Pirates place SS Wilson on DL

Updated: April 26, 2009, 4:57 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN DIEGO -- The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed shortstop Jack Wilson on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained left middle finger.

The Pirates recalled infielder Brian Bixler from Triple-A Indianapolis on Sunday to replace Wilson, who was hitting .255 with no home runs and seven RBIs in 14 games.

Bixler was hitting .327 with no homers and eight RBIs in 14 games at Indianapolis.


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