Miller breaks wrist in Yankees’ 2-0 win over Braves
Yankees reliever Andrew Miller broke his non-pitching wrist when struck on the right arm by a line drive in the seventh inning of the New York Yankees' 2-0 win over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday.
The left-hander threw his glove and walked into the Yankees' dugout after pinch-hitter Willians Astudillo's comebacker went off his arm, just above the wrist. X-rays were negative, but a CT scan revealed a chip fracture.
New York said "he will see a hand specialist, who will determine the next course of action."
Miller was the Yankees' closer last year and was slated to fill that role while Aroldis Chapman serves a 30-game suspension under baseball's new domestic abuse policy.
If Miller is sidelined, Dellin Betances would open the season as closer.
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