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Duda exits game with hamstring tightness

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DETROIT -- First baseman Lucas Duda left the Royals' 6-1 loss to the Tigers on Monday in the seventh inning because of right hamstring tightness.

Royals manager Ned Yost said the tightness likely developed after Duda tried to run out a grounder in the fourth inning.

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DETROIT -- First baseman Lucas Duda left the Royals' 6-1 loss to the Tigers on Monday in the seventh inning because of right hamstring tightness.

Royals manager Ned Yost said the tightness likely developed after Duda tried to run out a grounder in the fourth inning.

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The Royals described removing Duda from the game as a precautionary move.

Cheslor Cuthbert replaced Duda.

Jeffrey Flanagan has covered the Royals since 1991, and for MLB.com since 2015. Follow him on Twitter at @FlannyMLB.

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