Seattle Mariners rookie phenom Julio Rodriguez left Thursday’s recreation in opposition to the Oakland Athletics with what the group described as “low again tightness.”
After the sport, supervisor Scott Servais raised alarms concerning the potential severity of Rodriguez’s damage. Servais referred to as the problem “regarding,” including that Rodriguez would bear an MRI tomorrow in Kansas Metropolis.
Rodriguez, annoyed, threw his glove in disgust after leaving the sport. The 21-year-old is having a historic rookie season for the Mariners, incomes his first All-Star nod simply months after his main league debut.
Via 129 video games, Rodriguez has 27 residence runs and 73 RBI whereas slashing .280/.342/.502.
In August, Rodriguez turned the quickest American League participant to achieve 20 residence runs and 20 stolen bases in a season. Just a few weeks later, Rodriguez joined the 25-25 membership, solely the third rookie in MLB historical past to take action.
The timing of Rodriguez’s damage is not supreme for the Mariners, who’re nonetheless battling for playoff positioning.
The Mariners sit tied with the Tampa Bay Rays for the second wildcard spot within the American League. The Baltimore Orioles (77-71) sit 4.5 video games again, whereas the Chicago White Sox are 6.0 video games off the tempo.