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Minnesota Twins third baseman Josh Donaldson leaves opener with a hamstring injury

Sep 17, 2020; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Minnesota Twins third baseman Josh Donaldson (24) hits a home run against the Chicago White Sox during the sixth inning at Guaranteed Rate Field. Mandatory Credit: David Banks-USA TODAY Sports

Minnesota Twins third baseman Josh Donaldson left Thursday afternoon’s season-opener at Milwaukee in the first inning with tightness in his right hamstring.

The 35-year-old Donaldson, who was limited to 28 games with a right calf injury last season and the playoffs, lined a stand-up double to the wall in left-center off Brewers starter Brandon Woodruff but pulled up after rounding first base and trotting into second.

He left the game in middle of the first inning and was replaced by Luis Arraez — scheduled to play left field — at third base. Jake Cave replaced Arraez in left.

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–Field Level Media