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

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