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As if one broken bone for a Yankees' outfielder was not enough, another outfielder has gone down to a fracture. Adonis Garcia of the New York Yankees suffered a fractured left wrist and will undergo surgery on Thursday. In his first at-bat of spring training, Curtis Granderson suffered a broken arm.
According to Adam McCullough of the Star-Ledger, the injury was suffered during batting practice on Sunday, but news of the severity did not get out until yesterday afternoon. Garcia is expected to miss a significant chunk of time because of the injury.
Garcia was not in the club's immediate plans for the Major League roster, but the injury will be a setback in his development. New York would love to see what he can do on a consistent basis as he progresses through the minor league system. The Cuban defector has one year in the team's system so far.
Last season, Garcia played for both the High-A Tampa Yankees and the Double-A Trenton Thunder. Combined, he hit .263/.311/.424.
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