New York Yankees 3B Josh Donaldson is back in the lineup after an IL stint

The New York Yankees Have activated Josh Donaldson The third baseman and the 10-day injured list will be available for Friday's home series opening against the Detroit Tigers.

Donaldson has only played one game since the on-field altercation. Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson On May 21, Donaldson later admitted calling Anderson “Jackie” — a reference Jackie Robinson, who broke MLB’s color barrier back in 1947 — in the first innings of the game. Anderson then later apologized for his comments to Anderson's family.

Donaldson played May 22. He was then placed on the COVID-19 injures list May 23, before being admitted to the regular IL May 23 with right shoulder inflammation.

Donaldson is asking for a one-game suspension from Major League Baseball because of his remarks to Anderson.

Donaldson, 36 years old, is currently hitting.238 with five runs and 15 RBIs. On Friday, he will be batting cleanup against Tigers.

Yankees also announced the addition of a reliever Chad Green Wednesday saw Tommy John surgery. He had Tommy John surgery in Arlington, Texas. This will conclude his 2022 season.

Green, 31 years old, is eligible to be freed after the season. Green, who is now 33-22 and has a 3.17 ERA over seven major league seasons, has a salary of $4 million this year. He was 10-7 last year with a 3.12 ERA and 99 strikeouts in 67 innings.

This report was compiled by the Associated Press.

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