MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin (CBS SF/AP) — Home plate umpire Mark Wegner was helped off the field after sustaining an apparent lower right leg injury with two outs in the bottom of the eighth of Saturday’s game between San Francisco and Milwaukee.
Wegner was coming out to call a bunt down the third-base line by Carlos Gomez when he made an awkward step short of Gomez’s bat. He immediately clutched his lower right calf and knee area.
Wegner doubled over, but never went to the ground. Brewers trainer Roger Caplinger came out to assist him and he was helped off the field, putting very little pressure on the right leg.
The game restarted after a 12-minute delay with second-base umpire Mike Everitt behind the plate and crew chief Mike Winters and Mike Muchlinski in the field.
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