It remains to be seen when he will be cleared to return to the Mets. He owns a strong .247/.346/.472 slash line with 21 homers and 56 RBI on the year.
Zimmerman went 3 for 3 with two doubles, four RBI and two runs scored. He is on quite a roll right now, batting an even .400 with seven home runs, four doubles and 22 RBI over his last 10 games.
But the Pirates recalled Hart from the rehab stint but will not activate him from the 60-day disabled list. Instead, he will head home to Arizona and prepare for the 2016 campaign.
Brought in by the Pirates on a low-risk, one-year deal, Hart had a forgettable 2015 season. He registered just 54 at-bats, collecting 12 hits--including a double and two home runs--in 35 games. The oft-injured slugger hasn't played more than 70 games since 2012 with the Brewers.
Blanks will have arthroscopic surgery on his right foot for a chronic condition Friday. He will then have the same surgery on his left foot in 4-6 weeks.
Cabrera went 1 for 2 with a single and a strikeout before being ejected.
Zimmerman has 12 hits in his last 29 at-bats with six home runs and 13 RBI. He has also run his hit streak to seven games.
Davis hit his 37th and 38th home runs of the season in the victory.
Pujols singled and scored in the first inning, then blasted a two-run homer in the second. He added an RBI groundout in the ninth.
It marked only his second multi-hit game since Aug. 12. Pujols now boasts a slash line of .249/.309/.495.
Alonso is dealing with a back injury, while Norris suffered a hyperextended left shoulder and elbow during Tuesday's game.