Advertisement

 MILWAUKEE (AP) -Brewers shortstop J.J. Hardy left Wednesday's game against the San Francisco Giants because of tightness in his lower back.
Hardy doubled down the right-field line to open the bottom of the third and appeared to run gingerly as he approached second base. He did not run at full speed while scoring easily on Ryan Braun's triple.
He was replaced to start the fourth inning by Craig Counsell.
Hardy returned to the starting lineup Wednesday after being scratched from Tuesday night's lineup with a sore left hip.
In 68 games, Hardy is batting .285 with 17 home runs and 49 RBIs.
Advertisement

MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail Tanaka's Yanks take aim at sweep of Stros On Monday, the Yankees shipped pending free agent Aroldis Chapman to the National League. Yet, don’t be surprised if their rollicking performance of late tables...
Thumbnail Cubs-White Sox standoff moves to Wrigleyville The Cubs and their fans couldn’t wait to get Aroldis Chapman into yesterday’s action. Yet, a no-show on offense prevented the squad’s new closer from even...
Thumbnail Mets, Cardinals lock horns in series finale Last night, Bartolo Colon helped the Mets earn a doubleheader split with the Cardinals as only he could. The majors’ oldest player spotted that 86 mph...
Thumbnail Reds vs. Giants Prediction Will bettors be able to cash the over when the Giants host the Reds at 3:45PM ET?
Thumbnail Padres vs. Blue Jays Prediction Will it be a high-scoring game today when the Blue Jays host the Padres at 12:10PM ET?
More inMLB Articles  
Advertisement

MLB Team Pages