Triston Casas scratched from Pink Sox lineup with tooth an infection

Pink Sox

Casas has 11 homers for the reason that begin of July.

Triston Casas is out of the lineup Saturday in opposition to the Yankees. Mary Schwalm/AP Photograph

Triston Casas hoped to sink his enamel into the problem of dealing with Yankees ace Gerrit Cole.

As a substitute, he’ll be sidelined with a tooth an infection.

The highly effective lefty was initially in Saturday’s lineup, however Pink Sox supervisor Alex Cora advised reporters pregame that Casas wouldn’t be capable to play. Cora mentioned he’s uncertain how lengthy Casas shall be out.

After a red-hot July (.348 with seven homers), Casas has cooled significantly in August (.245) however has hit 4 residence runs. His energy numbers have him within the Rookie of the Yr dialogue, together with teammate Masataka Yoshida.

With out Casas, Justin Turner – who has a bone bruise in his left foot – will play within the area for the primary time in August.

Pablo Reyes, who has proven his versatility within the area (together with on the mound) might presumably play first base for the primary time in his profession if obligatory.

Right here’s the lineup:

Alex Verdugo RF

Rafael Devers 3B

Justin Turner 1B

Masataka Yoshida LF

Adam Duvall DH

Jarren Duran CF

Pablo Reyes SS

Connor Wong C

Luis Urías 2B

Kutter Crawford is pitching. First pitch is about for 1:05 p.m. at Yankee Stadium.