Aug. 28 (UPI) — The New York Yankees positioned well-known particular person outfielder Aaron Mediate on the 10-day injured list with a strained correct calf, true days after the slugger returned from the damage.
The Yankees launched the roster wander — which is retroactive to Thursday — earlier than Friday’s opener of a doubleheader against the New York Mets. The employees promoted high outfield prospect Estevan Florial to be the 29th man and build him within the lineup in Sport 1 of the doubleheader.
Mediate became once activated from the IL on Wednesday but aggravated the damage in a sport against the Atlanta Braves. He became once eliminated from the competition within the sixth inning.
“Or no longer it is true a recurrence of the [calf] strain that he had suffered earlier than,” Yankees manager Aaron Boone acknowledged. “A similar in that it is low grade and unruffled minor, but adequate that he needed to lunge reduction on the IL. Expectantly it is miles no longer one thing that retains him down too prolonged, but for certain one thing that we now hold obtained to proceed to work to win correct.”
Mediate has now been positioned on the injured list four events within the closing three seasons. He rejoins Giancarlo Stanton, D.J. LeMahieu, Gleyber Torres, James Paxton and Zack Britton on the Yankees’ IL.
The 28-year-archaic Mediate is batting .292 with nine home runs and 20 RBIs in 18 video games this season.
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