Yasmani Grandal out after hard swing

Updated: July 30, 2012, 8:52 PM ET
Associated Press

CINCINNATI -- Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal left in the second inning after taking a big swing against Reds reliever Alfredo Simon, then grabbing his right side.

Grandal led off San Diego's five-run inning with a walk on Monday night. Batting for the second time in the inning, he had a big swing and miss, then winced and reached for his side. He was replaced by John Baker, who flied out to end the 10-batter inning.

The Padres said Grandal strained a muscle.

The Padres had all four players that they got from the Reds in a trade for starter Mat Latos last December. Right-hander Volquez started the game, first baseman Yonder Alonso and Grandal were in the starting lineup, and reliever Brad Boxberger was called up from the minors before the game.


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