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Corey Dickerson Leaves Saturday’s Game Early


The Pittsburgh Pirates announced that Corey Dickerson left Saturday’s game against the Minnesota Twins early due to right ankle discomfort.

Dickerson, who was serving as the DH, was pinch-hit for in the bottom of the sixth inning. He was originally hurt when he fouled a ball off of himself in his first at-bat, then was injured again when he slid awkwardly into second base in the third inning.

The Pirates announced that he is out day-to-day at this point. If there are any other updates today, we will post them here.

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John Dreker
John Dreker
John started working at Pirates Prospects in 2009, but his connection to the Pittsburgh Pirates started exactly 100 years earlier when Dots Miller debuted for the 1909 World Series champions. John was born in Kearny, NJ, two blocks from the house where Dots Miller grew up. From that hometown hero connection came a love of Pirates history, as well as the sport of baseball. When he didn't make it as a lefty pitcher with an 80+ MPH fastball and a slider that needed work, John turned to covering the game, eventually focusing in on the prospects side, where his interest was pushed by the big league team being below .500 for so long. John has covered the minors in some form since the 2002 season, and leads the draft and international coverage on Pirates Prospects. He writes daily on Pittsburgh Baseball History, when he's not covering the entire system daily throughout the entire year on Pirates Prospects.

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