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Diamondbacks LHP Robbie Ray leaves start with oblique injury

April 29, 2018
Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Robbie Ray (38) pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park Sunday, April 29, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Arizona Diamondbacks left-handed pitcher Robbie Ray left Sunday’s game against the Washington Nationals in the bottom of the second with a strained right oblique muscle.

Ray waved to the dugout after throwing a ball to Washington catcher Matt Wieters with one out. Arizona manager Torey Lovullo and an athletic trainer came to the mound, and Ray soon departed. He was replaced by T.J. McFarland, who surrendered a home run to Wieters to give the Nationals a 1-0 lead.

Ray allowed one hit and struck out two in 1 1/3 innings.

Ray, an All-Star last season, entered Sunday with a 2-0 record and a 5.13 ERA. He has won eight consecutive decisions dating back to last season.

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