The Pittsburgh Pirates placed outfielder Conner Uselton on the minor league 60-day disabled list today, which ends his rookie season in the pro ball. The 72nd overall pick injured his hamstring while running out a grounder during his second game in the Gulf Coast League. He was diagnosed with what he described as "a little tear" after getting an MRI in Pittsburgh earlier this month, then received a second opinion on it before he was placed on the disabled list.
The GCL season ends in 50 days, so even if they made the playoffs, there is no chance of him returning. We will follow his progress to see if the Fall Instructional League is an option. That begins around mid-September and usually last for four weeks.
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