Domínguez Suffered an Injury After a Checked Swing During a Game for Triple-a Scranton/wilkes-barre

Jasson Domínguez Hurt While Swinging in Scranton Match (New York Yankees)

New York Yankees top prospect Jasson Domínguez has been placed on the minor league injured list due to a left side injury. Manager Aaron Boone revealed the news at Fenway Park on Sunday, explaining that Domínguez experienced discomfort in his left side during a checked swing in a Triple-A game for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre the previous day.

“He felt it in the side on the checked swing, so he’s getting tested today,” Boone said, gesturing to his mid-left side. “It was enough to put him on the IL right away, at least. We’ll hopefully have an idea of exactly what we’ve got by tonight or tomorrow.”

Yankees prospect Jasson Domínguez (New York Yankees)

The 21-year-old Domínguez has been on a journey to recovery after undergoing Tommy John surgery on his right elbow last September. He completed a successful rehab assignment and was optioned to Triple-A on June 12, awaiting a chance to rejoin the Yankees. In his brief stint with the team last season, Domínguez impressed with four home runs in eight games, batting .258 before his injury.

Domínguez’s injury is a setback for the Yankees, who have been eagerly awaiting his return to the majors. However, the team is taking a cautious approach, ensuring that Domínguez receives the necessary tests and treatment to prevent further injury. A

s Boone emphasized, the Yankees will monitor the situation closely, hoping to have a clearer understanding of Domínguez’s status by tonight or tomorrow. Despite this setback, Domínguez’s potential and talent remain undeniable.

His impressive performance in the minor leagues and brief stint with the Yankees have solidified his position as a top prospect. As he works through this injury, the Yankees and their fans will be eagerly awaiting his return to the field, where he can continue to showcase his skills and contribute to the team’s success.