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David Price hit by line drive, leaves game

TuAnh Dam
Yahoo Sports

Boston’s pitchers just keep going down.

Red Sox pitcher David Price had to leave Wednesday night’s game against the Miami Marlins with a wrist contusion after getting hit by Austin Dean’s line drive. X-rays later came back negative the team announced with further tests being done as necessary.

The comebacker hit Price on the wrist as he tried to catch the ball.


Boston was trailing 3-2 when the team announced he would not return.

Hector Velazquez stepped in for Price as the Red Sox won 14-6 over the Marlins.

Boston ace Chris Sale is currently on the disabled list with a shoulder issue and starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez is expected to return from a knee injury this weekend.

Price is 14-6 this season with a 3.50 ERA, but has gone 6-0 since the All-Star break with a 1.09 ERA.

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