New York Yankees’ Miguel Andujar throws to initial bottom during a second inning of a team’s ball diversion opposite a Baltimore Orioles during Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Yankees third baseman Miguel Andújar will have season-ending medicine to correct a tiny labrum rip in his right shoulder.
New York announced a preference Wednesday night during a second diversion of a doubleheader opposite a Baltimore Orioles.
Andújar, final year’s AL Rookie of a Year runner-up, primarily was sidelined by a damage from Apr 1 to May 3 and struggled mightily in his return.
After going 6 for 47 with no extra-base hits, he went behind on a harmed list Monday. Manager Aaron Boone had pronounced Andújar was deliberating a probable operation with a group and his family.
“Hurt for him a small bit,” Boone said. “But know this is also only a commencement of a highway back.”
Yankees conduct group medicine Christopher Ahmad will perform a medicine Monday during New York Presbyterian Hospital.
The 24-year-old Andújar was a vital cause in a Yankees’ run to a playoff mark final season, attack .297 with 27 home runs and 92 RBIs.
“Miggy’s dear in that room and apparently unequivocally critical to us between a lines and only who he is,” Boone said. “Hopefully this is a unequivocally good step for him and starting a recovering process.”
Minus Andujar this season, a Yankees have relied on Gio Urshela during third base. Newly acquired slugger Kendrys Morales is expected to collect adult a bulk of a DH duties until some of New York’s other harmed hitters return.