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Rays' Escobar and Lobaton injured

Tuesday - 9/24/2013, 11:00pm  ET

NEW YORK (AP) -- Tampa Bay shortstop Yunel Escobar and catcher Jose Lobaton have left the Rays' game against the New York Yankees because of injuries.

Escobar was lifted with a sore left ankle Tuesday night. He was hurt on a force play at second base in the fourth inning. Kelly Johnson pinch-hit for Escobar in the fifth.

Lobaton was pinch-hit for by Jose Molina in the sixth inning. The Rays said Lobaton had a bruised right elbow and was day to day.

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