Yankees starter Luis Severino leaves start vs. Reds with apparent injury – The Denver Post


Luis Severino left Wednesday night’s game with an apparent injury. The Yankees right-hander got hit hard in the second inning by the Reds.

The team did not announce the injury.

The bottom three hitters in Cincinnati’s lineup homered off Severino before Yankees manager Aaron Boone came to the mound with a trainer. He walked off the mound with lefty JP Sears warming up in a hurry. But Severino apparently talked his way into finishing the inning. He coaxed a ground out from leadoff hitter Jonathan India, got Brandon Drury to strike out and then a ground out from Tommy Pham.

Severino came out to throw warmup pitches in the top of the third but walked off the field.

He threw 43 pitches, 37 for strikes. Severino gave up four runs on four hits. He walked two and struck out one.

Severino came into the game 5-3 with a 3.11 ERA and had scouts around the game marveling about how he had not missed any time this season. The 28-year-old, however, has missed most of the last three seasons with injuries. A lat injury cost him most of 2019 and he had Tommy John surgery in March 2020. He had several setbacks during his rehab last season and only returned in September.

Severino had only pitched 27.2 innings from 2019-2021, but had looked fine until Wednesday night. He’s thrown 86 innings this season, including the two disastrous innings against the Reds.



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