CHICAGO — Clint Frazier’s injury-plagued profession took one other hit Friday when the Chicago Cubs introduced the outfielder has been sidelined due to appendicitis.
Frazier was placed on the 10-day injured checklist, retroactive to Wednesday.
The 27-year-old Frazier missed the ultimate 82 video games of final season with the New York Yankees due to vertigo. He signed a one-year, $1.5 million contract with the Cubs after being launched by the Yankees on Nov. 19.
Frazier was batting .143 (3 for 21) with two doubles and two walks in 10 video games for the Cubs.
Outfielder Alfonso Rivas was recalled from Triple-A Iowa.
Rivas, 25, made the opening day roster and was 2 for 4 earlier than he was optioned to Iowa on April 16. Rivas was batting .539 (7 for 13) with two doubles, one homer and 4 RBIs with Iowa.
Accidents have adopted Frazier, a former first-round choose of Cleveland within the 2013 draft, since he was traded to the Yankees as a part of a 2016 deadline commerce for left-handed reliever Andrew Miller.
Frazier made his main league debut in 2017, batting .231 in 39 video games for the Yankees. However he suffered a concussion in spring coaching in 2015 and was positioned on the IL for 2 stints associated to his concussion, together with a second journey from July 16 to the rest of the season. He performed in 15 video games over 4 stints, batting .265.
Frazier rebounded in 2019 with career-highs of 14 doubles, 12 dwelling runs and 38 RBIs in 69 video games. However he missed two weeks due to a left ankle sprain.
Frazier continued his transient progress throughout the 60-game season in 2020 with a .267 batting common, eight dwelling runs and 26 RBIs in 39 video games, 16 from the cleanup spot. Frazier was a finalist for the AL Gold Glove Award in proper discipline after committing one error in 53 possibilities (.981 fielding proportion).
He hit a house run in Sport 1 of the 2020 AL Division Sequence towards Tampa Bay. However his vertigo points surfaced the next yr, and a .186 batting common in 66 video games made him expendable when the season ended.