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UPDATE: Escobar day to day, x-rays negative after being hit by pitch

UPDATE, 9:57: The Rays said X-rays were negative and Escobar is day to day with a left hand contusion.

UPDATE, 9:17: Escobar is on his way to a local hospital for x-rays. The Rays are calling it a left hand injiury.

DEVELOPING: SS Yunel Escobar left Saturday's game after being hit on the left hand by a pitch in the first inning.

Escobar was attended to for several minutes by head athletic trainer Ron Porterfield, with C Jose Molina there to translate, before heading off the field.

Ryan Roberts ran for Escobar and took at at second base with Ben Zobrist moving to SS.

[Last modified: Saturday, May 4, 2013 9:57pm]


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