Yan­kees ac­ti­vate Hicks off DL

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Austin American-Statesman - - SPORTS - Wire ser­vices

The New York Yan­kees ac­ti­vated out­fielder Aaron Hicks from the dis­abled list Thurs­day and placed rookie out­fielder Clint Fra­zier on the 10-day DL with a left oblique strain.

Hicks (.290, 10 HRs, 37 RBIs in 60 games) sus­tained a right oblique strain June 25 and was on a re­hab as­sign­ment in the mi­nors. He was ex­pected to re­turn tonight against the Red Sox.

Fra­zier (.243, 4 HRs, 17 RBIs in 28 games) was in­jured in bat­ting prac­tice be­fore Wed­nes­day’s game with Toronto, and an MRI Thurs­day morn­ing showed the in­jury.

Yan­kees out­fielder Aaron Hicks is hit­ting .290 this sea­son.

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