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David Peralta exits D-backs’ game vs. Reds after diving catch

Jun 6, 2022, 5:15 PM | Updated: 8:40 pm
David Peralta #6 of the Arizona Diamondbacks leaves the field after being injured making a catch in...
David Peralta #6 of the Arizona Diamondbacks leaves the field after being injured making a catch in the third inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on June 06, 2022 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)
(Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

Arizona Diamondbacks left fielder David Peralta exited Monday’s 7-0 loss to the Cincinnati Reds after appearing to injure himself while making a diving catch.

The D-backs said Peralta was removed due to back spasms.

In the bottom of the third inning with two outs, Peralta ran down a ball hit by Reds center fielder Albert Almora Jr. and made the catch.

The ball had some movement on it, and with wet grass, Peralta wasn’t able to brace himself for the sliding catch. His torso took the full impact of the fall.

After he caught the ball, Peralta stayed down with his stomach on the grass for a few extra moments.

Peralta got up while holding the left side of his ribs and made his way back to the dugout on his own.

When the bottom of the fourth inning came, Cooper Hummel replaced Peralta in left field.

Peralta entered Monday second on the D-backs in OPS at .773 to go with eight home runs and 24 RBIs.

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Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Monday, June 6, 2022, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Jeff Dean) Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Hunter Greene (21) throws during the second inning of the team's baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Monday, June 6, 2022, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Jeff Dean) Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Ketel Marte (4) attempts to tag Cincinnati Reds' Nick Senzel (15) who steals second base during the first inning of a baseball game Monday, June 6, 2022, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Jeff Dean) Arizona Diamondbacks' Jake McCarthy (30) reacts after being struck out by Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Hunter Greene (not shown) during the second inning of a baseball game Monday, June 6, 2022, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Jeff Dean) Fans attend a baseball game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Cincinnati Red,s Monday, June 6, 2022, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Jeff Dean) Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Ketel Marte leaves the field as play is suspended due to rain during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Monday, June 6, 2022, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Jeff Dean) David Peralta #6 of the Arizona Diamondbacks leaves the field after being injured making a catch in the third inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on June 06, 2022 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images) Cincinnati Reds' Alejo Lopez prepares to take an at-bat as rain falls during the seventh inning of the team's baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Monday, June 6, 2022, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Jeff Dean) Arizona Diamondbacks center fielder Jake McCarthy (30) runs off the field as play is suspended due to rain during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Monday, June 6, 2022, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Jeff Dean) Cincinnati Reds' Albert Almora Jr. (3) advances to third base on a single hit by Alejo Lopez during the seventh inning of the team's baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Monday, June 6, 2022, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Jeff Dean) Members of the grounds crew roll the tarp onto the field during a rain delay in the seventh inning of the game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on June 06, 2022 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images) The Cincinnati Reds grounds crew rolls out a tarp as play is suspended due to rain during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Monday, June 6, 2022, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Jeff Dean) Cincinnati Reds' Tyler Stephenson (37) scores on an Albert Almora Jr. single during the seventh inning of the team's baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Monday, June 6, 2022, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Jeff Dean) Arizona Diamondbacks center fielder Alek Thomas (5) attempts to field a ball hit by Cincinnati Reds' Tyler Stephenson during the seventh inning of the team's baseball game Monday, June 6, 2022, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Jeff Dean) Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Ketel Marte, right, attempts to tag out Cincinnati Reds' Brandon Drury, left, on a pickoff-attempt during the seventh inning of a baseball game Monday, June 6, 2022, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Jeff Dean) Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Ketel Marte, left, stands at second base during the seventh inning of the team's baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds Monday, June 6, 2022, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Jeff Dean) Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Hunter Greene throws during the fifth inning of the team's baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Monday, June 6, 2022, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Jeff Dean) Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Hunter Greene (21) reacts after striking out Arizona Diamondbacks' Jake McCarthy to end the top of the fifth inning of a baseball game, Monday, June 6, 2022, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Jeff Dean) Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner reacts after Cincinnati Reds' Brandon Drury grounds out during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Monday, June 6, 2022, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Jeff Dean) Cincinnati Reds' Joey Votto (19) rounds third base and scores on a double hit by Tyler Stephenson during the seventh inning of the team's baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Monday, June 6, 2022, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Jeff Dean) Cincinnati Reds third base coach J.R. House stands at third base as rain falls during the seventh inning of the team's baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Monday, June 6, 2022, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Jeff Dean)

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