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New York Yankees place star Giancarlo Stanton (quad) on 10-day IL

May 12, 2021; St. Petersburg, Florida, USA; New York Yankees designated hitter Giancarlo Stanton (27) strikes out during the first inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

New York Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton was placed on the 10-day injured list with a left quad strain, the team announced Monday.

The move is made retroactive to May 14.

Stanton, 31, is batting .282 with nine homers and 24 RBIs in 33 games this season.

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The former National League Most Valuable Player is batting .268 with 321 homers and 820 RBIs in 1,218 career games with the Florida/Miami Marlins and Yankees.

Also on Monday, the Yankees recalled right-hander Albert Abreu from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in a corresponding move.

Abreu, 25, has struck out four batters in 2 2/3 innings this season with the RailRiders. He owns an 0-1 record with a 10.80 ERA in four career games with the Yankees.

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–Field Level Media