We had our first in-season minor league trip to the disabled list yesterday. West Virginia outfielder Victor Fernandez was placed on the 7-day DL and first baseman Carlos Munoz was added to the roster. Fernandez left Sunday's game after running the bases in the eighth inning. No immediate word on his injury, but we will get an update soon (possibly tonight). It's an unfortunate time for him to get hurt because West Virginia doesn't have much of note in their lineup and he's at least a sleeper prospect. His injury, depending on the length of his absence, could give one last chance to a former sleeper prospect.

Carlos Munoz is repeating the level and it's important to note that it's his last season before minor league free agency. The original guess was that the Pirates would start him at...

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