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Machado hit on left wrist, but X-rays negative

August 19, 2018

SEATTLE -- X-rays were negative on the left wrist of Dodgers infielder Manny Machado, who was removed from Sunday's 12-1 win over the Mariners shortly after being hit by a pitch from infielder Andrew Romine, who was doing ninth-inning mop-up for the second time in three days."I'm good, guys, nothing

SEATTLE -- X-rays were negative on the left wrist of Dodgers infielder Manny Machado, who was removed from Sunday's 12-1 win over the Mariners shortly after being hit by a pitch from infielder Andrew Romine, who was doing ninth-inning mop-up for the second time in three days.
"I'm good, guys, nothing crazy," said Machado, who was removed for the precautionary pictures and replaced at third base by designated hitter Justin Turner. "No bone, no nothing."
Turner had just launched a three-run homer off Romine when the pitching position player hit Machado with an 86.4-mph fastball on a 2-1 pitch. Machado remained in the game to run.
Romine waited at home plate to apologize while Machado was attended to by a trainer, then apologized again when the inning ended. It was the first time Machado had been hit by a pitch as a Dodger.
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts had no problem with the Mariners using a position player in relief of a blowout loss.
"I get it, I understand it," said Roberts. "They're trying to preserve arms. They've got a big series coming up. Obviously, you don't want anybody getting hurt. Romine just left one armside."

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