Yankees Shortstop Didi Gregorius suffered a so-called squeeze on the right shoulder after Gregorius was hit on a first album appearance by a pitch by Clayton Kershaw . The shortstop was taken out of the game in the third inning. Manager Aaron Boone told reporters (including Bryan High of MLB.com ) that Gregorius had a bruise daily after the X-rays were negative.
It is not yet known if the problem requires placement of the injured list, as it is known that some bone bruises cause persistent discomfort. The Yankees are all too familiar with small and big injuries this season, as virtually every player in their 201
Ever since Gregorius entered the field, he has been essentially a player with an average of 97 wRC + from a .263 / .293 / .479 slash line over 249 disk missions. The shortstop has 13 homers and still shows a lot of strength he has shown over much of his Yankees tenure, although his base numbers are a problem and his .296 xwOBA is well below his .322 wOBA (both below) the league average) , It is not the platform year that Gregorius had hoped to enter the free agency this winter, though, if this injury does not unbalance him, in September and during a possibly longer post-Yankees run still Has time to regain his values.