Marco Scutaro hip X-rays negative

Updated: October 16, 2012, 11:44 AM ET
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SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro left Game 2 of the NL Championship Series against the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night after five innings because of an injured left hip, the result of an earlier hard slide by Matt Holliday.

X-rays were negative, and he'll likely get an MRI on Tuesday. There was no word on his future status.

"That shows you how tough he is," Giants manager Bruce Bochy said. "I really think they got away with an illegal slide ...

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