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Will Middlebrooks Injured By Stray Bat While Attempting To Catch Foul

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Padres third baseman Will Middlebrooks left today’s game against the Diamondbacks in the seventh inning after his attempt to field a Cliff Pennington pop foul was interrupted by a abandoned bat in the on-deck circle.

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Middlebrooks appeared to injure his ankle after slipping on the bat, presumably left by pitcher Chase Anderson who was due to bat next.

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