Athletics rookie pitcher Josh Outman leaves game in second inningBy AP
Saturday, June 20, 2009
A’s LHP Outman leaves game in second inning
SAN DIEGO — Oakland A’s rookie pitcher Josh Outman left Friday night’s game against the San Diego Padres in the second inning with an undisclosed injury.
Outman allowed a leadoff homer to Chase Headley in the second inning and was then visited on the mound by manager Bob Geren and head trainer Steve Sayles. After about a short discussion, Outman remained in the game.
He allowed Eliezer Alfonzo’s one-out single and pitcher Wade LeBlanc sacrificed him to second. Geren and Sayles then revisited the mound and Outman was removed from the game.
He was replaced by Edgar Gonzalez.
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