Right Field - San Francisco Giants
Date of Birth: August 23, 1990 (30 years old)
Giants' Mike Yastrzemski: Won't start Wednesday
Yastrzemski (calf) could appear off the bench Wednesday against the Rockies, John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.This seemingly rules Yastrzemski out of the starting lineup, but he will do agility work on the field before the game, and if that goes well, he could come in as a pinch hitter. He has been running on a treadmill and taking batting practice, so it sounds like he could return to the starting lineup before the end of the week.
Giants' Mike Yastrzemski: Could return Tuesday
Yastrzemski (calf) is feeling better and is in contention to start Tuesday against Colorado, Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports.Yastrzemski has missed four straight games with a mild right calf strain. He threw and hit off a tee Monday and is closing in a return, though it's not yet guaranteed that he'll be back Tuesday. His return would be a big boost to the Giants, who sit just a game out of the playoffs.
Giants' Mike Yastrzemski: Out again Sunday
Yastrzemski (calf) remains out of the lineup Sunday against the A's.Yastrzemski left Thursday's game and has not seen the field since. An MRI revealed a mild right calf strain, and while the injury is not expected to require an IL stint, Yastrzemski's status for the next few days is up in the air. Luis Alexander Basabe gets the start in right field against lefty Mike Minor.
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