Carlos Correa suffers right leg injury at High-A Lancaster

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There aren’t many details available yet, but this sounds like it could be serious. Here’s what Jason Schwartz, a broadcaster for the High-A Lancaster JetHawks, was tweeting Saturday night

Correa will undergo a range of tests Sunday before the Astros reveal a diagnosis. The 19-year-old shortstop from Puerto Rico has hit .325/.416/.510 with six homers and 20 stolen bases through 62 games this season in the California League. He was the No. 1 overall pick in the 2012 MLB Amateur Draft and Baseball America ranked him No. 7 on their 2014 ranking of the Top 100 prospects. Baseball Prospectus had him at No. 5.

Donaldson ejected for kicking dirt on plate after home run

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Minnesota’s Josh Donaldson managed to get ejected while hitting a home run.

Donaldson barked at plate umpire Dan Bellino for the second time in the sixth inning of a 4-3 loss to the Chicago White Sox on Thursday.

With the score 2-2, Bellino called a strike when the 2015 AL MVP checked his swing on a 2-0 pitch from Reynaldo Lopez.

Manager Rocco Baldelli came out to speak with Bellino, and Donaldson homered down the left-field line on the next offering. After rounding the bases, Donaldson kicked dirt at home plate as he crossed it.

Bellino ejected him immediately, and Donaldson, realizing he had missed home plate, returned to the plate to touch it and then argued as he kicked more dirt on it.

Donaldson also had argued with Bellino on a 1-1 breaking ball in the first inning that appeared to be high but was called a strike, leading to a strikeout.

“We need Josh on the field, out there playing, and at third base,” Baldelli said. “That’s when we’re at our best. And so that’s really the end of it. I think we can move past it at his point, and go from here.”

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