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Dodgers: Mookie Betts Leaves Game With Injury



Dodgers fans got a bit of a scare Sunday afternoon when one of their star players went down. Mookie Betts left the game with a sore finger after the top of the 7th inning when Edwin Rios took his spot.

For Betts, it is likely just a precaution as the Dodgers would obviously like to preserve their guy. After all, they did just sign the right fielder to a massive 12-year extension. 

The Dodgers beat the Diamondbacks 3-0 even without Betts patrolling the outfield for the last few innings. Betts was 2-for-3 with a homerun and a double before having to leave the game. He had appeared to hurt his hand in the 5th innings before hitting a homerun

What’s Next for the Dodgers

After today’s win, the Dodgers will head to San Diego for a series with the Padres. They will play three there before heading back home. The Giants come to town for a three-game series starting on Friday. They are off for a rest day on Thursday. 

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Written by Brook Smith

Brook is the Senior Editor of Dodgers Nation, with several years of experience in sports journalism. He is an avid Dodgers and Lakers fan, and can be spotted fairly often at Dodger Stadium and Staples Center.

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