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Gutierrez, Turner exit with injuries in opener

LF day to day with left hamstring strain; 3B injures quad on hard slide
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CHICAGO -- Dodgers left fielder Franklin Gutierrez and third baseman Justin Turner both left Monday night's 3-2 loss to the Cubs with leg injuries.

Gutierrez was diagnosed with a left hamstring strain after he was caught stealing second as Yasiel Puig struck out against Chicago left-hander Jon Lester in the second inning. Gutierrez was replaced by Scott Van Slyke when the Dodgers took the field in the bottom of the inning, and he's considered day to day.

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CHICAGO -- Dodgers left fielder Franklin Gutierrez and third baseman Justin Turner both left Monday night's 3-2 loss to the Cubs with leg injuries.

Gutierrez was diagnosed with a left hamstring strain after he was caught stealing second as Yasiel Puig struck out against Chicago left-hander Jon Lester in the second inning. Gutierrez was replaced by Scott Van Slyke when the Dodgers took the field in the bottom of the inning, and he's considered day to day.

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Video: LAD@CHC: Cubs turn strike-'em-out, throw-'em-out DP

Turner, after being hit in the hand by a Pedro Strop pitch in the eighth, felt soreness in his quad after he slid hard into second on Chase Utley's forceout -- which plated the tying run. On the play, Turner made contact with shortstop Addison Russell, which threw him off balance. The Cubs challenged the call, seeking slide interference, but it was ruled to stand.

Video: LAD@CHC: Turner gets hit by pitch in the 8th

"From the replay, it looked like when he went to throw it, Turner clipped his leg," Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo said. "It was a good slide, a hard slide."

Manager Dave Roberts wasn't concerned about Turner's status.

"Probably minor, but in this weather, you've got to get him out of there," Roberts said.

John Jackson is a contributor to MLB.com based in Chicago.

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