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• Hurdle is honored to have been asked to deliver the commencement address at the June graduation ceremonies of Franklin Regional High School, touched by the tragedy of April 9's mass-stabbing incident.

Stolmy Pimentel left for Florida Friday night to step up his rehab from the right-shoulder inflammation that landed him on the DL on May 3. Pimentel will throw live BP and a one-inning sim game, working up to a rehab appearance with Class A Bradenton next week.

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• Hurdle is honored to have been asked to deliver the commencement address at the June graduation ceremonies of Franklin Regional High School, touched by the tragedy of April 9's mass-stabbing incident.

Stolmy Pimentel left for Florida Friday night to step up his rehab from the right-shoulder inflammation that landed him on the DL on May 3. Pimentel will throw live BP and a one-inning sim game, working up to a rehab appearance with Class A Bradenton next week.

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• Rudy Owens, one of the two Minor League pitchers the Bucs included in their July 2012 trade for Wandy Rodriguez, made his big league debut with the Astros on Friday -- the day after the Pirates cut ties with Rodriguez by designating him for assignment.

Tom Singer is a reporter for MLB.com and writes an MLBlog Change for a Nickel. He can also be found on Twitter @Tom_Singer.

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