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Pirates place Alex Presley on seven-day concussion DL

Jul 5, 2012, 5:17 PM EDT

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Alex Presley left Tuesday’s game following an attempted diving catch in the outfield and after going through some tests today the Pirates have placed him on the seven-day concussion disabled list.

Pittsburgh added Jody Mercer to the roster in Presley’s place and he’ll be eligible to come back immediately after the All-Star break, although obviously with a concussion that’s no sure thing.

Presley, who was demoted to the minors in mid-May and recalled two weeks later, has hit .268 with four homers and an .816 OPS in 26 games since returning.

  1. ironcity6pak - Jul 5, 2012 at 9:39 PM

    Get well man!! Just so happy to finally talk baseball with my friends and about the pirates. Keep it up buccos, looking good.

  2. passthepeppa - Jul 6, 2012 at 12:03 AM

    zoltan! go Bucs

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