Gio Urshela sat out of the Yankees’ 4-1 victory over the Angels on Wednesday and is scheduled to get an MRI examination after injuring his left hand in Tuesday’s loss, in keeping with Aaron Boone.
Boone mentioned Urshela fell on the hand when he landed on the delayed double steal, when Urshela caught a throw from Gary Sanchez at second base and instantly threw dwelling in an try and get Shohei Ohtani who efficiently stole dwelling.
Urshela simply got here again from the strained left hamstring that sidelined him for a month. Andrew Velazquez began at shortstop on Wednesday, with Rougned Odor at third.
Gleyber Torres is anticipated to play a remaining rehab recreation with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Thursday after SWB’s recreation on Wednesday was washed out.
If all goes effectively, Torres will return to the Yankees on Friday once they start a homestand in opposition to Baltimore. He’s been out with a sprained left thumb.
Even when Torres returns, Boone mentioned he anticipated Bronx native Velazquez to stay on the roster.
As for Odor, he has slumped recently, in a 2-for-30 rut.
Luis Severino remains to be simply taking part in catch after being shut down with shoulder tightness whereas warming up for a rehab begin for SWB on Aug. 13. It’s been one other misplaced season for the right-hander, who was getting back from 2020 Tommy John surgical procedure when he strained his groin throughout a rehab begin that pushed again his return after which handled the shoulder tightness.
Boone mentioned Severino might come again in some function this season, though maybe as a reliever since getting constructed up as a starter in a month could be “troublesome.”
Domingo German, on the IL with shoulder irritation for the reason that starting of August, might throw a bullpen session this weekend.
The Yankees might have used them this month, particularly with an upcoming 20-day stretch with out an off day, and as a substitute would possibly flip to Luis Gil, who has pitched effectively in three begins with the Yankees this season.
Boone mentioned Giancarlo Stanton was due for a time off for some time and he “most likely” ought to have rested him Tuesday, so the right-handed slugger could possibly be within the lineup to face Angels lefty Packy Naughton.
Boone mentioned it was laborious not taking part in Stanton, who has reached base in 26 of his final 27 video games and has a dozen RBIs over his final 9 to go together with 5 homers in his earlier eight.
Rosters expanded from 26 to twenty-eight on Wednesday, and the Yankees recalled OF Estevan Florial and right-hander Brooks Kriske from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. They’d been with the workforce on the taxi squad.
Boone’s father, Bob, resigned from his function within the Washington Nationals’ entrance workplace due to their vaccine mandate for full-time workers. Aaron Boone, who obtained a pacemaker to deal with a coronary heart ailment throughout spring coaching, acquired vaccinated earlier within the 12 months.