Anthony Santander will likely be knocked out of the Orioles for the season due to oblique fatigue

Baltimore – Orioles Anthony Santander His slant is tense and likely to miss the rest of the season.

Santander was one of the best players on the rebuilding squad that performed above expectations after two consecutive seasons of 100 losses. Baltimore set a record 17-21 in a Saturday night match against the Yankees.

Santander sustained the injury in the opening match with a double header against New York on Friday.

Coach Brandon Hyde said, “When he left the match, it wasn’t that good.” “It definitely hurts.”

With three weeks remaining in the shortened schedule of 60 games, the Orioles are preparing to finish without Santander, who was hitting .261 to go with his leading team of 11 players and 32 RBI.

“It’s definitely a possibility,” Hyde said. “Really happy with the year he spent. It’s a big loss for us and he’s so frustrated.”

Santander, 25, broke into the majors with Baltimore in 2017. He has a career hitting average of 0.225 with 32 home runs (including 20 last year) and 99 RBI.

Hyde said DJ Stuart You will get the majority of playing time on the right field. Stewart was 0 versus 16 as of Friday.

In addition to putting Santander on the IL for 10 days, the team opted to contract defender Mason Williams from the alternate training site. jar Evan Phillips He was chosen to the alternate site with right-handed David Hess summoned to fill out the Phillips list.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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