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Ben Gamel Leaves Saturday’s Game with Apparent Leg Injury

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During the eighth inning of Saturday’s game against the San Diego Padres, Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Ben Gamel left the game with some discomfort. Gamel did steal second base, and at the time, there didn’t seem to be anything wrong with the 30-year-old lefty.

Pirates manager Derek Shelton came out on the field to originally challenge a call that a pitch hit Rodolfo Castro. While Shelton was out there, we were offered a replay showing Gamel grabbing his hamstring after he stole second base successfully.

Originally labeled as “day-to-day,” Michael Chavis came into the game to replace Gamel at second base. From the way Gamel walked off the field, it seemed like it was more of an annoyance than a severe injury. Gamel is now a part of a long list of Pirates with various injuries, bumps, and bruises.

Before leaving the game, Gamel went 0-3 with one walk and one strikeout.

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