Freddy Garcia leaves start after taking comebacker off hand

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UPDATE: X-rays came back negative.

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Freddy Garcia walked off the mound and into the clubhouse after taking a comebacker off his right hand in the fourth inning of this afternoon’s start.

Garcia tried to field the ball hit by Edwin Encarnacion and then immediately exited.

Marc Carig of the Newark Star Ledger reports that Garcia is headed for X-rays, but the Yankees are deeming them “precautionary.”

Between this and David Robertson hurting his foot falling down some stairs, it’s been a tough week for the Yankees pitching staff.