Marlins’ Jorge Soler leaves game against Rays because of right hip tightness

Miami slugger Jorge Soler left in the seventh inning of the Marlins’ game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night because of right hip tightness.

Soler swung at a pitch from reliever Erasmo Ramírez and stepped away from the plate. Marlins manager Skip Schumaker and an athletic trainer tended to Soler, who immediately headed toward the dugout.

Jesús Sánchez completed the at bat and grounded out.

The 31-year-old Soler has 35 home runs this season, including 19 go-ahead shots. He s batting .241 with 71 RBIs.



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