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Russell exits with left middle finger sprain

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Addison Russell departed Sunday's 2-0 win over the Mets with a bruised left middle finger, suffered on a swing in the fifth inning. Javier Baez replaced him to start the sixth.

With two outs in the sixth, Kevin Plawecki's grounder deep in the hole evaded Baez for the Mets' first hit off Cubs starter Jon Lester. 

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Addison Russell departed Sunday's 2-0 win over the Mets with a bruised left middle finger, suffered on a swing in the fifth inning. Javier Baez replaced him to start the sixth.

With two outs in the sixth, Kevin Plawecki's grounder deep in the hole evaded Baez for the Mets' first hit off Cubs starter Jon Lester. 

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Chicago Cubs, Addison Russell