DETROIT — Clint Frazier was set to be again in left area earlier than Wednesday’s rainout regardless of a pair of dangerous throws — and selections — in Tuesday’s loss when he twice missed the cutoff man. The performs got here again to hang-out the Yankees in a one-run loss.
“He flashed what he’s able to when he goes and runs down a ball within the hole and retains a man to a single, however a pair occasions he overthrew cutoff man that price us a pair bases,’’ Aaron Boone mentioned. “These are the belongings you proceed to educate up.”
Boone hasn’t given up hope that Frazier might be able to enhance defensively, noting the sturdy throw he made final week to get a runner at residence.
“He’s able to being excellent on the market,” Boone mentioned. “He has the velocity and arm power. A part of that’s staying inside your self and ensuring cutoff males are hit. These are instructing moments.”
Tommy Kahnle, who was unavailable on Tuesday with proper wrist tendinitis, was obtainable earlier than the rains got here Wednesday, in response to Boone.
With Gleyber Torres’ 36th homer on Tuesday, he’s now tied for probably the most residence runs by a center infielder, age 22 or youthful, in MLB historical past. Alex Rodriguez had 42 in 1998 — when he was additionally 22 — and in addition had 36 at 20 years of age.