Gleyber Torres’ hobbled departure from Sunday’s recreation didn’t initially look promising, however the Yankees consider their second baseman doubtless has averted a critical damage.
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 sphere and faraway from the sport with what Aaron Boone mentioned afterward was a “minor ankle sprain.”
“I believe we dodged a bullet there. He caught his spike and form of rolled it there at third,” Boone mentioned. “I’m hoping it scared him greater than something. We’ll see what we’ve got in a single day and [Monday], however I don’t count on 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.
Gleyber Torres holds his ankle in ache through the Yankees’ win over the Astros. EPA
Gleyber Torres exited the Yankees’ win over the Astros with an ankle damage. EPA
Aroldis Chapman (Achilles) labored a scoreless seventh inning Sunday for the Double-A Somerset Patriots in opposition to Hartford with one strikeout. He could possibly 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 periods Monday and Wednesday earlier than probably dealing with dwell 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 group 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.