ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Right fielder Alex Rios has left the Texas Rangers game after getting hit by a pitch on the left quad.
The Rangers called the move precautionary after Rios left Wednesday night’s game against the New York Yankees.
Rios, considered a potential trade possibility before Thursday’s non-waiver trading deadline, stayed in the game to run after getting hit by a pitch thrown by Hiroki Kuroda in the third inning. But when Texas took the field for the start of the fourth, Daniel Robertson replaced Rios in right field.
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