NEW YORK — The New York Yankees put catcher Gary Sanchez on the 10-day disabled list with a strained right biceps.
Sanchez was hurt while at the plate in the fifth inning of Saturday’s game against the Orioles. After taking a swing, he injured his arm on the follow-through.
He was immediately removed from the game and replaced by Austin Romine. Sanchez hit 20 home runs in 201 at-bats as a rookie last year.
ANGELS: Los Angeles is cautiously confident about a quick recovery for right-hander Garrett Richards after placing him on the 10-day disabled list because of a strained right biceps.
He missed most of last season with a partially torn elbow ligament, but chose rest and stem-cell injections over Tommy John surgery. He left his first start of the season with pain in his arm, and an MRI showed nerve irritation but no problems with the ligament.
CUBS: Second baseman Javier Baez was back in the lineup a day after he was injured in an outfield collision. Baez was bruised around his left eye when he collided with center fielder Jason Heyward on Friday and left the game.
Baez arrived at the ballpark on Saturday and assured Manager Joe Maddon that he could see properly.