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Wacha leaves after getting hit by foul in dugout

Published on NewsOK Modified: May 21, 2014 at 9:32 pm •  Published: May 21, 2014

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Michael Wacha was taken out after getting struck on the right elbow by a foul liner while sitting in the dugout in the sixth inning against Arizona.

The team said the rookie was taken out for precautionary reasons with a bruised elbow on Matt Adams' foul liner leading off the bottom of the sixth Wednesday. The Cardinals led 1-0.

Wacha allowed two hits in six scoreless innings, ending a run of five straight outings of seven or more innings by the St. Louis rotation.