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Baker on crutches, will miss softball game with mayor

An old injury was acting up Tuesday, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said.
Baker walked on crutches at a State House ceremony for the Hanna Awards.NICOLAUS CZARNECKI/METRO

Looks like Charlie Bakermay be sitting out at tonight's softball game vs. the mayor's office.

Gov. Baker was walking with crutches Tuesday morning at a State House ceremony for the George L. Hanna Awards, which honorpolice officers for bravery.

The reason: an old basketball injury, Baker said.

His Achilles tendon acts up from time to time, a Baker spokesman told the State House News Service.

Baker's office was scheduled to square off in a softball gameagainst Boston Mayor Walsh's Tuesday night at McConnell Park in Dorchester.