After Giancarlo Stanton missed Game 2 of the ALCS in Houston due to a quad injury, the Yankees are still in wait-and-see mode on him, manager Aaron Boone said on Monday.
Boone noted that there probably won't be a decision on Stanton's availability for Game 3 until Tuesday.
Stanton hit in the batting cage before Game 2 and that "went pretty well," Boone said, adding that he wasn't sure what kind of activities Stanton would participate in on Monday.
Stanton injured his quad during Game 1 of the ALCS on Saturday and was available as a pinch-hitter or to
"Yeah, kinda injured his quad last night," Boone said Sunday when discussing Stanton's injury. "Hoping that it's something that with today and the off day he'll be back and play for Game 3. We'll see how these next 48 hours unfold. He would be available tonight to hit or go in an emergency situation... Didn't feel like he was good to start."
Boone said Stanton hurt his quad "on his first hit, getting down the line" in Game 1.
Stanton went 2-for-4 in that game, including a solo homer off of Zack Greinke.