Astros’ Hall leaves game with ankle sprain
Astros second baseman Bill Hall likely will likely miss several
games after spraining his right ankle in Houston’s 4-3 win over the
New York Mets.
”We want that thing to be healed,” manager Brad Mills said.
”He hit the sign down there and kind of twisted it, and we want to
make sure it’s 100 percent.”
Hall was injured when he slammed into the wall behind first base
making a running catch of Willie Harris’ foul pop in the second
inning. Hall remained curled over the wall for a brief time and was
attended to by an Astros trainer but stayed in the game until the
”Unfortunately, I hit some unmoveable objects – a pole I
stepped on and kinda jammed my foot down on the ground,” he said.
”As I had gone on, it started to get tighter.”
He struck out in the third inning and played the field in the
Matt Downs replaced him in the bottom of the fourth.