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Giants’ Crawford, Yastrzemski placed on injured list

MLB: New York Mets at San Francisco Giants

Apr 22, 2023; San Francisco, California, USA; San Francisco Giants infielder Brandon Crawford (35) throws the ball to first base after fielding a ground ball hit by New York Mets infielder Jeff McNeil (1) during the fourth inning at Oracle Park. Mandatory Credit: Robert Edwards-USA TODAY Sports

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HOUSTON -- The San Francisco Giants placed shortstop Brandon Crawford and outfielder Mike Yastrzemski on the 10-day injured list before the start of a series against the Houston Astros.

Crawford, who has a strained right calf, was injured in the fourth inning of San Francisco’s 16-11 loss to San Diego in Mexico City. His stint on the IL is retroactive.

The 36-year-old Crawford has struggled this season, hitting .169 with four homers and 10 RBIs.

Yastrzemski was shelved with a left hamstring strain. He was injured in a 6-4 loss to the Padres while diving to try and catch a ball hit by Matt Carpenter in the eighth inning.

A grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski, Mike is batting .292 with five homers and 14 RBIs.

The Giants recalled outfielders Cal Stevenson and Brett Wisely from Triple-A Sacramento.