The West Virginia Power have placed outfield prospect Harold Ramirez on the 7-day disabled list, making the move retroactive to July 3rd. No immediate word on the injury, though making the move retroactive usually means it isn’t anything serious. As noted earlier, Mike Fransoso was added to the Power roster and he will take the place of Ramirez. The 19-year-old Ramirez got hurt at a bad time, during a 23-game hit streak, which he will try to add to once he returns. If there is any word on the injury, we will update this article.
Ramirez was on the disabled list earlier this season, missing a month due to a hamstring injury. He was the Pirates tenth ranked prospect coming into the season and he has lived up to that ranking, hitting .309/.364/.402 in 49 games, with 14 doubles and 12 stolen bases.
Update 9:40pm: Ramirez is out with shin splints. Still no word on how much time he will miss, but as noted, the fact they waited four days and made the move retroactive, are usually(not always) good signs for a quick return.Pirates Prospects is FREE today in honor of the Wild Card game. You get special access to all of our content, which is typically reserved only for subscribers. We cover the Pirates 365 days a year, with live coverage all throughout the playoffs, and off-season coverage of the minor league players in the Arizona Fall League and Winter Leagues. During the season we average well over 6 articles per day on the Pirates. This is the best stop if you're a hardcore Pirates fan, and the subscription prices are very low.
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