Bauer was compelled to go away the sport within the seventh inning, however supervisor Terry Francona does not assume the hit may have an excessive amount of of an impression on Cleveland’s star pitcher.
“He is getting a precautionary X-ray,” Francona mentioned after the sport, by way of cleveland.com. “[Trainer] James [Quinlan] thinks he simply has a bruise. He obtained hit fairly onerous. Simply to cowl the whole lot, we’ll get an X-ray, and he is doing that proper now. However I believe we really feel like he’s OK.”
The Indians additionally introduced slugger Edwin Encarnacion could be positioned on the 10-day disabled checklist as he’s coping with a biceps harm.
“We will put Edwin on the disabled checklist,” Francona mentioned, per ESPN. “He obtained his hand X-rayed and it got here again truly actually good, and clear. So we’re happy about that. There may be some swelling within the bicep. It isn’t dangerous in any respect. I believe between the wrist and the bicep, we simply thought letting him come again and be Edwin made essentially the most sense.”
Infielder Yandy Diaz can be recalled from Triple-A to take Encarnacion’s spot.