Yankees DH Matt Carpenter fractures left foot on foul ball
New York Yankees designated hitter Matt Carpenter broke his left foot Monday night when he fouled off a pitch against the Seattle Mariners and will be out indefinitely. Carpenter, wearing a protective boot in the Yankees' clubhouse after their 9-4 win, said he's hopeful he might only miss a month. Carpenter fouled a slider from starter Logan Gilbert off the foot in the first inning.news.yahoo.com
Yanks' Boone concerned about impact of Canadian COVID rules
New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone is concerned about the roster impact stemming from rules that Major League Baseball players who aren't vaccinated against the coronavirus won’t be allowed to travel into Canada to face the Blue Jays in Toronto.
Diamondbacks' Gallen has sore forearm, might miss opener
SETBACK IN THE BULLPENBlue Jays right-hander Kirby Yates will miss several weeks because of a strained muscle in his forearm. He allowed one run and five hits, striking out five without a walk. Ross Stripling struck out seven and walked none in 3 2/3 innings, but gave up three runs and five hits. Bryan Abreu, a top Astros pitching prospect who turns 24 next month, started and pitched three perfect innings, striking out four. Baltimore starter John Means allowed four hits and walked three over 3 2/3 innings, striking out three.
Altuve, Correa homer, Astros tag Bumgarner, Diamondbacks 8-2
PHOENIX Jos Altuve and Carlos Correa hit solo homers, George Springer added a two-run double and the Houston Astros roughed up Madison Bumgarner in an 8-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. Altuve hit his homer in the first inning and Correa connected in the second. The Astros put the game away in the fifth inning with five runs, including two on Springer's bases-loaded double. Weve spoken and budgeted for rough times.DODGERS AFTERMATHCorrea was in the spotlight during the Astros' series with the Los Angeles Dodgers last week. The 26-year-old Young was playing in just his second game in the big leagues.