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Braves' Jack Wilson leaves with hand injury

ATLANTA (AP) - Jack Wilson left the Atlanta Braves' game against the New York Mets on Friday night with an apparent injury to his right hand, forcing Martin Prado to play shortstop for the first time in four years.

Wilson started at shortstop as the Braves waited to replace rookie Andrelton Simmons, who will miss at least one month after breaking his right little finger on Sunday.

Manager Fredi Gonzalez said before Friday night's game the team was waiting one more day to make a move. He said a trade was possible.

Wilson's hand hit the ground as he slid while chasing a grounder by Josh Thole into center field. Wilson immediately left the field.

Prado, who started in left field, moved to shortstop for the first time since playing two games at the position in 2008.

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