Tigers' Anibal Sanchez exits game vs. Twins in third inning with blister

Saturday April 26th, 2014

Anibal SanchezAnibal Sanchez left Saturday's game against the Twins with a blister. (Ann Heisenfelt/AP)

Anibal Sanchez left Saturday's game against the Twins after 2 2/3 innings with a blister on his right middle finger.

Sanchez had been cruising before the blister formed, holding the Twins hitless and striking out two. With two outs in the third and a full count on Brian Dozier, the Tigers dugout noticed something, and the trainer came out to check on Sanchez. The recently promoted Jose Ortega came on in relief.

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