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Hiroki Kuroda exits in 2nd inning

Updated: April 4, 2013, 2:54 PM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Another day, another injury for the New York Yankees.

Hiroki Kuroda, the team's No. 2 starter, was forced to leave Wednesday night's 7-4 loss to the Boston Red Sox after his right throwing hand was grazed by a Shane Victorino leadoff line single in the second inning.

The Yankees later announced that Kuroda left with a contusion of his right middle finger. Yankees manager Joe Girardi said X-rays were negative.

"He is OK, just a bruised middle finger," Girardi ...

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