D-Backs' Eric Byrnes breaks hand, out 4-8 weeksPosted: Updated:
PHOENIX -- Arizona outfielder Eric Byrnes will require surgery after breaking his left hand and could miss four to eight weeks.
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Byrnes fractured the fifth metacarpal in his left hand when he was hit by a pitch from Texas' Scott Feldman in the . Byrnes remained in the game as a baserunner, but was replaced by Ryan Roberts in the next inning.
The 33-year-old Byrnes is hitting .216 with five homers and 24 RBIs in the second year of a three-year, $30-million contract. He missed most of last season with hamstring injuries.
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