Judge Aaron’s health is already a concern.
The right fielder was held from Wednesday’s starting lineup against the Orioles with what Aaron Boone called “a common pain in him.” [left] The side “
The manager said it was not a diagonal injury and with the Yankees having a day off on Thursday, “I don’t want to take any chances.”
The Yankees kick off at Tampa Bay on Friday and the judge sustained a leg injury from playing on turf at Tropicana Field.
The referee did not dive to find the ball on the right field in Tuesday’s win over the Orioles and did not appear to have run energetically on base, although he looked good at the plate. But it came back for the second night in a row and continuously hit the ball hard.
Boone said he did not expect the judge to undergo any tests, although the 28-year-old is expected to be treated and straightened before Wednesday’s game, with the possibility of being active during the season. end “In a big point”
The judges sat in the last three games of spring training, two times by design and a third due to allergies. He has started all five of the Yankees’ previous games, including one at DH. But has struggled with rib and rib injuries throughout his career.