Yankees place Aroldis Chapman on 15-day injured list, reinstate Kyle Higashioka from COVID-19 list

The New York Yankees made a couple of roster moves before Tuesday’s game against the Baltimore Orioles.

The team placed closer Aroldis Chapman on the 15-day injured list with left Achilles tendinitis. Catcher Kyle HIgashioka was reinstated from the COVID-19 injured list.

The veteran has given up at least one run in five straight appearances dating back to May 11.

Higashioka was one of three players that landed on the COVID-19 injured list over the past couple of days. Despite being activated, Higashioka is not in Tuesday’s lineup but will be available off the bench.

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