BALTIMORE — Gleyber Torres dominated the Orioles last yr, hitting 13 homers in 18 online games. So significantly, 2020 has been tougher for Torres towards Baltimore.
The Yankees shortstop went hitless in Wednesday’s acquire and still left Thursday’s 8-6 win at Camden Yards in the fourth inning after he obtained drilled in the right elbow with a pitch in the to start with.
The Yankees introduced that X-rays have been unfavorable and Torres endured a contusion, which is great news for the shortstop, who was changed by Tyler Wade.
Aaron Boone termed the damage “day-to-day” and Torres reported he made the decision to get out of the game simply because the personal injury was impacting his means to throw.
Boone stated Tommy Kahnle was unavailable Thursday and the group would offer an update on the correct-hander on Friday. Kahnle has made just 1 overall look so significantly this year, when he struck out the facet in a scoreless eighth to protect a a single-operate guide in Sunday’s win more than the Nationals. The bullpen is now without the need of Aroldis Chapman, who has been sidelined with COVID-19.
When the Astros ended up discovered guilty previous offseason of having utilised electronics to steal indications in 2017, no players ended up disciplined, as aspect of a deal Main League Baseball created to really encourage players to cooperate.
Sources verified Thursday that MLB and the players association attained an settlement letting commissioner Rob Manfred to suspend players without pay back for a very similar offense heading ahead, as first described by The Athletic.
“I feel it is a great detail,’’ Boone reported. “It’s certainly something which is develop into an situation in our activity — I feel, in some methods, to a lesser degree now simply because there has been fairly a crackdown following all that went on this winter. Everything we can do to make it competitively fair, as best you can, I’m supportive of.”
Some gamers seem to be to have taken matters into their very own arms, with Dodgers reliever Joe Kelly suspended eight games for throwing at Astros hitters on Tuesday.
Because of the set up of this season’s agenda, the Yankees wouldn’t facial area Houston right up until the playoffs. Torres was asked what he imagined of Kelly’s steps.
“I desire not to comment about that,’’ Torres explained. “I really don’t want to say just about anything mistaken. If anyone needs to do a thing, they do. It is what is, I guess.”
When the Yankees have their residence opener in The Bronx on Friday from the Crimson Sox, they won’t have cardboard cutouts in the stands, as other teams — like Boston and the Mets — have carried out this year. As a substitute, the team intends to put tarp above the Legends seats driving property plate.
The Phillies introduced Thursday that a mentor and home clubhouse attendant analyzed favourable for COVID-19 and they canceled a workout at their home park and put the Yankees’ timetable subsequent 7 days in flux once all over again.
The Phillies, who performed the Marlins in Philadelphia above the weekend, have been scheduled to perform the Blue Jays at Citizens Lender Park this weekend, but these video games have been postponed and the league explained in a assertion it would “coordinate with health and fitness experts and the Key League Baseball Players Affiliation in preparing for the Phillies’ resumption of participate in.”
The Yankees experienced been slated to play the Phillies this week in advance of Philadelphia had its year paused. As an alternative, they shifted to a two-match sequence versus the Orioles in Baltimore.
The Yankees are scheduled to participate in the Crimson Sox in The Bronx starting up Friday. Past that, Boone is unsure of what his team will do.
“I really do not actually know nearly anything,’’ Boone reported. “Does that impression future week? I guess in some strategies it could. I’ve gotten no directive from everyone. The league likely does not know how following week is gonna unfold. Our target is here suitable now and then property in opposition to the Crimson Sox.”
Boone’s school coach at USC, Mike Gillespie, handed absent Wednesday night time. Boone reported Gillespie was between the explanations he wore No. 19 when he performed — together with with the Yankees.
— Added reporting by Zach Braziller