Luke Voit heads to IL as Yankees’ health situation gets worse
16th July 2021

Add Luke Voit to the Yankees’ deteriorating health situation.

Voit was placed on the IL on Friday with a bone bruise on his left knee before the start of the series opener against the Red Sox on Friday.

Voit, 30, has spent a majority of the season on the IL with various ailments and has been limited to three home runs and 11 RBIs in 29 games.

With Voit out of the lineup, Chris Gittens was called up from Triple-A to fill in at first base.

Six other members of the Yankees will be unavailable to play against Boston due to COVID-19 protocols.

Among those who cannot play due to COVID-19 are third baseman Gio Urshela and outfielder Aaron Judge.

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