Escobar leaves game with right hamstring tightness

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Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar left Wednesday's game with the Yankees before the seventh inning due to right hamstring tightness, and is considered day-to-day.

Escobar, whose struggling bat has come alive this homestand, was the only Ray to play every inning of every game until the injury. Escobar said he felt a "pull" running to first base on a sixth-inning single, but he was taken out of the game as a 'precaution" and will be re-evaluated today.

Escobar was replaced by Ben Zobrist, who will likely fill in at short if Escobar has to miss any games.

 

 

[Last modified: Thursday, April 25, 2013 12:21am]

    

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