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Eduardo Nunez carried off the field after reaggravating knee injury in first inning of ALDS Game 1

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Update (5:09 PM ET): The Red Sox say Nunez had a “reaggravation of a right knee injury,” Alex Speier of the Boston Globe reports. It’s unknown at the moment if he’ll be able to contribute for the rest of the ALDS.

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Red Sox DH Eduardo Nunez suffered an apparent injury leaving the batter’s box as he attempted to run out a ground ball in the top of the first inning against Astros starter Justin Verlander in the first game of the ALDS. Nunez limped down the line before collapsing to the ground near the first base bag in pain. He couldn’t put any weight on his leg, so he was carried off the field by the trainer and manager John Farrell.

The Red Sox should pass along details about Nunez’s status during the game, so we’ll post an update when that happens.

Nunez, 30, performed well after coming to the Red Sox from the Giants ahead of the non-waiver trade deadline at the end of July. In 173 plate appearances with the Red Sox, he hit .321/.353/.539 with eight home runs, 27 RBI, and 23 runs scored. He played mostly second base but also played some third base and shortstop.

Padres to place Franchy Cordero on DL, activate Hunter Renfroe

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Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports that the Padres will place outfielder Franchy Cordero on the 10-day disabled list and activate outfielder Hunter Renfroe from the DL on Monday.

Cordero, 23, has been slumping, batting .140 with four extra-base hits in 47 plate appearances dating back to May 11. The Padres noticed that the forearm issue has been affecting his swing in recent games. Manager Andy Green said, “It was something where he could swing a certain way to manage it. But swinging that way was not him.”

Renfroe, 26, has been out since mid-April due to inflammation in his right elbow. He hit .200/.281/.440 in 57 PA prior to landing on the disabled list. Renfroe played in 10 rehab games with Triple-A El Paso.