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Yankees' Matt Carpenter out with broken left leg

Unknown how long he will be absent

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Matt Carpenter #24 of the New York Yankees points with his bat to where the foul tip ball hit him during the first inning against the Seattle Mariners at T-Mobile Park on August 8, 2022 in Seattle.
Matt Carpenter New York The Yankees bat points to where a foul chip ball hit him in the first inning during a game against the Seattle Mariners at T-Mobile Park on August 8, 2022 in Seattle. Photo by Alika Jenner /Getty Images

New York Yankees third baseman Matt Carpenter will play Monday night's game. exited with The Seattle Mariners broke his left leg in a foul in the top of the first inning.

Carpenter, who was New York's designated hitter, was eventually replaced by pinch-hitter Tim Locastro in his third inning.

A timetable has not yet been established for when he will be absent. After spending 11 his seasons with the Cardinals in St. Louis, the 36-year-old Carpenter has seen a career comeback with the Yankees. 307 with 15 homers and 37 RBIs in his 46 games going into Monday's contest with Seattle.

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