Padres lose Eric Hosmer with fractured finger before walking off win against Rockies

SAN DIEGO — Yes, Eric Hosmer, the San Diego Padres’ three-hole hitter in the midst of his best campaign to date in San Diego, really squared to bunt with two strikes in the top of the first inning Monday night. Whether Kyle Freeland’s 94 mph sinker really struck Hosmer’s left index finger was not in question when the Padres first baseman walked into the clubhouse with a team trainer moments later.Hosmer did not return to the field, and manager Jayce Tingler said after the game the veteran first baseman fractured the finger. It wasn’t immediately known how long he would be sidelined.It was a cl…

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