Cabrera recommended the Yankees’ remedy of Andujar all over the method. He mentioned that each docs concerned within the case — Ahmad and David Altchek, who supplied a 2d opinion — were assured that Andujar may go back to his earlier shape.
After suffering within the box ultimate season — simplest 3 primary league 3rd baseman made extra mistakes than his 15 — Andujar spent the low season and spring coaching running on his fielding and throwing, which he ceaselessly most well-liked to do from a sidearm attitude quite than the standard overhand means.
In his absence, Urshela has thrived, and over the weekend, the Yankees claimed infielder Breyvic Valera, who has performed in portions of 2 primary league seasons, off waivers from the San Francisco Giants. Valera was once despatched to Elegance AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, the place he and Tyler Wade can function infield insurance coverage.
On Tuesday evening, the Yankees traded for Kendrys Morales, who Boone mentioned was once anticipated take in moderately a little of the at-bats on the designated-hitter spot. Morales, 35, was once just lately designated for project via the Oakland Athletics after hitting .204 with a .569 on-base-plus-slugging proportion.
However complicated metrics advised that Morales was once hitting the ball more difficult than his statistics confirmed. Closing season with the Toronto Blue Jays, Morales hit .249 with 21 house runs and a .769 O.P.S. Morales, a transfer hitter, has performed in portions of 13 primary league seasons, maximum with the Los Angeles Angels, and is a occupation .267 hitter with 212 house runs.
If truth be told, the Yankees want simplest to shop for about every other month of time for shortstop Didi Gregorius’s go back. When Gregorius underwent Tommy John surgical operation ultimate fall, he was once centered for a go back in the future throughout the summer time. He’s on tempo to go back nearer to the early aspect of that projection.
On every occasion Gregorius is again, Gleyber Torres can transfer again to 2d base. D.J. LeMahieu can glide across the infield, as he was once anticipated to do ahead of the season, or deal with 3rd base, with Urshela serving as a backup.