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Seattle Mariners outfielder Julio Rodriguez was faraway from Thursday’s sport in opposition to the Oakland Athletics due to a again harm, the workforce announced.
The rookie doubled and scored within the first inning earlier than popping out of the competition.
Rodriguez missed three video games due to back tightness lately however returned to the lineup Tuesday.
He was positioned on the injured listing on the finish of July after getting hit by a pitch on his hand. The harm got here lower than per week after jamming his wrist whereas sliding right into a base, though an MRI confirmed no structural injury. He returned after lacking 11 video games.
The unfortunate stretch nonetheless hasn’t overshadowed an impressive season for the rising star.
The 21-year-old earned an All-Star choice after proving to be one of many high all-around abilities of any age within the sport.
In 129 video games, Rodriguez has a .280 common and .342 on-base proportion with 27 residence runs and 25 stolen bases.
Rodriguez additionally launched himself on the nationwide stage with a powerful exhibiting on the House Run Derby, ultimately ending second to Juan Soto.
It might be sufficient to not solely make him a Rookie of the Yr favourite however even get some MVP votes throughout his first MLB season.
Sam Haggerty changed Rodriguez in proper subject Thursday, whereas the versatile Dylan Moore may also fill in as wanted till the starter is again to full energy.