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Yanks monitors LeMahieu's ALDS status

Yanks monitoring LeMahieu Status of ALDS

NEW YORK — The Yankees are continuing to wrestle with several key decisions as they finalize their roster for the AL Division Series, including evaluating infielder DJ LeMahieu’s Health, slowed down in recent weeks with a right foot injury.

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Le Mathieu returned from the injured list to play five games at the end of the regular season from Start at first, second and third base. LeMahieu at 19 batting (.98) against the Orioles and Rangers when he said he felt good enough to play the rest of the game persist in that year.

“This is obviously one of our things” is waiting ,” Boone said Monday. “I think he’s still compromised. This is what I see. We want to see how he is today, what he can do, and make up our minds. ”

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) LeMahieu continues to be treated for the disease, officially declared a right Inflammation of the second toe. LeMahieu said he also has problems with the big toe of his right foot.

Boone has said that while surgery is not deemed necessary, Le Mathieu is not expected to make a full recovery before the offseason break.

If LeMahieu doesn’t make the roster, the Yankees may opt to carry rookie infielder Oswald Peraza, infielder/outfielder Marwin Gonzalez or outfielder Tim Locastro. Boone has previously said , Matt Carpenter will be on the roster as a pinch hitter and/or designated hitter.

“If you’re going to run deep and be a champion, you have to get it from different places at different times,” Boone said.

Drop the ball

2018Gerrit Cole remember to pick up The ball in the duo is about to become space Veteran catcher Brian McCann called shortly before his teammates 2018.

“You know the playoffs are poison, right Right?” McCann said, according to Cole’s recollection.


Cole agreed, Now, as the right-handed player prepares for his first game assignment in the ALDS, he still feels that way. Cole will be in his 12 playoffs Starting career and his fifth time as a Yankee; he is 2-1 vs 3. 30 ERA in the top four.

“it’ I think any time someone is selected to lead a team into a fight, it’s always special,” Kerr said. “And I think that with that responsibility comes preparation, composure, and offense.”

Cole is -8 and 3.19 ERA starts at 19 , set a new franchise record with

strikeouts, over Ron Gidley 1978 of50. Cole’s problems with home runs are permissible, Boone says — American League leads 33 — so that he wasn’t seen more strongly as a Cy Young candidate.
“I feel he very good at throwing the ball,” Boone said. “I think he’s been like this all year. I think his stuff is really consistent. The long pass has always been s stop it from being a Cy Young season. No reason to think he canThere is no reason to think he can! don’t go out to dominate. It comes down to execution. If he goes out to execute, we would be in a good place.”

pen pal

Boone said the Yankees have completed their bullpen and will be carrying a 04 – ALDS pitching staff. With Gerrit Cole, Nestor Cortes and Luis Severino set to start the game against the Guardians, Jameson Taillon will have an easy start.

“He can be anything from a long-term backup to End the game,” Boone said. “I think he’s playing with anything.”

Boone said Wandy Peralta is expected to be active in ALDS, as is Clay Holmes, who was due to recover from right shoulder inflammation on Monday. Boone declined to announce his full bullpen, saying not all players have been informed.

“We have a lot of capable people there,” Boone said. “It’s going to take everyone. I can see some of them wanting to end the game for us.”


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