Piscotty exits after taking pitch off left arm

HOUSTON — A’s outfielder Stephen Piscotty exited Wednesday night’s game in Houston in the middle of the fifth inning after taking a pitch to his left arm.

Piscotty took his base to open the fifth inning and was tagged out at home plate while attempting to score on a Chad Pinder single, but he was missing from right field in the bottom half of the frame.


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HOUSTON — A’s outfielder Stephen Piscotty exited Wednesday night’s game in Houston in the middle of the fifth inning after taking a pitch to his left arm.

Piscotty took his base to open the fifth inning and was tagged out at home plate while attempting to score on a Chad Pinder single, but he was missing from right field in the bottom half of the frame.


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Chad Pinder, who began the game in left field, took Piscotty’s place in right, with Mark Canha shifting from first base to left and Matt Olson entering the game at first.

Piscotty, who homered in each of his previous four games, finished 1-for-2.

Jane Lee has covered the A’s for MLB.com since 2010. Follow her on Twitter @JaneMLB.

Published on Thu, 12 Jul 2018 02:10:51 +0000

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