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Bruce to be examined Sunday

NEW YORK -- Cincinnati Reds right fielder Jay Bruce left the 4-0 loss to the New York Mets after breaking his right wrist while trying to make a sliding catch in the first inning.

The Reds said Saturday night that Bruce will fly back to Cincinnati on Sunday to be examined.

With runners on first and second, Bruce rushed in trying to grab David Wright's blooper to right. He got his glove on the ball, but it came out as his wrist folded back awkwardly.

"I knew it wasn't in good shape when I got up," said Bruce, who was wearing a cast in the clubhouse after the game. "It hurt pretty bad. I was in pretty bad pain but you know it's part of the game I guess. Trying to make the play."

Bruce grabbed at his wrist, and manager Dusty Baker and a trainer came out of the dugout after Wright's hit loaded the bases. The Citi Field crowd groaned as the replay was shown on televisions around the ballpark.

Chris Dickerson replaced Bruce in right.