans to meet with Dr. James Andrews if the opinions differ.
Sun, 16 Jun 2013 23:41:53 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP James McDonald (shoulder) could be out of the rotation when he returns from injury rehab. McDonald has struggled in all three of his Triple-A rehab starts while he recovers from a sore shoulder. He allowed four runs (three earned) and eight hits Sunday, June 16. Pirates GM Neal Huntington acknowledged that when McDonald returns to the Pirates, he might not rejoin the rotation.