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Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Richie Sexson left Saturday's game against the Florida Marlins after aggravating a left shoulder injury that recently sidelined him for more than three weeks.
Sexson, who had been on the disabled list until being activated before Friday night's game, left after drawing a walk in the sixth inning of Florida's 11-2 victory. He aggravated his shoulder while checking his swing on ball four.
Sexson originally injured his shoulder while trying to check his swing April 28 against the Chicago Cubs.
"We're very concerned, obviously, given the fact the initial diagnosis was six to eight weeks or four to six weeks, depending on which doctor you believe," Arizona manager Bob Brenly said. "Richie was back after three and felt confident that he had enough strength in that shoulder. He passed all the tests physically on the field that we needed to see, but it's kind of hard to simulate a check swing."
Sexson, who was hitless in two at-bats Saturday after going 1-for-5 on Friday night, sent word through a team spokesman that he did not want to speak with reporters.
Diamondbacks trainer Paul Lessard said he did not expect Sexson to play in the final two games of the series. He probably will travel to Phoenix to be evaluated by Dr. Michael Lee when the team heads to San Francisco after Monday's series finale.
"His shoulder is in place, it's not out of joint," Lessard said. "He actually has good strength against resistance when doing an evaluation in here but it's just that the tissue in there is not fully healed yet."
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Sexson is batting .233 with nine home runs and 23 RBIs in 23 games.
"Anybody watching BP today, they saw him launching some balls into the upper deck," Lessard said, "so obviously, he has some pretty good strength in there. So that's what leads me to believe the labrum is the issue and not necessarily musculature or a bone bruise."