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First Pitch: Recapping a Busy Day of Injury Updates, Transactions, DSL, and Draft News

First Pitch: Recapping a Busy Day of Injury Updates, Transactions, DSL, and Draft News

Today was an extremely busy day for updates on the site. Overall, we had 17 posts going up since last night's First Pitch. There's a good chance you missed some of that. I had an article ready for tonight, but I decided to push that back until tomorrow to recap what ended up one of the busiest news days of the year so far. I'll just take today as a practice run for the madness next week with the draft, which is always one of my favorite days of the year in running this site.
The Injury Updates
The Pirates have had a ton of injuries this year to their minor league system. I don't know if it's because there have been so many injuries, but the demand for new information and updates on these players has been bigger than I ever remember. That kind of demand for prospect information is the same kind of demand that keeps this site running strong. But in most cases, if there's no update given, that just means there's no update to give.

Take Austin Meadows, for example. I had an update on ...

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