Globe iconLogin iconRecap iconSearch iconTickets icon

news

MLB News

Williams exits with left wrist soreness

Special to MLB.com

CHICAGO -- Phillies left fielder Nick Williams left Wednesday's 7-5 loss to the Cubs at Wrigley Field with left wrist soreness in the bottom of the fifth inning. He was replaced by Dylan Cozens, who homered in the ninth to give the Phillies a short-lived two-run lead.

Williams was coming off a strong game in the opener Tuesday, homering off Kyle Hendricks and tallying three RBIs. He was 0-for-2 with a strikeout before exiting Wednesday's game.

View Full Game Coverage

CHICAGO -- Phillies left fielder Nick Williams left Wednesday's 7-5 loss to the Cubs at Wrigley Field with left wrist soreness in the bottom of the fifth inning. He was replaced by Dylan Cozens, who homered in the ninth to give the Phillies a short-lived two-run lead.

Williams was coming off a strong game in the opener Tuesday, homering off Kyle Hendricks and tallying three RBIs. He was 0-for-2 with a strikeout before exiting Wednesday's game.

View Full Game Coverage

For the season, Williams is hitting .231 with seven homers and 17 RBIs.

Catherine Garcia is a contributor to MLB.com based in Chicago.

Philadelphia Phillies, Nick Williams