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Myers exits Rays-Bucs early with bruised quad

Right fielder removed for precautionary reasons after fouling ball off right leg

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Myers exits Rays-Bucs early with bruised quad play video for Myers exits Rays-Bucs early with bruised quad

BRADENTON, Fla. -- Wil Myers had to leave the Rays' split-squad, 6-3 win over the Pirates on Saturday in the third inning after fouling a ball off his right leg.

Myers was diagnosed with a bruised right quad, and was removed for precautionary reasons.

Myers beat a 1-and-2 pitch from Edinson Volquez down into his leg, and limped around for a few minutes under the watch of acting manager Dave Martinez and trainer Paul Harker before leaving the field.

Jerry Sands hit for Myers and struck out -- that strikeout being charged to Myers, who had grounded out in the first inning.

Tom Singer is a reporter for MLB.com and writes an MLBlog Change for a Nickel. He can also be found on Twitter @Tom_Singer. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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