Diamondbacks' Ian Kennedy cuts finger washing dishes, scratched from start

Sunday May 26th, 2013

(Christian Petersen/Getty Images) Diamondbacks pitcher Ian Kennedy will miss his scheduled start on Monday after cutting his right index finger while cleaning a knife. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Ian Kennedy has been scratched from his scheduled start on Monday after cutting his right index finger while washing dishes, according to azcentral.com's Nick Piecoro.

The right-hander said he was cleaning a knife when he suffered a laceration on the inside of the finger, according to FOXSportsArizona.com's Jack Magruder.

Manager Kirk Gibson said Kennedy threw a bullpen session with a band-aid on the finger on Saturday after suffering the injury earlier in the week.

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The D-backs will call up top prospect Tyler Skaggs to start Game 1 of the team's doubleheader against the Rangers on Monday. Kennedy's next start will be pushed back to Friday, as the team hopes he will avoid the disabled list.



Kennedy is 2-3 this season with a 4.70 ERA.

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