Mujica sprains right wrist
PHILADELPHIA – Marlins reliever Edward Mujica exited Game 1 on Wednesday with a right wrist sprain.
The right-hander, who mainly pitches in long relief, is listed as day to day.
Mujica had an X-ray after the game, and he isn’t sure if he will miss just a few days or need more time.
The Phillies breezed to an 8-1 win in Game 1 of the day-night doubleheader.
In the seventh ining, Mujica was shaken up after colliding with Wilson Valdez, who reached on an infield single.
With two outs, Valdez hit a grounder that was fielded by second baseman Omar Infante, who made the short throw to Mujica. Mujica raced to the bag, and he toppled over Valdez, who made a head-first slide.
Mujica tumbled to the ground, landing on his right wrist. He tried to brush it off, and he was ready to attempt a warmup pitch before he headed to the clubhouse.
Burke Badenhop relieved Mujica, who was appearing in his 30th game.
– Joe Frisaro