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Brewers’ Rhys Hoskins leaves game with injury after hitting a second-inning single

 The Associated Press  |    May 13th, 2024 8:39pm EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee’s Rhys Hoskins left the Brewers’ game with the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday after getting injured while running to first base on a second-inning single.

Hoskins appeared to be wincing as he reached first base on his single to right. After the game was stopped for a few moments, Hoskins headed to the dugout as Blake Perkins pinch-ran for him.

The 31-year-old Hoskins is hitting .233 with nine homers, 27 RBIs and an .814 OPS this year after missing the entire 2023 season with a torn left anterior cruciate ligament. He entered Monday having homered three times in his last five games, including a go-ahead, three-run shot in the seventh inning of a 5-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday.

The former Philadelphia Phillies first baseman joined the Brewers during the offseason after signing a two-year, $34 million contract that enables him to opt out of the deal after this season.


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