Tigers' Niko Goodrum leaves Tuesday's game early with knee injury

Detroit Tigers utility man Niko Goodrum exited Tuesday's game early after fouling a pitch off his knee.

What It Means:

Goodrum has been diagnosed with a knee contusion and is considered day-to-day. Gordon Beckham took over at shortstop and could make a start on Wednesday if Goodrum, is not able to give it a go.

Goodrum went 0-for-2 with 2 strikeouts before exiting on Tuesday.