08/23/10 11:06 PM ET
Byrd day-to-day after being hit by pitch
X-rays on outfielder's right hand negative following exit
By Pete Kerzel / Special to MLB.com
The ball ricocheted off Byrd's hand and struck him on the top of the right foot. Byrd jumped holding his injured hand, then limped away from the batter's box. He spent a couple of minutes being looked at by a trainer, but eventually went to first base and later scored on a two-run, bases-loaded single by Tyler Colvin.
In the bottom of the inning, Colvin moved from right field to center and Kosuke Fukudome took over in right. A Cubs spokesman said Byrd's X-rays were negative.
Pete Kerzel is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.