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Seattle, WA (Sports Network) - Seattle right fielder Michael Morse left in the seventh inning of Thursday's loss to the Texas Rangers.

He was hit by a pitch in the inning and took his base, but was then replaced on the basepath by Jason Bay. On the previous pitch, he fouled a ball off his hands.

On the season, he is batting .293 and is tied for the major league lead with six home runs and also has nine RBI.