Anthony Rizzo neck harm: Yankee ‘good’ after leaving recreation early following Fernando Tatis Jr. collision

Yankees first baseman Anthony Rizzo departed New York’s Sunday contest in direction of the San Diego Padres (GameTracker) after struggling a neck harm inside the excessive of the sixth. Rizzo turned intertwined with Fernando Tatis Jr.’s leg as Tatis was attempting to return to first base on what proved to be a worthwhile inning-ending pickoff. After the game, manager Aaron Boone said Rizzo is “good” and that the Yankees will continue to monitor him.

Proper right here’s a take a look on the play in question:

Rizzo, 33, entered Sunday inside the midst of a unbelievable season. In his first 52 video video games, he had batted .303/.376/.507 (143 OPS+) with 11 dwelling runs and 31 runs batted in. He added an RBI single to the equation on Sunday earlier to leaving the game. Rizzo’s contributions had been worth an estimated 1.7 Wins Above Various, consistent with Baseball Reference’s calculations. 

The Yankees modified Rizzo Sunday by making a group of changes. DJ LeMahieu slid from third base to first; Isiah Kiner-Falefa stepped in from left self-discipline to take over on the scorching nook; and Greg Allen, simply currently acquired from the Boston Pink Sox, entered in left. The Yankees held an 8-3 lead on the time, though the Padres closed the opening inside the seventh.

The Yankees, who entered Sunday with a 31-23 file on the yr and a seven-game deficit inside the American League East, are already with out plenty of totally different key contributions. Starting catcher Jose Trevino, third baseman Josh Donaldson, and outfielder Giancarlo Stanton are all on the injured document, as are starting pitchers Carlos Rodón and Frankie Montas, and relievers Scott Effross, Ian Hamilton, Lou Trivino, Tommy Kahnle, and Jonathan Loáisiga. 

The Yankees, predictably, lead the majors in days misplaced to wreck this season, with virtually 700 already. Their New York buddies, the Mets, are the one totally different MLB crew over 600, consistent with Spotrac’s data.