By LARRY FLEISHER, Related Press
NEW YORK (AP) — A day after New York Yankees ace Gerrit Cole exited his begin due to tightness in his left hamstring, supervisor Aaron Boone mentioned the star right-hander was feeling higher about his scenario.
“I feel he’s inspired. I don’t suppose we’ve got something definitive but,” Boone mentioned earlier than Wednesday night time’s recreation towards Toronto.
“I feel the following 24, 48 hours goes to find out the place we transfer and the way he responds however I feel he was inspired by how he felt coming in right here,” he mentioned.
Boone mentioned Cole was not getting an MRI but additionally mentioned the staff would see “if that’s within the playing cards.”
Cole was pulled with two outs within the fourth inning of a 5-1 loss Tuesday.
The Yankees fell 9 1/2 video games behind Tampa Bay within the AL East. They stayed a half-game forward of Boston for the highest wild-card spot.
Cole allowed three runs, two of them earned, and 5 hits in 3 2/3 innings. He threw 70 pitches because the Blue Jays put collectively a number of prolonged at-bats towards him.
Cole struck out two, tying Philadelphia’s Zack Wheeler for the most important league lead with 217.
He’s 14-7 with a 2.78 ERA. He had been 4-0 with a 0.73 ERA in 4 begins since lacking time following a optimistic check for COVID-19.
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