Two GCL updates (more on Pie)

Felix Pie went 0-for-4 today in his first injury rehab game with the Gulf Coast League Orioles. He was removed for a pinch-hitter - hopefully because he was only slated to receive four at-bats.

Update: I received a text message from a team official stating that Pie is fine and received the desired amount of at-bats.

Pie grounded to second, third and short, and reached on an error. He left for a pinch-hitter with two outs and a runner on second base in the bottom of the ninth inning.

First baseman Tyler Townsend, recovering from his latest hamstring injury, went 1-for-3 with a double and RBI.

Check out Steve Melewski's latest blog entry, which has an update on Townsend and quotes from the 2009 third-round pick.

The GCL Orioles lost to the Twins, 8-4.

No word on whether manager Ramon Sambo is on the hot seat.

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