5-time All-Star Giancarlo Stanton will miss 4 to six weeks after an MRI revealed a Grade 2 left hamstring stress, consistent with the Athletic.
Stanton was positioned on the 10-day injured itemizing Sunday and the Yankees recalled excessive prospect Oswald Peraza in a corresponding roster switch. However, the MRI confirmed that supervisor Aaron Boone is perhaps with out one among his excessive avid gamers for higher than 10 days.
“He labored very onerous to try to keep away from these items,” Boone talked about Sunday in regards to the slugger’s accidents. “However, sadly it’s one thing that’s occurred with him.”
The injury occurred whereas Stanton was decelerating after hitting a double in Saturday’s win over the Minnesota Twins, consistent with Boone.
Stanton missing time due to accidents has grow to be as widespread theme for the earlier MVP.
In 2019, the slugger carried out merely 18 regular-season video video games whereas dealing with myriad of accidents. Decrease physique accidents have plagued the 6-6 outfielder whereas he has been in pinstripes, as he missed video video games with a hamstring injury in 2020 and a quad stress in 2021.
Final season, Stanton missed 29 video video games due to left Achilles tendinitis. He moreover missed time last season with an ankle injury. He missed 52 full video video games last season.
Outfielders Willie Calhoun, Franchy Cordero and Aaron Hicks might even see further alternate options with Stanton sidelined for at least a month.
Earlier than going down with the hamstring injury, Stanton was slashing .269/.296/.558 with 4 homers and 11 RBI in 13 video video games.
BREWER SENT DOWN
The Yankees outrighted right-hander Colten Brewer off the Main League roster and onto the roster of Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. The righty appeared in three video video games with the group, recording a 4.32 ERA in 8.1 innings pitched.
Brewer was acquired from the Tampa Bay Rays in change for cash considerations in March. Brewer spent the overwhelming majority of ultimate season with Triple-A Omaha of the Kansas Metropolis Royals group, going 1-1 with one save and a 4.76 ERA over 36 help appearances.