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Opts for hip surgery
Throwing four times per week
Ready to throw off slope
Nearing throwing program
Has good feel for 2020
Provides depth as part of bullpen
Rodriguez pitched well in Grapefruit League action, allowing just one run in five innings. He struck out seven batters without giving up a walk.
Hopeful despite poor spring numbers
Williams, who enters 2020 as the Pirates' No. 3 starter, struggled throughout spring training with a 9.00 ERA in nine innings.
Opportunity knocks as closer
Kela, who was named Pittsburgh's closer prior to spring training, allowed four runs in five innings over five games of Grapefruit League action.
Likely looking at trip to minors
Tilson, who is a long shot to make the team out of camp, hit .167 in 18 Grapefruit League at-bats.
Could bat lower in lineup
Set for backup role
Looking at utility role
May need to wait for chance
Will likely bat fourth in lineup
Likely to bat in top half of order
Could shift to outfield on occasion
Set to start at third base
Versatility is a key
In running for backup spot
Return ruled out for 2020
Throwing from one knee
Yet to resume throwing
Extends throwing distance
John Ryan Murphy
All or nothing this spring
Murphy went 3-for-19 with three home runs during Grapefruit League action.