Milwaukee Brewers second baseman Scooter Gennett left Tuesday night’s win over the Cincinnati Reds in the fourth inning after feeling tightness again in his right quad.
Gennett was first bothered by the quad over the weekend in Washington, when he was removed in the eighth inning on Saturday and sat out Sunday.
Sunday’s game featured a left-handed starter, however, and Gennett does not normally start against lefties.
He was back in the lineup Monday and Tuesday, but after re-aggravating the injury left in favor of Weeks on Tuesday.
“Scooter, I’m sure, won’t be in there,” manager Ron Roenicke said about Gennett’s possibility of playing Wednesday. “He’ll be day to day. He’s had this for a couple of days; we tried to go easy on him [Monday].”
Gennett, playing mostly against right-handers, leads National League second basemen in two of the three slash line categories (batting average and slugging) at .305 and .481 and his OPS (on-base plus slugging) is also tops at his position at .824.
In his first full season in the majors, the 24-year-old Gennett has shown unexpected pop at the plate, with 22 doubles, three triples and eight home runs in 322 plate appearances.
He was a 16th round pick out of Sarasota (Fla.) High School in 2009 and made his blg-league debut in June 2013.