BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts has left Saturday’s game against Baltimore with a bruised left foot a couple of innings after he collided with Orioles catcher Chance Sisco on a close play.

The team announced that X-rays were negative and he’s day to day.

Betts came around to score on Andrew Benintendi’s first-inning double off the Green Monster, sliding hard into the plate and banging left legs with Sisco’s shin guard as he reached across the plate to grab a relay throw.

betts1 Mookie Betts Leaves Game Following Collision At Home Plate

Mookie Betts slides safely into home plate as the ball gets away from Chance Sisco #15 of the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning of a game at Fenway Park on April 14, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)

Betts stayed on his knees in apparent pain for a few seconds before getting up slowly and hobbling to the dugout. He stayed in the game and fouled out in his next at-bat in the third before being replaced by Blake Swihart at the beginning of the following inning.

The 25-year-old Betts was off to a fast start for the surging Red Sox, hitting .353 in the leadoff spot with two homers and 10 RBIs.

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