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Yankees place Gary Sanchez on 10-day disabled list with right biceps strain

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Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez left Saturday’s game with a right biceps injury and has been placed on the 10-day disabled list, according to the Yankees, with no timetable to return.

The 24-year-old backstop went 0-for-2 during the Yankees’ 5-4 loss and was caught off guard with a 97 mph foul ball in the fifth inning. He exited the field immediately after the incident and was later diagnosed as a right biceps strain, which will keep him sidelined for the foreseeable future . New York manager Joe Girardi told reporters that he intends to be cautious with Sanchez’s recovery since the injury affects his throwing arm.

According to MLB.com’s Bryan Hoch, Sanchez will be replaced by 26-year-old Kyle Higashioka on the Yankees’ roster. Fellow backup catcher Austin Romine could also see some time behind the plate in Sanchez’s absence. The catcher is scheduled to undergo further tests when the team returns to New York City on Monday.

Aaron Judge’s record strikeout streak ends at 37 games

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For the first time in a month and a half, Aaron Judge went an entire game without striking out, ending his record streak at 37 games. Judge had an RBI single and three walks in Tuesday night’s 13-4 victory over the Tigers.

Judge went 1-for-4 with a solo home run and zero strikeouts in a 9-4 loss to the Brewers on July 7. Between July 8 and August 20, Judge would strike out in all 37 games, breaking the record previously held by Adam Dunn, who struck out in the first 32 games of the 2012 season. If one counted streaks extending into multiple seasons, Dunn held the record at 36 games as he struck out in his final four games in 2011 as well.

After Tuesday’s performance, Judge is now hitting .284/.417/.594 with 37 home runs, 81 RBI, and 93 runs scored in 525 plate appearances on the season. He’s had a particularly rough second half, as he entered Tuesday with a .684 OPS since the All-Star break, a far cry from his 1.139 OPS before the break.

Video: Adrian Gonzalez doubles for his 2,000th career hit

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Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez was able to get a ground ball past Pirates first baseman Josh Bell for a double leading off the top of the sixth inning of Tuesday night’s game. He would come around to score later in the inning on a Corey Seager single, breaking a 1-1 tie.

The double gave Gonzalez 2,000 hits for his career. He is the 282nd player in baseball history and the 11th active player to reach 2,000 career hits. Gonzalez also has 300 home runs, making him one of 94 players with at least 300 dingers and 2,000 hits.

Gonzalez, who was recently activated from the disabled list, entered Tuesday’s action hitting .247/.295/.330 with one home run and 25 RBI in 201 plate appearances on the season.