Fowler was going to lead off in the second inning for NY, which would have been his first at-bat in the majors. "Maybe you put up Plexiglass, so they can't flip over and people can look through it". Fowler hopped away from the fence and his leg gave out.
"He had a great day and it's hard to send him down" Girardi said.
The Yankees manager was quick to say he did not blame the White Sox, however, he insisted it needs to be looked at.
Rated the Yankees' best defensive outfielder entering 2017 by Baseball America magazine, Girardi planned to use Fowler, 22, at all three outfield spots.
Fowler, who didn't even get a chance to hit, suffered an open rupture of the patellar tendon in his right knee on the play and needed surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Ubisoft Releases Beyond Good & Evil 2 Tech Demo Footage
With a functional prototype, we expect the game's development to gather speed at long last. Beyond Good and Evil 2 is the spiritual successor to 2003 classic Beyond Good and Evil.
Positioned down in the batting order, he watched from the dugout as the Yankees stole a run on an error in the top of the first inning.
"It is a very hard moment, not just for him but for everybody", Sox outfielder Melky Cabrera said via an interpreter. You can tell how disappointed Dustin Fowler is, and how bad he wanted to just walk that off.
The start of the game had been delayed 2 hours 50 minutes by rain, giving Fowler a brief breather from a harried call-up. Andujar was optioned Thursday to Scranton so he can play third base regularly, according to Girardi. And Fowler's departure means that on Friday, the Yankees will put their fifth player on the disabled list in five days. It happened in his first major-league game.
After Carlos Correa's two-homer game in a 6-1 afternoon home win against the Athletics, Houston is now 28 games over.500 for the first time since late in the 2001 season. "That's not a good feeling to see somebody go down on anybody's club".
The Yankees have lost 12 of their last 16 games and fallen a game behind first place Boston in the AL East.