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Dodgers Padilla accidentally shot in leg

November 3, 2009 12:00:00 AM PST
Dodger pitcher Vicente Padilla was treated and released today at a hospital in Nicaragua for a minor gunshot wound to his right thigh.Padilla was hospitalized for only 40 minutes before being released. He was injured when practicing at a shooting range.

His agent described the incident as a hunting accident.

Padilla is expected to file for free agency in the coming weeks.