Laird leaves with bruised left shin

Updated: May 4, 2010, 10:02 PM ET
Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS -- Detroit Tigers catcher Gerald Laird left the game Tuesday night against the Minnesota Twins with a bruised left shin.

Laird fouled a ball off his leg in the top of the fifth inning and immediately went down in pain. Tigers trainers came out to examine him, but Laird finished the at-bat. He grounded out to third base and hobbled into the dugout.

The team says X-rays were negative. Laird is listed as day to day.

Alex Avila replaced him behind the plate in the bottom ...

Read full story


You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?