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Slugger Shaw OK after fouling ball off foot

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SAN FRANCISCO -- The Brewers received some positive news after Wednesday's 4-2 loss to the Giants when X-rays on third baseman Travis Shaw's right foot returned negative results, a team spokesman said.

Shaw is considered day to day, as the Brewers have Thursday off before opening a three-game set against the Dodgers in Los Angeles.

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SAN FRANCISCO -- The Brewers received some positive news after Wednesday's 4-2 loss to the Giants when X-rays on third baseman Travis Shaw's right foot returned negative results, a team spokesman said.

Shaw is considered day to day, as the Brewers have Thursday off before opening a three-game set against the Dodgers in Los Angeles.

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Shaw -- the team leader in home runs and RBIs and "Mayor DDC" during Players Weekend -- stayed in the game after fouling an offering from Giants closer Sam Dyson off the top of his foot in the ninth inning. He spent some time on the ground and shook it off, drawing a walk in the at-bat.

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Shaw missed a game earlier this month after fouling a ball off the same foot against the Reds.

"He's finding his foot or his leg," Brewers manager Craig Counsell said. "He can't get enough padding on there."

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The Brewers decided to leave Shaw at first, not opting for a pinch-runner. One batter later, Jesus Aguilar grounded into a double play. On the play, Shaw didn't break for second at his normal speed.

Counsell said the Giants would have turned two regardless of a pinch-runner.

"That's a double play," Counsell said. "Nobody is going to get to the base. If they got Aguilar out, there's an out at second."

The play capped a positive series for Shaw, who delivered the game-winning hit Tuesday and gave the Brewers a 1-0 lead in the first Wednesday with an RBI double.

Jonathan Hawthorne is a reporter for MLB.com based in the Bay Area.

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