The resurgent Carpenter fractured his left foot on a foul tip. No timetable has been given for his return.
If Matt Carpenter’s season is over after he fractured his foot on Monday in Seattle, he at least joined some elite company. His shocking resurgence at age 36 has put his name alongside some of the best hitters in franchise history.
In 47 games and 154 plate appearances this season, Carpenter, an outfielder and designated hitter, has hit .305 with 15 home runs and 37 runs batted in. He has a 1.138 on-base plus slugging percentage, which leads all Yankees hitters, including Aaron Judge, and puts Carpenter into some truly special territory.
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