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Home-plate umpire Layne hit by foul ball, exits

MLB.com

ANAHEIM -- Home-plate umpire Jerry Layne left Thursday's Red Sox-Angels game with an injury after a Mike Trout foul ball hit his right elbow in the first inning.

Layne is day to day with bruising. X-rays were negative.

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ANAHEIM -- Home-plate umpire Jerry Layne left Thursday's Red Sox-Angels game with an injury after a Mike Trout foul ball hit his right elbow in the first inning.

Layne is day to day with bruising. X-rays were negative.

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"It was loud," Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez said. "I heard the sound, and I heard Jerry hurt, so it was bad."

Greg Gibson, who was originally umpiring first base, took over behind the plate, as the crew remained with just three umpires.

Avery Yang is a reporter for MLB.com.

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