Yankees’ Gleyber Torres looks to have avoided the worst with ankle injury

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Gleyber Torres’ hobbled departure from Sunday’s crippled didn’t initially look promising, but the Yankees judge their 2nd baseman apt has avoided a superior injury. 

Torres fell down portion taking his secondary pb and got doubled disconnected 3rd basal connected Aaron Hicks’ strikeout to extremity the ninth inning of the Yanks’ 6-3 triumph successful 10 innings implicit the Astros astatine the Stadium. He was helped disconnected the tract and removed from the crippled with what Aaron Boone said afterward was a “minor ankle sprain.” 

“I deliberation we dodged a slug there. He caught his spike and benignant of rolled it determination astatine third,” Boone said. “I’m hoping it frightened him much than anything. We’ll spot what we person overnight and [Monday], but I don’t expect it to beryllium serious.” 

Torres had walked with 1 retired successful the ninth earlier stealing 2nd and advancing to 3rd connected a throwing mistake by catcher Jason Castro. He has 1 deed successful his past 18 at-bats aft going 0-for-3 connected Sunday. 

Gleyber Torres holds his ankle successful  symptom  during the Yankees' triumph   implicit    the Astros.Gleyber Torres holds his ankle successful symptom during the Yankees’ triumph implicit the Astros. EPA
Gleyber TorresGleyber Torres exited the Yankees’ triumph implicit the Astros with an ankle injury. EPA

Aroldis Chapman (Achilles) worked a scoreless seventh inning Sunday for the Double-A Somerset Patriots against Hartford with 1 strikeout. He could beryllium activated arsenic aboriginal arsenic Monday oregon Tuesday. Domingo German (shoulder) is scheduled to transportation for Somerset connected Tuesday. Jonathan Loaisiga (shoulder) is slated to propulsion bullpen sessions Monday and Wednesday earlier perchance facing unrecorded batters connected the weekend, Boone said. 

The Yankees’ 16 hitless innings betwixt Friday’s eighth inning and Sunday’s seventh tied for the longest hitless agelong successful MLB since astatine slightest 1962. No squad ever has pitched a no-hitter oregon been no-hit successful back-to-back games, though the St. Louis Browns did it to the White Sox connected back-to-back days successful 1917. Ernie Koob tossed a no-no connected May 5 with Bob Groom completing his gem successful the 2nd crippled of a doubleheader the pursuing day.