Craig Counsell Reveals Why Luis Urias Was Pulled From Friday's Game
Joe Musgrove and the San Diego Padres stifled the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night, getting no-hit into the eighth inning of that loss. The defeat was coupled with a bit of concerning news as infielder Luis Urias departed the game in just the fourth inning.
Manager Craig Counsell spoked with reporters following the game and revealed exactly why Urias was pulled from the contest.
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Counsell reported his current starting shortstop (as Willy Adames continues to rehab) suffered a swollen thumb. It's an issue Urias has been dealing with for sometime, but the swelling and discomfort began to affect his throwing.
This is what led to his eventual substitution on Friday night. The 25-year-old infielder is hitting just .154 over his last 10 games, explaining the extent of his discomfort at the plate.
It sounds like Urias may need a day or two off, but no mention about the possibilities of an IL stint.
Milwaukee is back in action against the Padres on Saturday, entering that matchup as -134 moneyline favorites, according to MLB odds on FanDuel Sportsbook.
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