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Inciarte HBP in first inning, exits in fifth

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ATLANTA -- Braves center fielder Ender Inciarte exited Wednesday night's game against the Blue Jays a few innings after getting hit above the right elbow with a Sam Gaviglio pitch.

Inciarte remained in the game after getting hit by the first-inning pitch and doubled during Atlanta's six-run second inning. He grounded out to end the third inning and was replaced defensively by Danny Santana before the top of the fifth.

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ATLANTA -- Braves center fielder Ender Inciarte exited Wednesday night's game against the Blue Jays a few innings after getting hit above the right elbow with a Sam Gaviglio pitch.

Inciarte remained in the game after getting hit by the first-inning pitch and doubled during Atlanta's six-run second inning. He grounded out to end the third inning and was replaced defensively by Danny Santana before the top of the fifth.

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Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman exited last Wednesday's game against the Yankees after getting in the same area with a pitch. Freeman returned to the lineup the next day, after the swelling around his triceps muscle subsided.

Mark Bowman has covered the Braves for MLB.com since 2001.

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