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The Seattle Mariners placed rookie sensation Julio Rodriguez on the injured listing Sunday.
Normal supervisor Jerry Dipoto told reporters X-rays on Rodriguez’s injured wrist got here again detrimental. Supervisor Scott Servais stated the staff might be cautious with its younger outfielder:
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Julio Rodríguez is occurring the IL. X-Rays had been detrimental, however wrist is swollen and will be unable to swing a bat within the subsequent 5 days or so. pic.twitter.com/8R6nCP6xYK
Rodriguez was named to the American League All-Star staff after a stellar first-half efficiency. The 21-year-old additionally had a breakout second within the Dwelling Run Derby when he hit a complete of 81 homers, together with 32 within the first spherical.
Popping out of the All-Star break, Rodriguez missed Seattle’s first 4 video games with a wrist damage. He had an MRI on July 23 that confirmed bruising with no structural injury.
In 4 video games after returning to the lineup on July 26, Rodriguez confirmed no lingering results from the damage. The Dominican Republic native had three extra-base hits (two dwelling runs) and reached base six occasions in 17 plate appearances.
The Mariners got a scare within the eighth inning of the July 30 sport towards the Houston Astros. Rafael Montero’s fastball ran too far inside, hitting Rodriguez on the wrist and knocking him out of the sport.
Supervisor Scott Servais told reporters after the sport that Rodriguez was going to have X-rays they usually “pray that it is not damaged.”
Rodriguez has been instrumental in Seattle’s current surge up the AL standings. He’s hitting .271/.334/.482 with 18 homers, 57 RBI and 21 stolen bases, pacing the Mariners in all three classes.
The Mariners received 14 consecutive video games between July 2 and July 17 and are at present within the second AL wild-card spot. They’re chasing their first postseason look since 2001, the longest active drought in MLB.