Hurricane Henri threw a wrench into the Yankees’ schedule even earlier than it hit New York — and it won’t be achieved with them but.
The Yankees-Twins collection finale initially scheduled for Sunday was postponed on Saturday because of the menace of inclement climate. It is going to be made up on Sept. 13 — a mutual off day — at 2:05 p.m. in The Bronx.
After Saturday’s 7-1 win over the Twins, supervisor Aaron Boone had been below the belief that Sunday’s recreation could be postponed. But it surely remained to be seen how the storm would impression the Yankees’ potential to get to Atlanta for a two-game set in opposition to the Braves that begins Monday.
Boone stated the Yankees thought there was an opportunity they might be capable to take their frequently scheduled flight Sunday evening.
“We’ll keep within the athletic place and do what we gotta do,” Boone stated.
Additionally weather-dependent may very well be Gio Urshela (strained hamstring) beginning a rehab project on Sunday — probably with Double-A Somerset at Altoona. The third baseman hit on the sphere, ran the bases and took grounders Saturday morning.
The Yankees known as up Estevan Florial on Saturday for an additional one-day stint, offering outfield protection for a “stiff and sore” Brett Gardner, who was drilled on the elbow by a pitch Friday and left the sport early.
Florial was not within the beginning lineup, however pinch-ran for Giancarlo Stanton within the sixth inning. Boone was not sure whether or not Gardner would have been accessible.
“[He’s feeling] fairly good, stiff and sore, such as you’d anticipate,” Boone stated. “Hopefully fantastic within the subsequent day or two so far as getting again in there.”
Florial was optioned again to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre after the sport. The 23-year-old outfielder hit .300 (6-for-20) with a house run in his first eight video games of the yr, seven of which got here throughout one of many Yankees’ COVID-19 outbreaks.
Luis Severino, who remains to be shut down from throwing after experiencing shoulder tightness in his comeback from Tommy John surgical procedure, will journey to California subsequent week for an in-person go to with Dr. Neal ElAttrache. The favored sports activities orthopaedic surgeon had provided a second opinion on Severino’s MRI examination final Monday, agreeing that there was no structural injury in his shoulder.
Domingo German (shoulder irritation), who felt sore on Thursday a day after a bullpen session, is scheduled to play catch once more Monday earlier than throwing one other bullpen session on Tuesday or Wednesday.
The Rays on Saturday designated ex-Yankee Mike Ford for project. The primary baseman, who was DFA’d by the Yankees in June, was hitting .243 with 11 house runs, 41 strikeouts and a .874 OPS in 40 video games with Triple-A Durham.