MLB: Diamondbacks’ A.J. Pollock suffers a broken thumb
Arizona center fielder A.J. Pollock has a broken left thumb and is expected to be sidelined from four to eight weeks.
Pollock was injured diving for Tyler Saladino’s line drive that turned into an inside-the-park home run in the Diamondbacks’ 7-2 loss to Milwaukee on Monday.
Pollock is batting .293 with 11 home runs and is second in the National League with 33 runs batted in.
Right-hander Carson Smith dislocated his pitching shoulder when he threw his glove in the dugout after leaving Boston’s 6-5 loss to Oakland on Monday and was put on the 10-day disabled list. ... Carson Fulmer will pitch Friday at Texas instead of Wednesday at Pittsburgh because the Chicago White Sox want the right-hander to get extra time between starts. ... Landing on the disabled list: Texas third baseman Adrian Beltre (hamstring), St. Louis right-hander Adam Wainwright (elbow), San Diego rookie left-hander Joey Lucchesi (hip).
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