Skip navigation
Favorites
Sign up to follow your favorites on all your devices.
Sign up
View All Scores

Yankees place Matt Holliday on the DL with a viral infection

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v New York Yankees

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 21: Matt Holliday #17 of the New York Yankees follows through on a fifth inning home run against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Yankee Stadium on June 21, 2017 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Getty Images

The Yankees announced a handful of roster moves on Wednesday, including placing DH Matt Holliday on the 10-day disabled list with a viral infection. The Yankees also recalled infielder Miguel Andujar from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and outrighted DH Chris Carter to Triple-A.

Holliday, 37, had been complaining about feeling fatigued and hadn’t played since Saturday. He told manager Joe Girardi, “It feels like someone zapped me of all my energy,” MLB.com’s Bryan Hoch reported.

Holliday is batting .262/.366/.511 with 15 home runs and 47 RBI in 276 plate appearances. The Yankees inked him to a one-year, $13 million contract in December.

Follow @Baer_Bill