Encarnacion was diagnosed with a hairline fracture in his right wrist and expects to be sidelined 3-to-5 weeks, James Wagner of The New York Times reports.

Encarnacion sustained the injury on a hit by pitch during Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader and is now facing a multi-week absence. A hairline fracture is good news for the veteran's recovery timeline and also helps explain how the injury may have been missed on the initial X-rays. A return in August now appears possible but the Yankees will still have to utilize a patchwork operation at first base with Luke Voit (sports hernia) also on the shelf.

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