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Bell tosses chair in dugout after another Reds player hit by pitch

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Cincinnati Reds manager David Bell tossed and kicked a chair in his team's dugout after another one of his players was hit in the hand by an inside pitch during Tuesday's 2-0 win over the San Diego Padres.

"We've had a lot of guys, a lot of guys hit in the hand, and that's where that came from," Bell said of his reaction to Jake Fraley getting hit by a pitch during the first inning, according to WCPO's Caleb Noe.

"I don't like to see our guys get hit. It messes with their career ... It affects these individuals that are trying to stay healthy. It wasn't directed at any team or any pitcher. We've had a lot. It's happened a lot. Never seen anything like it and at some point, enough is enough."

Fraley was forced to exit the game after getting hit. The outfielder said his "whole hand was on fire," and he was having trouble straightening his pinky finger after it stiffened up, according to's Mark Sheldon. X-rays were negative on Fraley, but his hand remained swollen following tests.

The Reds are already playing without TJ Friedl and Christian Encarnacion-Strand, who are on the injured list with hand fractures after being hit by pitches.

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