Bucs’ Harrison out six weeks
The pittsburgh pirates placed second baseman Josh Harrison on the 10-day dl after the pinky finger on his left hand was broken for a second time in a year.
The team said that Harrison fractured the fifth metacarpal in the finger when he was hit with a pitch by Miami’s
Jose Urena on sunday. He is expected to miss six weeks.
Harrison’s same bone was broken last september when he was hit by Tyler Mahle of the reds.
The pirates called up infielder Max Moroff from triple-a indianapolis.
KIERMAIER OUT MONTHS
Tampa Bay outfielder Kevin Kiermaier has a torn ligament in his right thumb that requires surgery. He could be sidelined two to three months.
The rays placed the defensive whiz on the 10-day disabled list Monday, a day after he was injured sliding headfirst into second base. Kiermaier said he will have surgery Friday.
This will be the third straight season the two-time Gold Glove winner will miss significant time because of injury.
Brandon Drury has batted in big league games with blurred vision caused by migraines.
“it’s something i’ve battled, pretty much all the time, especially with physical activity, whether it’s a workout or playing ball or whatever it is,” the New york yankees infielder said Monday. “it gets worse with activity.”
drury has not played since april 6 and has been undergoing tests on his head, brain and body for the cause of the migraines. He resumed baseball activities before Monday’s homestand opener against Miami. He has been put on an anti-inflammatory medication.
Teammate Jacoby Ellsbury has been diagnosed with plantar fasciitis, extending a stay on the disabled list that began with an oblique injury and was prolonged when he hurt a hip.
“it’s just trying to get him back to a point here he can start in on baseball activities,” yankees manager Aaron Boone said Monday.