AL Damage Notes: Decide, Mariners, Orioles
By Connor Byrne | April 7, 2021 at 6:56pm CDTA few harm updates from the American League:
Yankees proper fielder Aaron Decide wasn’t of their lineup in opposition to the Orioles on Wednesday due to soreness in his left aspect, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com writes. Supervisor Aaron Boone doesn’t appear all that involved, as he stated, “With the off day tomorrow I don’t need to take any possibilities.” Nonetheless, it’s notable in mild of Decide’s intensive harm historical past. He missed a considerable amount of time in 2018 after struggling a fractured wrist on successful by pitch, which was clearly only a unhealthy break, however then sat out a mixed 92 video games from 2019-20 due to indirect, rib and calf issues. Decide has been wonderful when wholesome, although, and has begun this season with an eye-popping .364/.391/.636 line with two dwelling runs in 23 plate appearances.
Mariners heart fielder Kyle Lewis is progressing in his restoration from a bone bruise in his proper knee and will make his season debut through the staff’s April 16-20 homestand, Corey Brock of The Athletic tweets. The harm has prevented Lewis from constructing on final season’s American League Rookie of the 12 months-winning marketing campaign, during which he batted .262/.364/.437 with 11 dwelling runs and 5 stolen bases over 242 plate appearances. The Mariners have largely used Taylor Trammell in heart throughout Lewis’ absence.
Sticking with the Mariners, first baseman Evan White exited their sport in opposition to the White Sox on Wednesday with tightness in his left quad, Ryan Divish of the Seattle Occasions tweets. The staff changed White with Jose Marmolejos. White was off to a less-than-ideal begin to the season even earlier than the harm, because the 24-year-old has collected simply three hits in 24 plate appearances and struck out seven occasions. The Mariners signed White to a six-year, $24MM extension earlier than final season, however he wound up struggling to a .176/.252/.346 line with a 41.6 % Okay price in 202 PA as a rookie then.
Orioles outfielder DJ Stewart could be again of their lineup this weekend, in keeping with supervisor Brandon Hyde (through Joe Trezza of MLB.com). Stewart hasn’t performed but this 12 months on account of a hamstring problem that has shelved him for a little bit over a month. The 27-year-old lined up within the nook outfield in all 31 of his appearances in 2020, and he put up an uncommon .193/.355/.455 batting line with seven dwelling runs 112 journeys to the plate. Regardless of a low batting common and a 33.9 % strikeout price, Stewart’s capacity to attract walks (17.9 %) and hit for energy (.261 ISO) carried him to a formidable wRC+ of 124.
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