Slugger Giancarlo Stanton (34, New York Yankees) broke away from the front row. This time, it’s a ‘lower body injury’.
The Yankees team put Stanton on the 10-day injured list (IL) on the 17th (Korean time). According to Yahoo Sports, Yankees manager Aaron Boone cited hamstring problems as the reason for Stanton’s IL on MLB Network radio. Stanton, who felt pain in the hamstring during a recent game, was found to have a grade 2 deformity as a result of the examination, and went through rehabilitation treatment for about 4 to 6 weeks.
Stanton recorded a batting average of 0.269 (14 hits in 52 at-bats), 먹튀검증4 home runs and 11 RBIs in 13 games before the injury this season. Stanton, who was the National League MVP in 2017, has a batting average of 0.264, 382 homers, and 982 RBIs. Miguel Cabrera (Detroit Tigers, 507 home runs) and Nelson Cruz (San Diego Padres, 461 home runs) are third in active home runs. He creates tremendous distance with his destructive swing, but suffers from minor injuries every year.
In particular, since 2018 when he joined the Yankees, there is little experience of full-time digestion. It is also eye-catching that his injuries are concentrated on the lower body. MLB.com reports that Stanton has suffered a left hamstring strain (August 9-September 15, 2020), a left quadriceps strain (May 17-28, 2021), and right ankle inflammation (May 25, 2022) in the last few seasons. Sun-June 4) suffered a series of lower body injuries such as left Achilles tendonitis (July 26-August 25, 2022).” Boone said, “Stanton has a great physique. He works very hard to avoid injury, but unfortunately this happened.”
Meanwhile, the Yankees called up shortstop and second baseman Oswaldo Peraza (23) as a replacement for Stanton. Feraza was batting 0.290 (11 hits in 38 at bats) in 9 games in minor league Triple-A this season.