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Manager Ron Roenicke said Alex Verdugo isn't expected to play in Sunday's season finale in Atlanta, Bill Koch of The Providence Journal reports.
Verdugo has been dealing with a hamstring issue and there is no need to have him risk further injury. The 24-year-old outfielder will finish 2020 with a .308 batting average, six homers, 16 doubles, 36 runs, 15 RBI, and four stolen bases in 53 games.
Alex Verdugo went 0-for-5 but scored a run and drove in a run with a sacrifice fly on Friday as the Red Sox lost to the Braves by an 8-7 score.
Verdugo has looked good at the plate in his first season with the Red Sox. The 24-year-old outfielder is hitting .315 with six home runs, 15 RBI, 36 runs scored, and four stolen bases over 216 plate appearances.
Alex Verdugo (hamstring) is absent from Saturday's lineup against the Yankees.
Verdugo left Friday's game with hamstring tightness. The move was deemed precautionary so it seems as if Boston is playing it very safe with their emerging young star. The 24-year-old is hitting .328 with an .894 OPS this summer.
Alex Verdugo was removed from Friday's game against the Yankees for precautionary reasons due to left hamstring tightness.
Verdugo was 1-for-2 with a single before leaving early. The fact it was a precautionary move would lend one to believe it wasn't a serious injury. The Red Sox should provide an update following the conclusion of the game. Consider the outfielder day-to-day for now.
Alex Verdugo went 3-for-5 with one run scored as the Red Sox beat the Marlins by a 5-3 score on Thursday.
Verdugo is hot at the plate right now and has a seven-game hitting streak where he is hitting .400 with a .455 on-base percentage. The 24-year-old outfielder should be owned in all fantasy leagues.