The Boston Red Sox placed All-Star third baseman Rafael Devers on the 10-day injury list Saturday with a right hamstring injury.
Red Sox manager Alex Cora said before Boston faced the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park, Red Sox manager Alex Cora said Devers felt a tightness in his right hamstring in his last at-bat Friday night and was earlier in the game didn’t go well. When he arrived at the park on Saturday, he didn’t “feel great,” Cora added, finally saying that staying in IL was a possibility.
To fill the roster spot, Boston promoted outfielder Jaylin Davis from Triple-A Worcester. Boston also put center fielder Enrique Hernandez on the 60-day injured list.
Devers, 25, had a great season despite Boston’s ups and downs. Hitting .324 with 22 homers and 55 RBIs, he has been a consistent force in an inconsistent lineup.
Boston, who lost 28-5 to Toronto in the series opener, went 48-46 on Saturday, three games from a wildcard position in the American League.
https://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/34285584/boston-red-sox-place-all-star-third-baseman-rafael-devers-hamstring-10-day-injured-list Boston Red Sox place All-Star third baseman Rafael Devers (hamstring) on 10-day injured list