Suzuki is not in the lineup for Thursday's matchup against the Orioles, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports. Suzuki will get a day off after two straight games behind the plate. He recently received eight stitches for a lacerated chin after Saturday's contest, so the 32-year-old will get some added rest. Juan Centeno is manning the catching duties for Thursday's game.
Suzuki (face) is back in the lineup Tuesday, batting eighth and starting at catcher. Just days after receiving eight stitches for a lacerated chin, Suzuki will draw back in behind the plate for Tuesday's interleague matchup with the Braves. His return will bump Juan Centeno back to the bench. Suzuki has slashed .319/.347/.468 with eight RBI in 47 July at-bats.
Suzuki is not in Sunday's lineup, but is available in an emergency after leaving Saturday's game with a cut that required stitches on his chin, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. A foul tip caught Suzuki, and apparently it didn't get all facemask as Suzuki suffered a laceration that will require stitches to close. Juan Centeno is catching Sunday and batting eighth in the lineup.
Suzuki was sent to get stitches on his chin after leaving Saturday's game, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports. A foul tip caught Suzuki, and apparently it didn't get all facemask as Suzuki suffered a laceration that will require stitches to close. Fortunately, Suzuki did not show symptoms of a concussion immediately following his exit, but the Twins may evaluate him again Sunday to be 100 percent sure he's fine.
Suzuki left Saturday's game after taking a foul tip to the facemask, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports. Suzuki appeared dazed and he may have suffered a cut to his chin, as trainers were holding a towel to his jaw area as he left the field. Juan Centeno took over for Suzuki behind the plate.