The New York Yankees positioned nearer Aroldis Chapman on the 15-day injured checklist with left Achilles tendinitis.
Chapman struggled in his most up-to-date outing, a 3-1 loss to the Chicago White Sox. Chapman entered within the ninth with the sport tied 1-1 earlier than giving up two earned runs whereas registering only one out within the inning. After the sport, Yankees manager Aaron Boone revealed Chapman had been coping with an Achilles concern, which can have contributed to his current stumbles on the mound.
On Monday, Boone said an MRI on Chapman’s Achilles got here again clear, including the crew would deal with the harm as tendonitis.
Since opening the season scorching, the 34-year-old has struggled not too long ago, permitting runs in five-straight outings.
In Chapman’s first 12 appearances of the season, he allowed no runs, 4 hits and 7 walks whereas putting out 11 batters in 10.1 innings pitched. Over his subsequent 5 outings, Chapman has posted a 14.73 ERA, permitting 9 hits and 6 earned runs in 3.2 innings.
The seven-time All-Star is 0-2 with a 3.86 ERA this season.