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The New York Yankeesmay not have one of the major acquisitions during the season for quite some time.
Matt Carpenter facedSeattle Marinersin a match on Monday and broke his left leg with a 9-4 victory for the team. He smeared Logan Gilbert's pitch from his feet.
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New York Yankees Matt Carpenter during the first inning of a baseball game on Monday , Hit a foul ball against the Seattle Mariners. , August 8, 2022, Seattle. He left the game after his turn at bat. (AP Photo / John Froschauer)
The carpenter was seen in the locker room of boots and crutches.
"I don't know, so I don't want to say the number [how long I can go out]," Carpenter said via MLB.com. "But I hope we'll be back in mid-September and ready to contribute to the stretch run.
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New York Yankees Manager Aaron Boone (second from right) and trainer (right) after fouling the ball from the ankle against the Seattle Mariners in the first inning of a baseball game on Monday, August 8, 2022. Talk to Matt Carpenter, in Seattle.(AP Photo / John Froschauer)
"That's what I mean, that's my way of thinking ... I Will be back. I will not let my heart go elsewhere I do not want. Carpenter joined the Yankees on May 26 after being released from the Texas Rangers.
He soon continued his fierce winning streak in a limited role and began his term at the Bronx. Entering the game on Monday, he hit .305 with 1.138 OPS in 47 games. Had 15 home runs and 47 RBIs.
New York Yankees Matt Carpenter tilts his hat as he walks to the bat during the first inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday, August 5, 2022. (AP Photo / Jeff Roberson)
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"He's a very important factor in that," said Yankees manager Aaron Boone, "and everyone loves him. It's a blow, but hopefully you can get him back someday.
Ryan Gaydos is a sports editor for Fox News and Fox Business. You can send story tips to Ryan. Gaydos. @ fox.com.