PHOENIX (AP) - Pittsburgh Pirates star Andrew McCutchen has made an early exit because of discomfort on his left side.
McCutchen left Sunday's game at Arizona in the middle of the eighth inning.
McCutchen drove in the tying run in the top of the eighth with a sacrifice fly. The NL MVP didn't take his spot in center field in the bottom half.
A day earlier, McCutchen was hit in the lower back with a pitch. He said he thinks that was in retaliation for Pirates reliever Ernesto Frieri hitting Arizona star Paul Goldschmidt in the hand on Friday, ending his season with a broken bone.

Top MLB Public Bets

#1 972 New York Yankees  79%
#2 965 Toronto Blue Jays  77%
#3 960 Atlanta Braves  75%
#5 956 Colorado Rockies  74%
#6 967 Houston Astros  72%
#8 957 Chicago Cubs  71%
#9 974 Seattle Mariners  71%
#10 969 Cleveland Indians  70%

MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail Mets vs. Dodgers Prediction Will the Dodgers complete their four-game sweep of the Mets when the two teams meet at 10:10PM ET?
Thumbnail Tigers vs. Mariners Pick Can the Seattle Mariners complete a four-game sweep of the Detroit Tigers when they close out their series tonight at 10:10PM...
Thumbnail Giants vs. Braves Prediction Are the Giants and Matt Cain a bad bet to beat the Braves tonight at 7:35PM ET?
Thumbnail Cubs vs. Marlins Prediction Will the Cubs and Marlins go over the betting total tonight when the two teams meet at 7:10PM ET in Miami?
Thumbnail Angels vs. Yankees Prediction Will the Yankees win their series versus the Angels behind a strong performance from starter Luis Severino tonight at 7:05PM ET?

MLB Team Pages