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Yankees' Isiah Kiner-Falefa: Swipes bag in return
Kiner-Falefa went 1-for-3 with a stolen base in Tuesday's 2-1 win against Oakland.
Kiner-Falefa sat out the series opener Monday due to a bruised right finger, but he was able to rejoin the lineup Tuesday. The shortstop recorded one of five Yankees hits in the contest, singling in the fifth inning and subsequently stealing second base. The theft was his 11th of the campaign, providing nearly all of his fantasy value given his modest .267/.320/.316 slash line and lack of any homers. He's added 18 RBI and 36 runs over 248 plate appearances.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Isiah Kiner-Falefa: Rejoins lineup
Kiner-Falefa (finger) will start at shortstop and bat seventh in Tuesday's game against the Athletics, Lindsey Adler of The Athletic reports.
Though Gleyber Torres (wrist) will remain sidelined for a second straight contest, the Yankees will get some reinforcement in the infield with the return of Kiner-Falefa. The 27-year-old shortstop recently missed time with a hamstring injury before bruising his right finger in Sunday's win over the Astros, prompting the Yankees to hold him out of Monday's series opener with Oakland. The day off appears to have provided sufficient recovery time for Kiner-Falefa, who has provided most of his fantasy value this season through his .266 average and 10 stolen bases.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Isiah Kiner-Falefa: Not starting Monday
Kiner-Falefa (finger) isn't starting Monday against the Athletics.
Kiner-Falefa sustained a right index finger injury on a bunt attempt Sunday, and manager Aaron Boone said after the game that there's some concern regarding the injury. However, the shortstop underwent X-rays that came back negative and expects to be available off the bench Monday, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports. The 27-year-old will be out of the lineup for at least one game while Marwin Gonzalez starts at shortstop and bats eighth.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Isiah Kiner-Falefa: Managing finger injury
Kiner-Falefa sustained a finger injury during Sunday's win over the Astros, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.
Kiner-Falefa went 1-for-3 with a run during Sunday's victory, but manager Aaron Boone revealed after the game that the shortstop sustained a finger injury on a bunt attempt. Although the 27-year-old remained in the game, Boone said that there is some concern about Kiner-Falefa's injury. If he's forced to miss time, Marwin Gonzalez will likely see additional looks at shortstop.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Isiah Kiner-Falefa: Not starting Saturday
Kiner-Falefa is out of the lineup for Saturday's game against the Astros.
Kiner-Falefa missed three games with a hamstring injury to start the week but was back in the lineup the past three days. He went 1-for-10 with a walk, a run and was caught stealing once in that span. Marwin Gonzalez will start at shortstop Saturday for New York.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Isiah Kiner-Falefa: Starting Wednesday
Kiner-Falefa (hamstring) is starting Wednesday's game against the Rays.
Kiner-Falefa sat out three consecutive games due to hamstring soreness but will start at shortstop and bat seventh Wednesday. He's hit .370 with three doubles, six RBI, four runs and a stolen base over his last seven games.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Isiah Kiner-Falefa: Remains sidelined
Kiner-Falefa (hamstring) remains on the bench Tuesday against Tampa Bay.
Kiner-Falefa sits for the third straight game as he battles a sore hamstring. Whether or not he'll be available off the bench is unclear. Gleyber Torres will start at shortstop for the first time this season, with DJ LeMahieu starting at second base.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Isiah Kiner-Falefa: Sits with hamstring injury
Kiner-Falefa (hamstring) is out of the lineup for Monday's game against the Rays.
Kiner-Falefa's absence from the lineup doesn't come as a major surprise after he was withheld from the lineup for Sunday's loss to the Blue Jays due to a sore hamstring. Until the injury presents no issues for Kiner-Falefa while he runs the bases and moves around laterally in the field, he'll likely remain on the bench. Marwin Gonzalez draws the start at shortstop in the series opener in Tampa Bay.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Isiah Kiner-Falefa: Nursing sore hamstring
Kiner-Falefa was held out of the lineup for Sunday's loss to the Blue Jays due to hamstring soreness, Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News reports. He was unavailable to pinch run in the ninth.
The 27-year-old was held of the lineup for Sunday's contest due to the injury, and it's unclear if he's expected to be available for Monday's series opener in Tampa Bay. Kiner-Falefa was enjoying a strong stretch at the plate prior to the injury, having gone 10-for-27 with three doubles, six RBI, four runs and one stolen base over his past seven games.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Isiah Kiner-Falefa: Two-hit game
Kiner-Falefa went 2-for-4 with one double, one RBI and one run scored in Saturday's 4-0 shutout win over the Blue Jays.
Kiner-Falefa was offensively involved in both of the innings that led to the Yankees victory. His infield single in the fourth off Alek Manoah loaded the bases, which were cleared in the very next at-bat by Aaron Hicks to give the Yankees a 3-0 lead. Kiner-Falefa would later knock Manoah out of the game with an RBI double in the sixth. Kiner-Falefa is hitting at a similar clip to last season with the Rangers, but he is witnessing an uptick in his counting stats due being part of the Yankees' league-leading offense. Kiner-Falefa is on pace for 85 runs this season -- good value for fantasy managers who drafted him in the later rounds.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Isiah Kiner-Falefa: Not starting Sunday
Kiner-Falefa is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Blue Jays.
Kiner-Falefa started the last seven games and will take a seat after hitting .370/.393/.481 with six RBI and a stolen base during that span. Marwin Gonzalez will make a spot start at shortstop Sunday.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Isiah Kiner-Falefa: Steals bag No. 10
Kiner-Falefa went 1-for-5 with a run scored and a stolen base in Friday's 12-3 win over the Blue Jays.
The Yankees slugged four homers on the night, but Kiner-Falefa still found a way to contribute with his legs. He's swinging a hot bat right now, going 8-for-23 (.348) over the last six games, but while Friday's steal was his 10th of the year, the 27-year-old is still looking for his first home run.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Isiah Kiner-Falefa: Tallies three RBI on Sunday
Kiner-Falefa went 2-for-5 with a double, a run and three RBI in Sunday's 18-4 shellacking of the Cubs.
Kiner-Falefa helped get the Yankees off to a hot start with a two-run double in the first inning. He knocked in another run with a single in the seventh frame that made the score 17-4 at the time. The shortstop has five multi-hit games in June and is slashing .306/.359/.389 with three doubles, six runs, four RBI and four stolen bases through 10 contests this month.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Isiah Kiner-Falefa: On bench Friday
Kiner-Falefa will sit Friday versus the Cubs.
Kiner-Falefa will get a day off Friday after he started seven games in a row, going 7-for-25 with two doubles and five runs in those contests. Marwin Gonzalez will start at shortstop and bat ninth in the series opener Friday.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Isiah Kiner-Falefa: Racking up thefts
Kiner-Falefa went 2-for-3 with a walk, a run and a stolen base Sunday in 5-4 extra-inning victory versus the Tigers.
Kiner-Falefa was the only Yankee with multiple hits in the low-scoring affair, and he swiped second base in the fifth inning. The shortstop leads New York and is tied for 14th in MLB with eight thefts on the season. He hasn't hit any homers thus far, but the steals and a .274/.324/.321 slash line give him some low-end fantasy value in mixed leagues.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Isiah Kiner-Falefa: Three reaches and two steals in win
Kiner-Falefa went 2-for-3 with one run scored and two steals in Thursday's win over the Angels.
After getting the first half of the doubleheader off, Kiner-Falefa returned to the lineup with a strong performance during the nightcap. The shortstop reached threes times (two singles and a walk) and stole second twice. Kiner-Falefa's second steal of the game in the eighth inning set up a game-winning RBI single by Anthony Rizzo.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Isiah Kiner-Falefa: Sitting out front end of twin bill
Kiner-Falefa is out of the lineup for the first game of Thursday's doubleheader with the Angels.
Marwin Gonzalez will receive the starting nod at shortstop while Kiner-Falefa sits for the first time since May 12. Kiner-Falefa will presumably make his return to the lineup for the second game of the twin bill.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Isiah Kiner-Falefa: Busy day in loss
Kiner-Falefa went 2-for-3 with a walk, a run, a stolen base and two RBI during Thursday's 9-6 loss to the Orioles.
Kiner-Falefa gave the Yankees a 5-3 lead in the sixth with a two-run single and tied the contest in the ninth after coming around to score following a leadoff walk and a subsequent swipe of second base. It was the shortstop's 10th multi-hit game of the season, and he's now hitting .272 with 10 RBI and five stolen bases.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Isiah Kiner-Falefa: Nabs another theft
Kiner-Falefa went 2-for-4 with a stolen base in Saturday's loss to the White Sox.
Batting out of the No. 8 slot in the order, Kiner-Falefa was one of two Yankees to collect multiple hits in the contest. He also nabbed one of the team's three stolen bases, swiping second base in the ninth inning. He's collected a steal in each of his past two games and is up to four thefts on the season.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 5-10, 176 lbs|
|Birthplace: Honolulu, HI|
|Bats/Throws: R, R|