Gleyber Torres’ hobbled departure from Sunday’s recreation didn’t initially look promising, however the Yankees consider their second baseman possible has prevented a critical harm.
Torres fell down whereas taking his secondary lead and obtained doubled off third base on Aaron Hicks’ strikeout to finish the ninth inning of the Yanks’ 6-3 win in 10 innings over the Astros on the Stadium. He was helped off the sector and faraway from the sport with what Aaron Boone mentioned afterward was a “minor ankle sprain.”
“I feel we dodged a bullet there. He caught his spike and type of rolled it there at third,” Boone mentioned. “I’m hoping it scared him greater than something. We’ll see what we have now in a single day and [Monday], however I don’t anticipate it to be critical.”
Torres had walked with one out within the ninth earlier than stealing second and advancing to 3rd on a throwing error by catcher Jason Castro. He has one hit in his previous 18 at-bats after going 0-for-3 on Sunday.
Aroldis Chapman (Achilles) labored a scoreless seventh inning Sunday for the Double-A Somerset Patriots towards Hartford with one strikeout. He may very well be activated as early as Monday or Tuesday. Domingo German (shoulder) is scheduled to pitch for Somerset on Tuesday. Jonathan Loaisiga (shoulder) is slated to throw bullpen classes Monday and Wednesday earlier than probably going through stay batters on the weekend, Boone mentioned.
The Yankees’ 16 hitless innings between Friday’s eighth inning and Sunday’s seventh tied for the longest hitless stretch in MLB since not less than 1962. No staff ever has pitched a no-hitter or been no-hit in back-to-back video games, though the St. Louis Browns did it to the White Sox on back-to-back days in 1917. Ernie Koob tossed a no-no on Could 5 with Bob Groom finishing his gem within the second recreation of a doubleheader the next day.
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