Dodgers lose key part of their batting order to injury, ’emergency lights on!

The money was spent, but an unexpected injury wiped out a key player in a two-hitter worth more than $95 billion. The Los Angeles Dodgers have an emergency.

On Sunday, the Dodgers announced that they had placed Japanese pitcher Yoshinobu Yamamoto on the disabled list (IL) with a rotator cuff injury in his right shoulder. The team also announced that Mookie Betts, who was hit in the back of the left hand by a pitch during the game, has been placed on the disabled list with a fractured left hand backbone.

Yamamoto pitched two scoreless innings in a home game against the Kansas City Royals on April 16 before being replaced by reliever Michael Grove in the top of the third inning. Initially, the Dodgers explained that Yamamoto was pulled due to triceps soreness, but an examination revealed a shoulder muscle injury, which led to his move to the IL.

Yamamoto will be out of the starting rotation for the time being. reported, “(Yamamoto) is not out for the season. But he’ll need to rest for at least a couple weeks,” according to

Yamamoto joined the Dodgers through the posting system last December, signing a 12-year, $325 million contract. It was the highest contract ever for a pitcher, surpassing the previous record of nine years and $324 million by Gerrit Cole (New York Yankees) by $1 million.

Yamamoto’s appearance in Game 2 of the Seoul Series against the San Diego Padres at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea, in March raised concerns after he allowed five runs in one inning, but he returned to form upon his return to the 안전놀이터 United States. Yamamoto went 6-2 with a 2.92 ERA in 14 starts, establishing himself as a mainstay in the Dodgers’ rotation, but an unexpected injury sidelined him for a while.

To make matters worse for the Dodgers, on the same day that Yamamoto’s IL stint was announced, leadoff hitter Betts also suffered an injury that will keep him out for a while.

Betts was hit by a 97.9 mph (157.6 km/h) fastball from Kansas City right-hander Dan Altavilla in the bottom of the seventh inning of a 3-0 game against Kansas City earlier in the day, fracturing the back of his left hand.

The good news is that he won’t need surgery. Still, it’s inevitable that his return will take a significant amount of time. “He will not have surgery, but there is no timetable for his return,” reported.

Betts is one of the biggest superstars in Major League Baseball, having signed a 12-year, $365 million contract with the Dodgers in July 2020. Despite a slow start to the 카지노사이트 추천 season, Betts was still batting .304 with 10 home runs, 40 RBIs, 50 runs scored, and eight stolen bases in 72 games, making him one of the National League’s leading candidates for Most Valuable Player (MVP), especially considering he’s been playing shortstop, a defensively demanding position since the start of the season.

With a 3-0 win, the Dodgers are in first place in the National League West, eight games ahead of the second-place San Diego Padres. However, the loss of Yamamoto and Betts at the same time is a major blow to their chances going forward.

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