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MLB Injury News:
The Arizona Diamondbacks held Aaron Hill out of last night's starting lineup as the second baseman continued to feel the effects of a groin injury he suffered Sunday. Manager Kirk Gibson told reporters -- including Tyler Emerick of MLB.com -- that he held Hill out as a precaution, adding that he expects the second baseman to rejoin the team's lineup as soon as today.
"We're just going to give him another day,"
D-backs manager Kirk Gibson said. "We think that's the smart thing to do.
He probably could play today. He was available yesterday and he's available
Hill exited Sunday's weekend finale early after experiencing mild tightness in his groin. While Gibson said Hill probably could have suited up last night, the skipper wanted to give him another day to rest the ailment so as not to worsen it.
To replace Hill in the lineup, the Diamondbacks moved Martin Prado to second base and used Eric Chavez at third. Gibson told reporters that Hill was available as a pinch-hitter, only further indicating he's likely to return in the near future, if not tonight.
Hill has been on fire this month, maintaining a batting average of .378 with 12 extra-base hits and 15 RBI. This has helped him improve his already-impressive totals, as he's now hitting .313/.375/.529 on the season with 20 doubles and nine home runs.
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