Contreras exits early vs. Jays with nagging ankle injury


Willson Contreras exited Tuesday’s 5-3 loss to the Blue Jays with left ankle/foot soreness, the Cubs catcher told reporters in Toronto, including the Chicago Tribune’s Meghan Montemurro.

Contreras told reporters in Toronto he woke up with tightness in the ankle and the pain came "out of nowhere." He had a noticeable limp rounding the bases on his home run trot after hitting a solo home run in the fourth inning.

Contreras, who started at catcher, remained in the game until Alfonso Rivas pinch hit for him in the sixth.

Contreras rolled the ankle during the Field of Dreams game earlier this month. He missed four games last week after it swelled up.

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