Astros’ long list of injured pitchers is a bit shorter today, as is Jose Urquidy and Blake Taylor Both have been activated from a 10-day list of injuries, Urquidy will start today against right-hander Red Sox. Andre Scrubb and Ralph Garza It was chosen as Triple-A to make room for Urquidy and Taylor in the active roster.
Urquidy hit IL on May 16 due to right shoulder discomfort, although the ominous diagnosis was not considered too serious. The right-hand man will definitely return for a short while, and he will keep trying to do what’s possible in the 2021 season.Urquidy has a 3.22 ERA and a very strong 5.1% walking rate over the 44 2/3 innings, although the step metrics. High (like 4.58 SIERA) will not be impressed with his performance.Urquidy has both a low strike rate (18.6%) and a grounder rate (28.5%) and he relies on the soft touch and luck of the ball (.242). BABIP) in the battery design.
Taylor has been out of practice since suffering a sprain of the right ankle on April 17, and he has been assigned Triple-A rehab since last week. Taylor made his MLB debut last season and he has a 3.12 ERA, an 18.4% strike rate and a 12.3% walk rate across 26 chances in the big leagues too. Kent Emmanuel Still in IL Brooks Raley It’s the only left-hander in Houston’s reach, so Taylor’s return adds depth to that area.
The lineup will still be shorthanded, however, as a manager. Dusty Baker Addressing reporters (including MLB.com’s Brian McTaggart and The Houston Chronicle’s Chandler Rome) Yuli Gurriel or Jordaan Alvarez It’s available for today’s game even though both are “close“Coming back Alvarez seems to be the closest of the two, although Baker says he “nixed“Alvarez’s thoughts on starting the lineup in order to give the young man another day of recovery.
This will make Alvarez miss five games due to a wrist issue, while Courriel is in the midst of missing his third game due to an inflammation in his left middle finger, Baker said Gurriel will return for a period. Of Houston’s four-game series with Red Sox starting today.
“It is a situation where they are not seriously injured enough that you can put them ten days and lose them, so you should wait two or three more days and not lose ten.”Baker said.
Astros still have scored 15 goals in two games without Gurriel and Alvarez in their lineup, although the team typically wants their best two hitters back as quickly as possible. Both players hit home seven times this season, with Gurriel hitting .309 / .380 / .511 in 205 PA and Alvarez hitting .310 / .343 / .525 at 169 PA.
Baker also told McTaggart and the company that he had hope. Lance Maccolors, Jr. Can be re-circulated by “Mid JuneMcCullers was placed in IL for 10 days on May 26 because of a right shoulder pain. But, like Urquidy, the problem is thought to be relatively minor today, the McCullers are playing outfield, Baker said 51 2/3 more innings this season McCullers have a 2.96 ERA / 4.02 SIERA, albeit in heavy contact.