The Pink Sox received’t have Rafael Devers for Sunday’s collection finale in opposition to the Dodgers, however they aren’t too involved along with his long-term well being.
Devers continues to be coping with an harm he suffered to his proper wrist in Saturday’s win, although Alex Cora is optimistic he’ll be again within the lineup quickly.
“He’ll get X-rays afterward at present,” the Pink Sox supervisor instructed reporters forward of Sunday’s recreation. “He’s sore. So we’ll simply keep from him. We consider it’s a day-by-day factor. So it is smart to maintain him out of the lineup and go from there.”
Devers suffered the harm within the eighth inning when Dodgers reliever Bryan Hudson’s 91 mph fastball hit him sq. on the wrist. The Pink Sox’ star slugger gave the impression to be in an excellent little bit of ache, wincing as he took his time to go to first base whereas the coaching employees briefly evaluated him.
Devers remained within the recreation and truly scored an insurance coverage run later within the inning as a part of the Pink Sox’ 8-5 win.
The Pink Sox third baseman has largely had a clear invoice of well being to date within the 2023 season. The one time he’s been dominated out of a recreation because of harm this season was in July, when he was coping with a calf concern that prompted him to overlook a few video games. He didn’t must go on the injured checklist for the ailment.
Luis Urías changed Devers at third for Sunday’s recreation whereas Pablo Reyes, who left Saturday’s recreation because of elbow ache, returned to the lineup.
In different injury-related information for the Pink Sox, the staff positioned lefty Brennan Bernardino on the COVID-19-related injured checklist. Bernardino has a 2.55 ERA in 42 1/3 innings pitched over 43 outings this season, making him one of many Pink Sox’ prime arms out of the bullpen.
It’s the primary time in over a yr the ballclub has positioned somebody on the COVID-19-related injured checklist
To switch Bernardino, the Pink Sox known as up Chris Murphy. The lefty has a 3.72 ERA in 38 2/3 innings pitched over 13 outings this season.
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