Hicks was the No. 2 hitter in the Yankees' batting order, Holliday their No. 4 and Castro No. 5 and the team leader in hits (92).
On Wednesday evening, center fielder Dustin Fowler was pulled from Class AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre's game at Syracuse, prompting speculation that he might be the latest rookie on his way to join the Yankees for Thursday's series finale at Guaranteed Rate Field. Though Carter led the National League in homers past year, he was non-tendered by the Brewers and found just a $3.5MM guarantee from the Yankees. The plan was for him to begin playing Thursday, but "we're not sure where we are with that, " Girardi said.
"I think he's probably lost a little weight, he just kind of looks piquant", Girardi said. "I think our biggest concern is with the fatigue factor and him not eating a lot".
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On Wednesday night, Girardi batted Aaron Judge second, Didi Gregorius fourth and Chase Headley fifth. Even if he did start to feel better, it would take three or four days to start to get his strength back, " Girardi said. The move was made retroactive to Sunday.
The opposite held true for the much younger Carter, who signed a one-year deal to spend his age-30 season with the Yankees this past offseason. "He just kind of looks peaked".