Yankees' Frankie Montas heading for MRI after poor start vs. Brewers

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Yankees right-hander Frankie Montas will go back to New York to go through an MRI on his best shoulder, according to Erik Boland of Newsday. Montas had actually formerly begun Friday night’s video game in Milwaukee versus the Brewers. He gave up 4 work on 4 hits and 4 strolls over the course of 3 ⅓ innings pitched.

Montas, 29, was gotten by the Yankees at the trade due date as part of a six-player swap that likewise sent out Lou Trivino to New York. In exchange, the Athletics got pitchers JP Sears, Ken Waldichuk, Luis Medina and 2nd baseman Cooper Bowman. 

Whereas Montas had actually assembled a 3.18 PERIOD (117 PERIOD+) and a 3.89 strikeout-to-walk ratio in 19 starts with the Athletics prior to the trade, he has actually had a hard time in his very first 8 getaways in New York. Indeed, Montas has actually built up a 6.35 PERIOD (62 PERIOD+) and a 2.20 strikeout-to-walk ratio while balancing about 5 innings per getaway. (Trivino has, a minimum of, made great on his chance in pinstripes: he’s provided a 1.13 period in 16 innings of relief to date with the Yankees.)

The Yankees, who went into Saturday with a 87-57 record and a 5 ½ video game lead over the Toronto Blue Jays in the American League East, are presently without a variety of other crucial factors. Should Montas need a stint on the hurt list, he’ll sign up with a group that consists of fellow starter Luis Severino, very first baseman Anthony Rizzo, infielders DJ LeMahieu and Matt Carpenter, and outfielders Andrew Benintendi and Harrison Bader. 

Bader, who the Yankees traded left-hander Jordan Montgomery to the St. Louis Cardinals to get, is anticipated to make his group launching in the coming days. He’s been sidelined considering that June since of plantar fasciitis. 

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