"I was a little bit worried about that one between the sound and the ricochet," Twins manager Paul Molitor said. "The last one was more [on the wrist], this one was more on the top hand by the pinkie finger. The X-rays are negative but I'm sure he'll be a little sore."
Sano, 24, has been Minnesota's best hitter this season, batting .270/.358/.520 with 25 homers and 71 RBIs in 100 games.
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