There is no longer mere speculation as to whether the Cincinnati Reds hit it off that Nick Castellanos will miss out. more than a handful of games with a microfracture of the right wrist.
The Reds confirmed Prior to Friday’s matchup against the St. Louis Cardinals Castellanos has been placed on the 10-day disabled list retroactive to Tuesday due to the ailment. Castellanos hadn’t been in the lineup since he was hit on the wrist by a pitch during the July 16 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers, but he made cameos on the field and at the plate in the 11th inning of Monday’s game against the Los Angeles. New York Mets.
“Yes, in a way, surprised. In a way, no,” Reds manager David Bell said Friday, learning of Castellanos’ exact injury on Wednesday. Mark Sheldon from the league’s website. “And I’m just saying that because when you get hit with a pitch in that part of the hand, a lot is based on symptoms and tolerance, and just the healing process.
“But I heard a possible bone bruise on one of the exams he had, and every now and then, it could be a little more than that. I’m very hopeful, staying positive, and every game that we miss with any of our players, including Nick. , there are too many. But I hope it continues to heal quickly. ”
There is no timetable for the return of Castellanos, but it is believed that he could miss a couple of weeks of action. According to ESPN In statistics, the first All-Star is tied for second in the league with a .329 average and tied for first with 29 doubles. He also has 18 home runs and 59 RBIs in 86 games this season.