Tigers LF Brennan Boesch injured on foul ball

Detroit outfielder Brennan Boesch has left the Tigers’ game

against the Los Angeles Angels after fouling a ball off his


Boesch was injured in the third inning Tuesday night, fouling a

pitch from Dan Haren off the inside of his lower right thigh.

Boesch grimaced in pain for several moments before finishing his

at-bat with an inning-ending groundout back to the mound.

Andy Dirks replaced Boesch in left field in the bottom half of

the third.

Boesch entered the game on a roll, hitting .398 with eight

homers and 15 RBIs over his last 30 games.