Originally written on MLB Injury News  |  Last updated 10/22/14
San Diego Padres outfielder Carlos Quentin had to exit last night’s contest against the Los Angeles Dodgers after he was hit on the right wrist with a pitch. X-rays have since come back negative, and Quentin is considered day-to-day by the team. Quentin was hit on the right wrist by a sinker from Ronald Belisario. At first, Quentin seemed to be OK and content with simply taking his base. However, after a few steps toward first he called the Padres’ trainer out. This is not a new thing for Quentin, as the slugger had been hit by pitches more than any other player during both the 2011 and ’12 seasons. Going by plunks per plate appearance, Quentin is the most HBP player ever. The ominous record is one of the reasons Quentin has had such a hard time staying healthy and on the field during his time in the majors. Over 340 plate appearances for the Padres last season, the 30-year-old hit .261/.374/.504 with 21 doubles and 16 home runs. Follow @mlbinjurynews !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.mlbinjurynews.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })(); Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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