Pirates optioned OFs Andrew Lambo and Jaff Decker and RHP Jared Hughes to Triple-A Indianapolis.
Colin Dunlap of 93.7 The Fan in Pittsburgh was told by a Pirates source that there is "extremely high" doubt Andrew Lambo can handle first base.
Starting at first base, Andrew Lambo went 0-for-2 on Sunday and is 2-for-20 with no extra-base hits this spring.
Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said that Andrew Lambo will receive "as many reps as possible" at first base this spring.
Pirates manager Clint Hurdle hinted this week that Andrew Lambo could be an option to start for the Pirates in 2014.
Pirates recalled OF Andrew Lambo from Triple-A Indianapolis.
Pirates optioned OF Andrew Lambo to Triple-A Indianapolis.
Pirates purchased the contract of OF Andrew Lambo from Triple-A Indianapolis.
Andrew Lambo will join the Pirates' active roster before Tuesday night's series-opener in St. Louis.
Andrew Lambo smacked his 30th and 31st home runs of the minor-league season on Tuesday.
Pirates prospect outfielder Andrew Lambo was diagnosed with a sprained AC joint in his shoulder.
Pirates acquired OF Andrew Lambo and RHP James McDonald from the Dodgers for RHP Octavio Dotel.