Tyler Saladino

MLB: Diamondbacks' A.J. Pollock suffers a broken thumb

MLB: Diamondbacks' A.J. Pollock suffers a broken thumb

Arizona center fielder A.J. Pollock has a broken left thumb and is expected to be sidelined from four to eight weeks.

Pollock was injured diving for Tyler Saladino’s line drive that turned into an inside-the-park home run in the Diamondbacks’ 7-2 loss to Milwaukee on Monday.

Pollock is batting .293 with 11 home runs and is second in the National League with 33 runs batted in.

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Right-hander Carson Smith dislocated his pitching shoulder when he threw his glove in the dugout after leaving Boston’s 6-5 loss to Oakland on Monday and was put on the 10-day disabled list. ... Carson Fulmer will pitch Friday at Texas instead of Wednesday at Pittsburgh...

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