OAKLAND, Calif. — After getting tattooed for a lot of the season, former Yankees nearer Aroldis Chapman is now on the IL due to an an infection in his leg brought on by a current tattoo.
Aaron Boone introduced the information earlier than Saturday night time’s recreation towards the A’s.
No corresponding transfer was made, because the Yankees anticipate Clay Holmes to return from his IL stint on Monday in Anaheim towards the Angels.
Boone mentioned the an infection is severe sufficient that Chapman has stayed again on the crew resort, however he’s optimistic that he’ll be able to go by the point he’s eligible to return.
Requested if he was upset Chapman would put himself liable to one thing going fallacious by getting a tattoo in the course of the season, Boone mentioned his focus was on “getting him proper.”
“It’s a private selection,” Boone mentioned. “Often it’s a protected factor, however he has to take care of it, sadly.”