Pirates general manager Neil Huntington said Friday that Gerrit Cole was scratched from his scheduled minor league rehab start on Saturday so he could "refine some things" in another bullpen session.
Gerrit Cole (lat) was scratched from his minor league rehab start at Triple-A Indianapolis on Friday.
Gregory Polanco went 2-for-5 with a double, stolen base and run scored against the Diamondbacks on Thursday.
Jeff Locke was ripped for six runs -- four earned -- over 5 1/3 innings in the Pirates' 7-4 setback against the Diamondbacks on Thursday.
Starling Marte (concussion) will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Indianapolis on Saturday.
Pirates designated RHP Josh Wall for assignment.
Pirates claimed RHP Angel Sanchez off waivers from the White Sox.
Charlie Morton allowed four runs on nine hits over five innings in Wednesday's no-decision against the Giants.
Pedro Alvarez is not in the Pirates' lineup Wednesday for the second straight game.
Josh Harrison homered in his third consecutive game, helping the Pirates to a 3-1 win over the Giants on Tuesday.
Francisco Liriano struck out 11 Giants, yielding one run over seven innings to earn his third victory on Tuesday.
Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said Tuesday that he's "not optimistic" Starling Marte (concussion) will be activated from the disabled list when first eligible on Wednesday.
Gerrit Cole (lat) tossed five scoreless innings Monday in his first minor league rehab start with Triple-A Indianapolis.
Josh Harrison finished 2-for-3 with a walk, solo homer and two runs scored in Monday's win against the Giants.
Vance Worley tossed his first career shutout, allowing only four hits, in a 5-0 victory against the Giants on Monday.