September 28, 2022

New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone, second from right, and a trainer, right, talk with Matt Carpenter after he fouled a ball off his ankle against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 8, 2022, in Seattle.

Matt Carpenter of the Yankees suffers a broken left foot against Mariners

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The New York Yankees He’ll likely be without one of his major mid-season acquisitions for quite some time.

Matt Carpenter left Monday’s match against Seattle Mariners With a broken left foot during the team’s 9-4 victory. Logan Gilbert made a foul of his foot.

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Matt Carpenter of the New York Yankees hits a foul ball of the foot against the Seattle Mariners during the first half of a baseball game, Monday, August 8, 2022, in Seattle. He left the game after he was at bat.
(AP Photo/John Froschauer)

Carpenter was seen in the locker room in his trunk and on crutches.

“I don’t want to say a number [of how long I could be out]Because I don’t know,” said Carpenter, via MLB.com. “But I hope the situation is where I can come back in mid-September and I can contribute in the long run.

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New York Yankees coach Aaron Boone, second from right, and coach, right, talk with Matt Carpenter after he kicked an ankle against the Seattle Mariners during the first half of a baseball game, Monday, August 8, 2022, in Seattle.

New York Yankees coach Aaron Boone, second from right, and coach, right, talk with Matt Carpenter after he kicked an ankle against the Seattle Mariners during the first half of a baseball game, Monday, August 8, 2022, in Seattle.
(AP Photo/John Froschauer)

“So we’ll see. I mean, that’s my mentality…that I’m going back. I won’t let my mind go anywhere else I don’t want it. I won’t even accept the fact that this will be mine.”

Carpenter joined the Yankees On May 26 after he was released by the Texas Rangers.

He immediately went straight into a limited role to begin his tenure at the Bronx. As Monday’s game started, he was hitting 0.305 with a 1.138 OPS in 47 games. He had 15 home runs and 47 RBI.

Matt Carpenter of the New York Yankees raises his hat as he advances to the bat during the first half of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Friday, Aug. 5, 2022 in St. Louis.

Matt Carpenter of the New York Yankees raises his hat as he advances to the bat during the first half of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Friday, Aug. 5, 2022 in St. Louis.
(Associated Press/Jeff Roberson)

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“He just became an important factor in that room,” Yankees manager Aaron Boone said. “And everyone loves it. So it’s a hit, but hopefully we’ll get it back at some point.”