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Yankees’ Tanaka headed to infirm list

NEW YORK — The New York Yankees have put right-hander Masahiro Tanaka on a 10-day infirm list since of shoulder inflammation.

The Yankees done a pierce Saturday before hosting a AL East-leading Boston Red Sox. Righty Giovanny Gallegos was removed from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

“I don’t consider this will be too long,” manager Joe Girardi said.

A day earlier, a playoff-contending Yankees put starter CC Sabathia on a DL since of inflammation in his right knee.

Tanaka released a career-high 5 walks in four-plus innings during Toronto on Wednesday. After a game, Tanaka told a group he was ailing.

“We motionless he needs a break,” Girardi said.

Girardi pronounced there is zero structurally wrong with Tanaka. Rather, Tanaka was feeling some-more fatigued.

Tanaka won’t chuck for 5 days while doing strengthening exercises.

“I consider a devise right now is to rest it for a small bit,” Tanaka pronounced by a translator. “I’m not looking to be divided for a prolonged time.”

The former Japanese ace is 8-10 with a career-high 4.92 ERA in 23 starts during an up-and-down season. The 28-year-old was scheduled to start Monday night when a New York Mets play during Yankee Stadium.

Girardi pronounced Bryan Mitchell and Luis Cessa are possibilities to representation in Tanaka’s place. Jordan Montgomery, who is 7-6 with a 4.05 ERA in 21 starts for a Yankees this year, was recently removed from Triple-A and set to representation Sunday night opposite Red Sox ace Chris Sale.

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