Dodgers SS Hanley Ramirez leaves game with tightness in right side

Saturday August 9th, 2014

Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez left Friday night's game in Milwaukee with tightness in his right side after playing only one half-inning, the team announced

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Ramirez, who has been battling shoulder and calf problems this season, drew a two-out walk in the first inning but reportedly appeared uncomfortable as he walked to the dugout after the inning ended. He is considered day-to-day.

Ramirez was the team's designated hitter in Thursday's 7-0 win over the Angels, and he reportedly played catch before Friday's game with the team's vice president of medical services, Stan Conte, watching nearby. 

The 30-year-old is hitting .277 with 12 homers and 58 RBIs in 99 games this season.

- Chris Mascaro

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