Seattle Mariners outfielder Mitch Haniger leaves game with left knee contusion

Jun 1, 2021; Seattle, Washington, USA; Seattle Mariners designated hitter Mitch Haniger (17) is greeted in the dugout after scoring a run against the Oakland Athletics during the third inning at T-Mobile Park. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

Seattle Mariners outfielder Mitch Haniger left Sunday’s game against the host Cleveland Indians with a left knee contusion.

Haniger, 30, fouled a Shane Bieber pitch off his left knee in the first inning. He was replaced for the rest of his at-bat by Jake Fraley, who took over in right field after striking out.

In 64 games this season, Haniger is hitting .259 with a team-leading 16 home runs and 40 RBIs. Haniger was an All-Star for the Mariners in 2018 when hit .285 with 26 home runs and 93 RBIs.

In 414 career games with the Arizona Diamondbacks (2016) and the Mariners, Haniger is a career .266 hitter with 78 home runs and 66 RBIs.

–Field Level Media