Padres' Snell exits start vs Dodgers with left groin injury

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — San Diego Padres starter Blake Snell left a game Sunday with a left adductor strain in the first inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Snell retired his first two batters on popups to left field. He was facing Trea Turner when he suddenly left the mound with a 2-1 count, having thrown 11 pitches. The left-hander limped slightly as he walked off with the groin injury.

The 2018 AL Cy Young Award winner is 7-6 with a 4.22 ERA. He set a franchise record with 13 consecutive hitless innings across his last two starts.

It was a significant blow to the Padres, who are fighting for the second NL wild card.

Nabil Crismatt replaced Snell in what suddenly became a bullpen game for San Diego.

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