The 32-year-old Maybin has a strained left calf. To replace the veteran outfielder on the roster, the AL East leaders recalled left-hander Nestor Cortes Jr. from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes Barre before Sunday’s game against Houston.READ MORE: 16-Year-Old Killed In Double Shooting On Lower East Side, Second Victim In Hospital
The Yankees acquired Maybin in a trade with Cleveland on April 25. He is batting .314 with five homers and 14 RBIs in 42 games.READ MORE: New York Weather: CBS2’s 10/16 Saturday Morning Forecast
Maybin got hurt in the third inning of Friday’s 4-1 win over the Astros. Manager Aaron Boone said he has a Grade 2 strain and will be out for a while.
Cortes is 2-0 with a 4.09 ERA in seven appearances for New York this year.MORE NEWS: At Least 1 Dead In Long Island Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak
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