Travis Snider LF/RF PIT 18 Hrs
Travis Snider had surgery on his left foot two weeks after the season.
The surgery remedied a joint issue and bone spurs. The injury would help explain why he faded so badly down the stretch. Snider batted just .215/.281/.333 with five home runs and 25 RBI over 285 plate appearances this past season and will have to earn his way back into the Pirates' good graces in 2014.
Travis Snider LF/RF PIT 2 Months
Travis Snider is not on the Pirates' NLDS roster.
Snider batted .157/.189/.294 over the final two months of the season. The other notable absence from Pittsburgh's Division Series roster is catcher Tony Sanchez. The best-of-five begins Thursday evening in St. Louis.
Travis Snider LF/RF PIT 4 Months
Travis Snider (toe) took part in live batting practice on Tuesday.
Snider has resumed hitting activities, but has still yet to be cleared for full-speed running. If he can avoid setbacks, he should be able to return in late August. The Pirates are expected to send him on a rehab assignment next week.
Travis Snider LF/RF PIT 6 Months
Travis Snider went 0-for-4 and struck out three times Monday against the Braves.
Snider is batting .195 with four RBI in 41 at-bats since his big pinch-hit grand slam against the Cubs on May 21. The Pirates are giving him every chance to succeed, but a .255 average and two homers in 149 at-bats isn't anything to write home about.