LaRoche sits after 3 errors in 2 games

Updated: April 8, 2009, 7:06 PM ET
Associated Press

ST. LOUIS -- Third baseman Andy LaRoche is not in the Pittsburgh Pirates' lineup, a day after he dropped a pop-up for his third error in the first two games of the season.

Ramon Vazquez started in place of LaRoche, who's also 0-for-6 at the plate against the St. Louis Cardinals.

LaRoche batted only .152 in 49 games with the Pirates last year after being acquired from the Dodgers as part of a three-team, six-player deadline deal that sent Manny Ramirez from Boston to Los Angeles.

LaRoche, ...

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