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Gennett day to day after hit by pitch in BP

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ST. LOUIS -- Second baseman Scooter Gennett was scratched on Friday after he was struck on the left hand by a pitch during batting practice.

Gennett was working on bunting when he was hit on the tip of his left index finger. X-rays were negative; he is listed as day to day. Switch-hitter Elian Herrera started in his place.

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