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Pirates Demote Brian Burres

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The Bucs have demoted Brian Burres to Indianapolis to make room for new addition Dana Eveland. It appears likely that Eveland will start Monday or Tuesday. 

Burres had a couple of very nice starts a month or so ago, but he's headed backward since then, and his year-to-date ERA of 5.62 turns out to be only slightly lower than his career ERA. He also struck out only one more batter than he walked. I wasn't a fan of the trade that brought Eveland here, but I can see how the Pirates think that just about anyone would be an improvement.