MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Atlanta Braves left fielder Omar Infante left
the series opener against the Minnesota Twins on Friday night
because of a bruised left foot.
Infante fouled a pitch off his foot in the fifth inning. A
trainer came out to check on him, but he remained in the game
through the at-bat and also played defense in the bottom of the
But when the Braves came out to play defense in the sixth,
center fielder Melky Cabrera moved to left field and Gregor Blanco
was inserted in center field.
The Braves said Infante was taken for X-rays, but there was no
immediate word on the severity of his injury. Infante went 0 for 2
with a strikeout against Francisco Liriano.