Brock Holt out for season with torn meniscus

Shortstop prospect Brock Holt is expected to miss the remainder of the season with a torn MCL. Holt has not played since he was injured in a collision with second baseman Adenson Chourio on June 5th. The 22-year-old hit .351/.410/.438 in 218 plate appearances with High-A Bradenton, and was named to the Florida State League All-Star team.

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UPDATE (6/20/2010, 2:30 PM): Via a Rob Biertempfel tweet, Neal Huntington says that Holt’s MCL is not torn and that surgery will not be required. No other details are known.

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UPDATE (6/22/2010, 9:30 PM): Dejan reports that Holt’s MCL is sprained but his meniscus is torn. He will undergo surgery and miss the rest of the season.

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Author: Matt Bandi

Matt has covered the Pirates at Wait ‘Til Next Year, Pittsburgh Lumber Co. and now Pirates Prospects. He served as Pirates team expert for Heater Magazine in 2009 and 2010 and has contributed to Graphical Player 2009, 2010 and 2011. Matt was also the editor of the 2011 and 2012 Pirates Prospects Annuals.

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