NEW YORK -- The Yankees are expecting Gary Sánchez back during their upcoming road trip, manager Aaron Boone said Saturday. Sánchez has been on the injured list since April 12 with a left calf strain. Prior to the injury, he was hitting .268 with six home runs and 11 RBIs.
With no Minor League games for him to play in Sunday, Sánchez will play in a rehab game on Monday -- which affiliate he plays for has yet to be determined, Boone said. If that goes well, Sánchez will meet the team in Anaheim on Tuesday, with the plan being to activate him for Wednesday.
"You start to look forward to getting the cavalry back a little bit, and getting guys slowly but surely healthy, and [we] feel like we're close with Gary," Boone said of the Yankees' early-season injuries and players who could be on the path to returning.
Boone said Giancarlo Stanton, Aaron Hicks, Troy Tulowitzki and Miguel Andujar are progressing as well.
"But in the meantime, we're in the fight right now and we've got to take care of business," Boone said.