Pirates Select James Marvel’s Contract

Pirates Select James Marvel’s Contract Sunday: The Pirates have made Marvel’s call-up official. Outfielder Jason Martin was transferred to the 60-day injured list with a dislocated left shoulder to clear 40-man roster space, while right-hander Yefry Ramírez was reinstated from the 10-day IL. Saturday: The Pirates will call up right-hander James Marvel to start Sunday’s game against the…

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Twins RHP Pineda given 60-game suspension

Twins RHP Pineda given 60-game suspension MINNEAPOLIS—Minneso Twins pitcher Michael Pineda was suspended for 60 games Saturday for taking a diuretic, a big blow to the rotation of a first-place team heading toward the postseason. Major League Baseball said Pineda tested positive for the banned substance and the suspension takes effect immediately. Pineda, 6-foot-7 and…

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