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Published: Monday, 3/19/2012

Cabrera hurt in Tigers' 4-3 loss to Phillies

ASSOCIATED PRESS

CLEARWATER, Fla. — Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera left Monday's 4-3 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies with a bloody face after a hard grounder from Hunter Pence hit him near the right eye.

Cabrera was taken to a hospital to receive stitches and get precautionary X-rays.

Jimmy Rollins hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly for the Phillies.

Before the game, the Phillies announced that second baseman Chase Utley left camp to see a specialist for his injured knees and he's likely to start the season on the disabled list.

Freddy Galvis, the leading candidate to replace Utley, hit a two-run triple to tie it at 3. He scored on Rollins' hard liner, with left fielder Matt Young made a sliding catch, during a four-run fifth inning.

Brennan Boesch hit a two-run homer for Detroit.



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