NY Yankees’ DH Giancarlo Stanton out indefinitely with hamstring injury


The NY Yankees announced on Sunday that star designated hitter Giancarlo Stanton was put on the 10-day injured list with a left hamstring strain. The Yankees recalled Oswald Peraza from Triple A ahead of its series finale against the Twins. Willie Calhoun served as the club’s DH on Sunday.

Stanton apparently suffered the injury on Saturday after he went 1-for-4 at the plate, and was pulled out and replaced with a pinch runner after hitting a double in the seventh inning.  Stanton has repeatedly suffered lower-body injuries over his career, including a calf strain in May 2022, a quad strain in May 2021 and a hamstring strain in August 2020.

Through 13 games this season, Stanton – a former NL MVP – has batted .269 with 14 hits, 11 RBIs and four home runs.When asked by reporters why he thinks Stanton has been so susceptible to these type of injuries, NY Yankees manager Aaron Boone said on Sunday: “I don’t know. Obviously he’s got a awesome build and physique. He works very hard to try and avoid these things, but unfortunately it’s something that’s happened with him.”

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