NEW YORK — The Yankees positioned Chad Inexperienced on the injured checklist with a strained proper elbow Saturday, and the stalwart reliever may very well be headed for surgical procedure.
Earlier than the Yankees opened a collection with the Chicago White Sox, supervisor Aaron Boone mentioned Inexperienced was getting different opinions earlier than making a closing resolution.
Inexperienced was injured throughout Thursday’s loss in Baltimore, and earlier than Friday’s rainout, Boone mentioned the pressure is a major one.
This season, Inexperienced is 1-1 with a 3.00 ERA in 14 appearances. Since changing into one in all New York’s high-leverage relievers in 2017, he has a 2.96 ERA in 260 appearances. Final season, Inexperienced was 10-7 with a 3.12 ERA in 67 appearances, putting out 99 hitters in 83⅔ innings.
“He is on that very quick checklist of excellent relievers in our sport,” Boone mentioned. “He is been so constant, such a rock for us. He is only a constant pitcher, an individual. Simply so dependable and an essential a part of our staff, that room. So it is undoubtedly robust.”
To exchange Inexperienced, Ron Marinaccio was recalled from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes Barre for his third stint with the Yankees. In two prior occasions with the staff, he had an 11.25 ERA in 4 appearances.