Alex Rios leaves with sprained ankle

Updated: July 20, 2014, 3:34 PM ET
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TORONTO -- Texas Rangers outfielder Alex Rios has left their game against the Blue Jays in the first inning after spraining his right ankle on a swing.

Rios was left hopping in pain on his left foot after fouling off the first pitch he saw from Blue Jays rookie right-hander Marcus Stroman on Saturday. After a brief conversation with manager Ron Washington and the trainer, Rios limped back to the dugout and headed for the clubhouse. X-rays were negative.

Daniel Robertson replaced Rios, who is batting .302 with four homers and 42 RBIs.

Rios was not in the lineup for Sunday's series finale.

The injury-riddled Rangers currently have six players on the 15-day disabled list and eight more on the 60-day DL.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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