ST. LOUIS (AP) The Pittsburgh Pirates recalled right-handed pitcher Gerrit Cole from rookie-level Bristol to start Monday's game against St. Louis.
Right-handed relief pitcher Stolmy Pimentel has returned from rehab with Double-A Altoona and has been activated from the 15-day disabled list.
Catcher Tony Sanchez was recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis. Sanchez hit .235 with 17 doubles, 11 home runs and 45 RBIs in 81 games this year with Indianapolis. Sanchez, a member of Pittsburgh's opening day roster, has hit safely in six of his last seven games and in 17 of 21 games this year with the Pirates.