Umpire Andy Fletcher hit by ball, leaves game
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) First base umpire Andy Fletcher briefly left Tuesday night's game between Toronto and Tampa Bay after being hit by a batted ball.
Fletcher appeared to get struck on the left arm behind the bag by Brett Lawrie's foul liner with two outs in the Toronto fourth inning.
After being checked by Tampa Bay trainers, Fletcher walked off the field for further examination.
Fletcher returned to the field in the fifth inning.