Yankees Place Sanchez on IL With Calf Strain

The New York Yankees, already decimated by injuries, will be reduced even more for the next 10 days as catcher Gary Sanchez has been placed on the injured list with a calf strain.

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He joins Troy Tulowitzki in having a calf strain and joins prominent Yankees like Aaron Hicks, Luis Severino, Didi Gregorius, Giancarlo Stanton and Dellin Betances on the injured list.

CC Sabathia is expected to be activated this weekend, which is a welcome sign for the pitching staff.

The Yankees are currently 5-7 and are coming off a sweep at the hands of the Astros. Luckily, thanks to the slow start of the rest of the AL East, the Yanks are in second place as of Friday afternoon.

They’ll take on the White Sox today at 7:05.