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Eric Sogard broke out of his offensive slump on Sunday with his first hit since May 9, but he left the 13-3 win over Cleveland early, after fouling a ball off his knee in the seventh inning.

Melvin said Sogard would be evaluated before Tuesday's series opener against Tampa Bay, but getting Sogard out of the game was precautionary.

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Eric Sogard broke out of his offensive slump on Sunday with his first hit since May 9, but he left the 13-3 win over Cleveland early, after fouling a ball off his knee in the seventh inning.

Melvin said Sogard would be evaluated before Tuesday's series opener against Tampa Bay, but getting Sogard out of the game was precautionary.

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"He fouled that ball off his knee, so I got him out of there," Melvin said. "[It's a] contusion, so we'll see how it is."

Stephen Ellsesser is a contributor to MLB.com.

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