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Forsythe needs couple of days to rest

Forsythe needs couple of days to rest

Forsythe needs couple of days to rest
OAKLAND -- Infielder Logan Forsythe will likely miss a few games with discomfort in his left abdomen, Padres manager Bud Black said Friday.

Forsythe, who was scratched from Thursday's 6-2 victory over the Mariners, said he suffered the injury at some point Tuesday in a game in Seattle.

"We will give it a couple of days," Forsythe said before Friday's game against the A's. "I think we caught it kind of early. We're being cautious about it."

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Alexi Amarista got his second start in as many days at second base with Forsythe unavailable.

"I hope it's a quick turnaround for Logan," Black said. "We'll see. We're going to try and keep him out of a few games to see if he feels better."

The Padres are hoping this is a similar situation to the one that outfielder Will Venable went through earlier this month when he missed less than a week after suffering a tight right oblique.

Forsythe, who missed the first 54 games of the season after having a bone removed from his left foot in Spring Training, is hitting .290 in 31 at-bats with four extra-base hits and four RBIs in his first nine games since joining the team from Triple-A Tucson.

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