30 September (WNN) — Miami Marlins rookies Edward Cabrera and Jesus Sanchez were ruled out of a game on Thursday night due to injuries against division rivals New York Mets.
The 23-year-old right-handed Cabrera was ruled out of the game early in the fourth inning because of a blister on the middle finger of his pitching hand. He allowed two runs and two hits in three innings with six strikes and two walks.
Sean Gunther replaced Cabrera in fourth place to draw 2-2.
Sanchez, according to the team, left in the middle of the third inning due to a tightness in his right hamstring. The 23-year-old outfielder hit a fly ball to deep left with two outs and jogged to first base, grabbing his bat and seeing the ball, which the Mets left to fielder Jeff McNeil.
Brian de la Cruz replaced Sanchez in right field and the Marlins in the bottom of the third. later announced the shift That hamstring ailment forced Sanchez to pull out.
“It was definitely a precaution,” Marlins manager Don Mattingly said of Sanchez’s removal from the game. “… it didn’t feel right to push him into that game.”
Cabrera, who made his MLB debut on August 25, has a 0-3 record and a 5.81 ERA in seven starts.
Sanchez made his Major League debut in August 2020. He has a batting average of .251 this season, with 14 home runs and 36 RBIs from 227 batsmen.