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New York Yankees put Miguel Andujar (wrist), Jonathan Loaisiga (COVID) on IL

Jun 30, 2021; Bronx, New York, USA; New York Yankees left fielder Miguel Andujar (41) breaks his bat as he hits into an RBI fielder’s choice during the first inning against the Los Angeles Angels at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

The New York Yankees on Saturday placed infielder/outfielder Miguel Andujar (left wrist strain) on the 10-day injured list, retroactive to July 7, and placed right-handed pitcher Jonathan Loaisiga on the COVID-19 injured list.

To fill the roster spots, the team recalled right-handed pitchers Albert Abreu and Brooks Kriske from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Andujar, 26, is hitting .253 with six home runs and 12 RBIs in 45 games this season. He has spent his entire five-year career with the Yankees, producing 34 homers, 114 RBIs and a .278 average over 232 games.

The lion’s share of his production came in 2018, when he hit 27 homers, drove in 92 runs and hit .297 in 149 games.

Loaisiga, 26, is having a breakout season for New York, carrying 7-3 record along with two saves and a 2.11 ERA in 36 games (47 innings pitched), striking out 46 and walking only 10.

Abreu has allowed three runs over 12 2/3 innings this season for the Yankees, while Kriske has allowed seven runs in five innings.

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–Field Level Media