New York Yankees left-hander Carlos Rodon is scheduled to return off the injured checklist and begin Tuesday’s collection opener in opposition to the Washington Nationals, supervisor Aaron Boone stated Friday.
Rodon went on the 15-day IL on Aug. 7 with a left hamstring pressure the day earlier than throughout a begin in opposition to the Houston Astros.
Boone additionally stated Luis Severino, who has struggled mightily all through the summer season, is scheduled to make his subsequent begin the next Wednesday.
The Yankees have misplaced 5 straight video games and dipped under .500 (60-61) forward of this weekend’s residence collection in opposition to the Boston Pink Sox. Jhony Brito, who has break up his time between the majors and Triple-A, was named the starter for Friday’s season opener, with Gerrit Cole and Clarke Schmidt to comply with.
Rodon, 30, is within the first yr of a six-year, $162 million contract signed in December. After making consecutive All-Star Video games with the Chicago White Sox in 2021 and the San Francisco Giants in 2022, Rodon missed the primary three months of 2023 with forearm and again accidents earlier than making his crew and season debut July 7 in opposition to the Chicago Cubs.
In six begins for the Yankees, Rodon is 1-4 with a 7.33 ERA and has allowed eight residence runs in 27 innings.
Severino, 29, is 2-8 with a 7.98 ERA in 15 video games (14 begins) this season. The 2-time All-Star gave up seven or extra runs on three events in July; he’s 1-6 with an 11.08 ERA in eight outings (seven begins) since July 1.
Hypothesis was rampant that two of the group’s high prospects — outfielders Everson Pereira and catcher Austin Wells — can be referred to as as much as make their main league debuts after each gamers didn’t play Thursday for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Neither participant was recalled Friday, with Boone telling reporters that the pair of prospects have been on the Yankees‘ radar.
“These guys are clearly knocking on the door,” Boone stated. “… These are guys which can be pushing their means into the dialog. We’ll see the place we’re as we proceed to maneuver ahead.”
—Discipline Stage Media