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Forsythe awaits MRI results for shoulder injury

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LOS ANGELES -- Third baseman Logan Forsythe left in the sixth inning of the Dodgers' 9-1 loss to the D-backs on Saturday night and underwent an MRI of his right shoulder after the game. Results are expected on Sunday.

"He was in between innings and I was watching him throw, and there was discomfort and the shaking of the arm," said manager Dave Roberts. "There was fatigue there, and it didn't look right. I wanted to get pictures, and that's where we're at."

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LOS ANGELES -- Third baseman Logan Forsythe left in the sixth inning of the Dodgers' 9-1 loss to the D-backs on Saturday night and underwent an MRI of his right shoulder after the game. Results are expected on Sunday.

"He was in between innings and I was watching him throw, and there was discomfort and the shaking of the arm," said manager Dave Roberts. "There was fatigue there, and it didn't look right. I wanted to get pictures, and that's where we're at."

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Forsythe, who made two long throws in the top of the fifth inning, was seen in the Dodgers' dugout rubbing his right shoulder between innings.

A second baseman for most of his career, Forsythe has been pressed into third-base duty because Justin Turner began the season on the disabled list with a fractured left wrist.

"Don't know if it's a DL situation, but to lose two third basemen, it's nice to know we have some guys with versatility," Roberts said. "We don't have that true third baseman. But we'll give [Enrique] Hernandez and Kyle Farmer time over there and, if it's a DL situation, then call up an infielder."

Hernandez replaced Forsythe at third base with the D-backs holding a 7-1 lead.

Ken Gurnick has covered the Dodgers for MLB.com since 2001.

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