Wil Myers Photo by Chris Stone

San Diego Padres outfielder Wil Myers was a late scratch from the team’s lineup against the Seattle Mariners Tuesday, due to a sore left wrist that he aggravated during batting practice.

He is heading back to San Diego on Wednesday to get the wrist scanned and see a hand specialist, and his return is considered to be day-to-day at the moment.

Myers claimed that he injured the wrist while sliding into third base during the team’s game against the Arizona Diamondbacks last Sunday.

He then aggravated it prior to Tuesday’s game.

“I felt it in the game Sunday,” Myers said per U-T San Diego. “Right now, it’s kind of day-to-day and we’ll know more (Wednesday).”

Myers dealt with an injury to that same wrist after he jammed it during the beginning of last season with the Tampa Bay Rays. He also dealt with a stress fracture in his right wrist, which contributed to his sub-par .222 batting average last season.

The team is already short on first baseman with Yonder Alonso on the disabled list, and now Myers’ injury.

Yangervis Solarte filled in at first last night, after being originally penciled in as the designated hitter.

The Padres and Mariners will square off at 7 p.m. Wednesday night, James Shields ( 4-0, 4.25 ERA) will get the start against Taijuan Walker (1-3, 8.13 ERA).

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