ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Houston shortstop Carlos Correa has left the game against Texas after appearing to sprain his left ankle running out a grounder in the fifth inning.
There was no immediate update on the severity of the injury Thursday.
Correa ducked to avoid a high and wide throw from Rangers third baseman Jurickson Profar, and his left foot hit the corner of the base as he made one final long stride.
The 21-year-old Correa stayed down for several minutes before limping off. He didn’t return in the bottom of the fifth, with Jose Altuve taking over at short and Tony Kemp going into Correa’s spot in the order as the second baseman.
The first overall pick in the 2012 draft, Correa is hitting .256 with eight homers and 32 RBIs in his second season.
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