MILWAUKEE — Catcher Jose Trevino left the Yankees’ 7-6 loss to the Brewers in the seventh inning Friday night time with a proper knee contusion after he took a foul ball off his proper knee in the backside of the fifth.
Trevino initially remained in the sport and caught the sixth earlier than Kyle Higashioka got here up to pinch hit for him main off the prime of the seventh.
“He was compromised,” supervisor Aaron Boone mentioned of Trevino.
Marwin Gonzalez was additionally eliminated to begin the backside of the sixth with dizziness, Boone mentioned.
Gonzalez began the sport at first base and when he got here out, Oswaldo Cabrera moved from proper area to first, making his first look at the place in his skilled profession.
“That’s a troublesome spot, however he is obtained that make-up that he is gonna deal with himself,” Boone mentioned. “Not excellent, however that is the place we’re proper now from an harm standpoint.”
Harrison Bader might make his Yankees debut quickly, supervisor Aaron Boone mentioned, including the middle fielder may very well be in The Bronx as Tuesday after rehabbing from the plantar fasciitis that has sidelined him since earlier than he was acquired from St. Louis in alternate for Jordan Montgomery.
Boone made it clear prior to the sport what Bader’s position might be: “Center fielder.”
“He’s a premium, perhaps the finest, defensive outfielder in the league,” Boone mentioned. “I feel we’re including a big participant to our lineup.”
Bader was off Friday and scheduled to play minor league rehab video games Saturday and Sunday. If he and the Yankees resolve he is prepared, the Bronxville native might be with the Yankees after they open their homestand towards the Pirates.
The right-handed hitting Bader has had a tough season at the plate, with a .673 OPS in 264 plate appearances for the Cardinals, however he has swung the bat nicely throughout his rehab task.
He was acquired, although, for his protection and pace.
Bader will give the Yankees some much-needed outfield depth, as Aaron Judge has been pressured into taking part in middle, with the slumping Aaron Hicks in left and Cabrera in proper.
Boone didn’t rule out the chance of transferring Cabrera to the left when Bader is in the lineup in middle, with Judge again in proper.
Giancarlo Stanton isn’t an choice in the outfield and will not be for the foreseeable future, as he returns from the harm suffered when he fouled a ball off his foot.
Boone mentioned Stanton’s return to the outfield was “on pause,” however did not rule it out down the highway, pointing to the indisputable fact that he stayed wholesome final 12 months whereas taking part in some outfield.
Luis Severino is scheduled to rejoin the rotation on Wednesday after one other stable rehab outing with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Thursday. Boone mentioned the right-hander, sidelined since mid-July with a strained lat, is not fully constructed up, however he expects Severino to have a right away affect.
“It’s Luis Severino,” Boone mentioned. “He’s Severino. He’s having a wonderful 12 months for us and might match up with a variety of actually good pitchers.”
Anthony Rizzo took batting apply towards rehabbing Scott Effross and continues to really feel good in his return from decrease again tightness and complications following an epidural.
Boone mentioned there is a “likelihood” Rizzo might be in the lineup Sunday towards the Brewers and he believes the day off may have served the first baseman nicely.
“What’s thrilling is that he was grinding with the again even earlier than he went on the IL,” Boone mentioned. “That he is feeling good is encouraging. It permits him to affect us.”
Oswald Peraza entered Friday having not performed in per week, with Isiah Kiner-Falefa performing nicely, though he made an enormous mistake in the eighth inning of the Yankees’ loss. Boone mentioned Peraza may be at shortstop on Saturday.
Jasson Dominguez was amongst the Yankees prospects chosen to play in the Arizona Fall League following the season.