NEW YORK — The Houston Astros have positioned five-time All-Star Michael Brantley on the 10-day injured checklist with proper shoulder discomfort.
The staff introduced the transfer Tuesday earlier than a sport towards the New York Mets.
Brantley left Houston’s 6-3 loss to the New York Yankees on Sunday within the eighth inning. He was 0-for-3 with two strikeouts earlier than being changed by pinch hitter J.J. Matijevic.
The 35-year-old outfielder is hitting .288 with 5 homers and a .785 OPS in 64 video games this season.
Outfielder Chas McCormick was recalled from Triple-A Sugar Land two days after being demoted. Proper-hander Enoli Paredes was additionally known as up, and right-hander Brandon Bielak was optioned to Triple-A after Sunday’s defeat.
The Los Angeles Angels claimed outfielder Dillon Thomas off waivers after Houston designated him for project Friday.