NL Harm Notes: Wong, Akiyama, Goldy, Davis
By TC Zencka and Connor Byrne | April 8, 2021 at 7:34pm CDTBrewers second baseman Kolten Wong departed the group’s sport towards the Cardinals on Thursday after re-aggravating his left indirect, supervisor Craig Counsell instructed Andrew Wagner of the Wisconsin State Journal and different reporters. It’s the identical concern that stored Wong from taking part in Wednesday, and Counsell stated (through Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) there’s a “distinct risk” that he’ll require a visit to the injured checklist. Wong, beforehand with St. Louis, joined the Brewers on a two-year, $18MM contract through the offseason. If he does should miss time shortly into his Brewers tenure, it might be one other blow to the center infield depth of a group that traded Orlando Arcia to Atlanta earlier this week. The Brewers did add veteran Dee Unusual-Gordon on a minor league contract Thursday, although Daniel Robertson – who changed Wong when he exited – could be the favourite to deal with many of the reps on the keystone.
The Reds are planning to have Shogo Akiyama again with the group in early-to-mid Might, C. Trent Rosecrans of The Athletic studies (through Twitter). Akiyama began slowly for the Crimson final season, however he was capable of alter and put up a powerful second half. No less than thus far, nonetheless, the Reds have managed simply nice with out him. Tyler Naquin has helped fill the void with a large begin to the season. With Nick Senzel, Jesse Winker, Nick Castellanos, and Aristides Aquino on the roster, the Reds are in no actual hurry to upset the apple cart, so to talk.
Paul Goldschmidt was scratched from immediately’s Cardinals sport due to decrease again tightness, per MLB.com’s Zachary Silver (through Twitter). The transfer was precautionary, so presumably the Cardinals don’t anticipate this to result in an IL placement. Supervisor Mike Shildt stated after the sport that Goldschmidt’s everyday, and the Cardinals will know extra about his standing Friday, Jeff Jones of the Belleville Information tweets.
The Mets acquired some excellent news on J.D. Davis. X-rays got here again destructive on his bruised left hand, Tim Healey of Newsday relays (through Twitter). Davis doesn’t look like headed to the injured checklist, although he remained out of the lineup for the Mets’ dwelling opener immediately. Jonathan Villar took his place on the scorching nook. Villar received the beginning at third base immediately for the primary time since 2016. Luis Guillorme would even be in line to see a bump in taking part in time whereas Davis is on the shelf. It’s not clear, nonetheless, how a lot time Davis will miss.
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