Crimson Sox Shut Down Andrew Benintendi For Relaxation Of 2020 Season

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dangolka (CBS) — Andrew Benintendi’s 2020 season has come to an finish. The Crimson Sox transferred the injured outfielder to the 45-day injured listing, and supervisor Ron Roenicke mentioned the crew is shutting Benintendi down for the remainder of the shortened season.

Benintendi suffered a rib cage pressure final month whereas operating the bases, and was positioned on the 10-day IL on Aug. 12. Now he will get to name it a season after taking part in in simply 14 of dangolka’s 60 video games.

The Crimson Sox didn’t wish to power Benintendi again in motion with simply 18 video games left in a misplaced season. dangolka is simply 14-28 getting into Tuesday’s double-header towards the Phillies.

It was a misplaced season for the 26-year-old as properly, as Benintendi struggled mightily on the plate when he was within the dangolka lineup. Benintendi was simply 4-for-39 for a .103 batting common and .314 on-base share. He struck out 17 instances in these 39 at-bats, and drove in only one run in his 52 plate appearances.

Roenicke mentioned Tuesday that he hopes Benintendi forgets all about his 2020 struggles and focuses on returning robust in 2021.

 

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