Gio Urshela remained on the bottom momentarily after being tagged out on the plate making an attempt to attain the tying run within the eleventh earlier than strolling off the sphere. Yankees supervisor Aaron Boone thought the third baseman was “all proper.”
“He wrenched his neck on the tag, however appeared to be OK,” Boone mentioned after the Yankees’ 4-3, 11-inning loss to the Orioles Wednesday night time on the Stadium.
Boone mentioned he was assured he would discover loads of taking part in time for Brett Gardner regardless of the glut of outfielders on the roster.
Up to now, Gardner has made it straightforward for Boone, including two extra hits in Wednesday’s loss. Gardner began in left discipline, with Clint Frazier in proper, as Aaron Decide sat with a sore left facet.
“I be ok with my swing,’’ Gardner mentioned earlier than the sport.
He added he hasn’t modified his routine a lot although he’s in a brand new position.
Aaron Hicks was again within the lineup after getting Tuesday off. He entered the sport simply 1-for-15 with three walks and 7 strikeouts to begin the season. He remained within the third spot and went 1-for-5 with an RBI single.
After homering in every of his first two video games, Gary Sanchez entered the sport hitless in eight at-bats with 4 strikeouts in his earlier two, as a few of the points he handled fastballs a 12 months in the past crept again into the image. However he had two hits and a stroll within the loss.