Posted: Wed May 22, 2013 8:59PM; Updated: Wed May 22, 2013 9:14PM

Yankees' Hiroki Kuroda leaves start vs. Orioles with calf injury

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Hiroki Kuroda gave up five runs and eight hits in an abbreviated two-plus inning start against Baltimore.
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BALTIMORE -- New York Yankees pitcher Hiroki Kuroda left Wednesday night's game against the Baltimore Orioles with a bruised right calf.

Kuroda gave up a third-inning single to Chris Davis before grimacing near the mound in pain. After a conference that involved a trainer and Yankees manager Joe Girardi, Kuroda walked off the field.

On inning earlier, the right-hander was struck in the leg by a line drive off the bat of Manny Machado. Kuroda stayed in the game, but he ultimately left with what Yankees officials said was a bruised calf.

Kuroda pitched two-plus innings before leaving. He gave up five runs and eight hits, including two homers.

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