Yankees’ Matt Carpenter suffers left foot fracture vs Mariners

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The New York Yankees will likely be without one of their key midseason acquisitions for a while.

Matt Carpenter left Monday’s game against the Seattle Mariners with a broken left foot during the team’s 9-4 victory. He fouled a pitch from Logan Gilbert off his foot.

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New York Yankees' Matt Carpenter hits a foul ball off his foot against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 8, 2022, in Seattle.  He left the game after his hit.

New York Yankees’ Matt Carpenter hits a foul ball off his foot against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 8, 2022, in Seattle. He left the game after his hit.
(AP Photo/John Froschauer)

Carpenter was seen in the dressing room in a boot and on crutches.

“I don’t want to say a number [of how long I could be out]because I just don’t know,” Carpenter said, via MLB.com.

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New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone, second from right, and a trainer, right, talk to Matt Carpenter after he hit a ball off his ankle against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 8 2022, in Seattle.

New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone, second from right, and a trainer, right, talk to Matt Carpenter after he hit a ball off his ankle against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 8 2022, in Seattle.
(AP Photo/John Froschauer)

“So we’ll see. I mean, that’s my mindset … that I’m coming back. I’m not going to let my mind go anywhere else that I don’t want to. I’m not even going to accept the fact that this is going to be it for me. “

Carpenter joined the Yankees on May 26 after being released by the Texas Rangers.

He immediately went on a torrid streak in a limited role to start his tenure in the Bronx. Entering Monday’s game, he was hitting .305 with a 1.138 OPS in 47 games. He had 15 home runs and 47 RBI.

New York Yankees' Matt Carpenter tips his cap as he steps up to bat during the first inning of a baseball game against the St.  Louis Cardinals on Friday, August 5, 2022 at St.  Louis.

New York Yankees’ Matt Carpenter tips his cap as he steps up to bat during the first inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday, August 5, 2022 at St. Louis.
(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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“He’s just become such an important factor in that space,” Yankees manager Aaron Boone said. “And everybody loves him. So it’s a blow, but hopefully we’ll get him back at some point.”

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