Previous to tonight’s sport, RF Mookie Betts was positioned on the 10-day DL (retro to five/29) with a left stomach pressure. A corresponding transfer to interchange Betts on the roster can be made previous to tomorrow’s sport (6/2) in HOU. #RedSox
— Purple Sox (@RedSox) June 1, 2018
He’s eligible to return June eight because the stint is retroactive to Might 29.
Betts has not had an at-bat since Might 26 when he first suffered the harm. The MVP candidate instructed reporters he feels the harm solely when swinging and will play by way of it, he’s simply apprehensive he might make it worse.
Mookie Betts mentioned he feels the harm solely when swinging. He might play by way of it, the concern is that it considerably worsens and he has to overlook some time
— Evan Drellich (@EvanDrellich) June 2, 2018
The 25-year-old at the moment leads MLB in batting common, slugging share and on-base plus slugging (OPS).
The Purple Sox are Three-1 in Betts’ absence.
Boston faces off with Houston at eight:10 p.m. ET Friday and play the defending World Collection once more Saturday and Sunday.