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09/05/08 8:30 PM ET

Byrd exits with sprained left thumb

Outfielder injured on diving play, is day-to-day after X-Rays

ARLINGTON -- Outfielder Marlon Byrd left Friday's game with the Red Sox after just one inning with a sprained left thumb.

Byrd injured the thumb trying to make a diving catch on Dustin Pedroia's line-drive double. X-rays taken were negative and Byrd is day-to-day.

T.R. Sullivan is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.