David Price hit by line drive, leaves game

Boston’s pitchers just keep going down.

Red Sox pitcher David Price had to leave Wednesday night’s game against the Miami Marlins with a wrist contusion after getting hit by Austin Dean’s line drive. X-rays later came back negative the team announced with further tests being done as necessary.

The comebacker hit Price on the wrist as he tried to catch the ball.

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Boston was trailing 3-2 when the team announced he would not return.

Hector Velazquez stepped in for Price as the Red Sox won 14-6 over the Marlins.

Boston ace Chris Sale is currently on the disabled list with a shoulder issue and starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez is expected to return from a knee injury this weekend.

Price is 14-6 this season with a 3.50 ERA, but has gone 6-0 since the All-Star break with a 1.09 ERA.

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