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The New York Yankees He’ll likely be without one of his major mid-season acquisitions for quite some time.
Matt Carpenter left Monday’s match against Seattle Mariners With a broken left foot during the team’s 9-4 victory. Logan Gilbert made a foul of his foot.
Carpenter was seen in the locker room in his trunk and on crutches.
“I don’t want to say a number [of how long I could be out]’Cause I don’t know,’ said Carpenter, via MLB.com. “But I hope the situation is where I can come back in mid-September and I can contribute in the long run.
“So we’ll see. I mean, that’s my mentality…that I’m going back. I won’t let my mind go anywhere else I don’t want it. I won’t even accept the fact that this will be mine.”
Carpenter joined the Yankees On May 26 after he was released by the Texas Rangers.
He immediately went straight into a limited role to begin his tenure at the Bronx. As Monday’s game started, he was hitting 0.305 with a 1.138 OPS in 47 games. He had 15 home runs and 47 RBI.
“He just became an important factor in that room,” Yankees manager Aaron Boone said. “And everyone loves it. So it’s a hit, but hopefully we’ll get it back at some point.”
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