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Moyer exits game with left groin strain

Moyer exits with left groin strain

PHILADELPHIA -- Jamie Moyer limped off the field after the top of the seventh inning in the Phillies' 7-4 victory over the Astros on Tuesday at Citizens Bank Park.

Moyer got Jeff Keppinger to fly out to Shane Victorino on the warning track in center field. But the 46-year-old Moyer appeared to stumble after his follow through, and he landed rather awkwardly.

Moyer put his arm around catcher Paul Bako for some assistance to the dugout.

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Moyer relieved J.A. Happ in the sixth inning and recorded four outs before the Phillies went on to win 7-4.

The Phillies announced that Moyer suffered a left groin strain. Moyer did not meet with reporters after the game and his status for Wednesday's game is unknown.

Andy Jasner is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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