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Yankees reinstate Giancarlo Stanton from IL

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May 19, 2022; Baltimore, Maryland, USA; New York Yankees designated hitter Giancarlo Stanton (27) drives in two runs in the first inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Mandatory Credit: Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports

The New York Yankees reinstated designated hitter/outfielder Giancarlo Stanton from the 10-day injured list on Saturday.

Stanton, 32, had been on the injured list since May 25. The Yankees originally said Stanton was out with a calf strain but later changed it to ankle inflammation.

Stanton is batting .285 with 11 homers and 35 RBIs in 40 games this season.

The Yankees, who have a six-game lead over the Tampa Bay Rays in the American League East, posted a 7-2 record in his absence.

–Field Level Media