Plate umpire Wendelstedt leaves Giants game

June 27, 2011, 1:36 am
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June 26, 2011
SAN FRANCISCO (APCSN) Home plate umpire Hunter Wendelstedt has left the game between the Cleveland Indians and San Francisco Giants after being hit in the mask by a foul ball.Crew chief Jerry Layne moved from second base to behind the plate after Wendelstedt left the game in the middle of the second inning. The game resumed after a brief delay with three umpires.The Giants have now had umpires leave in-progress games three times this season.

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