Shorthanded Yankees take another blow with late Giancarlo Stanton scratch

Shorthanded Yankees take another blow with late Giancarlo Stanton scratch

The Yankees are already dealing with sufficient availability issues throughout the company. The injury for Stanton could also put a pin in Aaron Boones strategy to potentially use Stanton as cover for Aaron Hicks in the outfield. New York had actually won 4 in a row before Thursday nights 9-1 defeat to end the Tampa Bay series. At 20-17, the Yankees lead the Rays in the AL East standings.

Yankees DH Giancarlo Stanton. (Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports).
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The New York Yankees injury woes are just becoming worse with designated player Giancarlo Stanton scratched from Fridays game versus the Orioles.
When things were beginning to look up for the Yankees in the W-L column a new wave of injuries has actually tossed the club out of whack, just.

An hour prior to Fridays video game with the Orioles, New York scratched Giancarlo Stanton with left quad tightness.
The lineup is looking less than ideal to begin a new series.

Giancarlo Stanton was scratched from tonights video game with left quad tightness, #Yankees state.
Heres how the beginning lineup looks now:.
DJ LeMahieu 2BLuke Voit 1BAaron Judge RFGary Sánchez DHClint Frazier LF Brett Gardner CFMiguel Andújar 3BKyle Higashioka CTyler Wade SS.
— Max Goodman (@MaxTGoodman) May 14, 2021.

Injuries and disease have ravaged the Yankees lineup.
The Yankees are currently handling adequate availability issues throughout the organization. Gleyber Torres and 8 employee, including 3 coaches, have actually tested positive for COVID-19. The shortstop will be out till a minimum of May 24 unless he is able to produce multiple unfavorable tests while remaining asymptomatic.
Rougned Odor might be close to a return, however New York may need to wait up until after the Baltimore series to get him back, per Marly Rivera of ESPN. He might not play again till the Yankees return house versus the White Sox on May 21.
The injury for Stanton might likewise put a pin in Aaron Boones plan to possibly utilize Stanton as cover for Aaron Hicks in the outfield. Hicks is on the injured list with a torn tendon in his wrist. That disorder might require surgical treatment and a prolonged absence.
While Stantons concern doesnt appear major at this point, its another kick in the shin for a group with plenty of other things to fret about.
New york city had actually won 4 in a row before Thursday nights 9-1 defeat to end the Tampa Bay series. At 20-17, the Yankees lead the Rays in the AL East standings. However, theyre still behind heaven Jays and Red Sox for supremacy in the division.