Jankowski was diagnosed Tuesday with a scaphoid fracture of his left wrist, AJ Cassavell of MLB.com reports. The injury will require surgery and keep him out of action for around three months.

The three-month timetable makes a debut at some point in June a best-case scenario. The Padres have excellent depth in the outfield, so Jankowski's injury means less competition for Manuel Margot in center field while simultaneously helping the case of Franchy Cordero. Wrist injuries have been known to sap players' power for months after they return, but Jankowski provides far more value with his speed (24 steals in 2018) than his bat (eight career homers in four seasons).

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