Aaron Choose out of Yankees lineup vs. Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Right before Aaron Choose delivered Wednesday night’s go-ahead run in an added-inning victory, the Yankees’ slugger experienced been delayed for clinical causes.

Supplemental testing linked to Judge’s new stretch on the COVID wounded listing experienced gone into additional time, causing him to get there at Tropicana Discipline just right after 6 p.m.

Even so, the motive for his late lineup scratch was not provided until eventually immediately after the match.

“It’s been frustrating,’’ reported Choose, who pinch-strike for Estevan Florial in the fifth inning and ultimately became a critical aspect of the Yankees’ 3-1, 10-inning gain versus the 2nd place Rays.

“Better late than in no way,’’ stated Judge, just after he made the tie-breaking, 10th-inning single off shortstop Wander Franco’s glove.

It was just Judge’s second look right after lacking 9 online games – which include two collection versus the to start with location Boston Pink Sox – owing to contracting coronavirus.