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Manager Brad Ausmus announced the injury Tuesday. He says Upton has “turf toe” and that no timetable has been determined for his return. Upton was injured in Sunday’s exhibition game against the Los Angeles Dodgers when he bumped into the left field wall while chasing a flyball.Upton had just returned after missing most of spring training because of right knee tendinitis.Ausmus said Peter Bourjos will likely see more playing time until Upton returns http://www.piratesfanproshop.com/authentic-josh-bell-jersey , but he is still waiting to solidify a plan moving forward.Upton, 31, hit 30 home runs with 85 RBIs over 145 games last season, his second with the Angels.The Angels also announced Tuesday that right-hander Jaime Barria will start the season at Triple-A Salt Lake. Barria was 10-9 over 26 starts as a rookie last season, posting a 3.41 ERA.The Angels also got closer to a final bullpen with the announcement that left-hander Dan Jennings had been released. New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera on Tuesday became the first player unanimously elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.MLB MLB馃挴. #HOF2019 et3Vke4s7gAll 425 voters included Rivera on their Hall of Fame ballots. Roy Halladay, Edgar Martinez and Mike Mussina filled out the 2019 class."Amazing Bill Mazeroski Jersey ," Rivera said of his achievement, per MLB.com's Mark Feinsand. "It was a beautiful, long career."Ken Griffey Jr. nearly became the first unanimous Hall of Famer in 2016. He was included on 437 of 440 ballots (99.3 percent), which set a record (in 1992, Tom Seaver was on 98.8 percent of ballots).The Athletic's Marc Carig quipped about why the Panamanian might have been such a favorite among the voting bloc in the Baseball Writers' Association of America:Marc Carig MarcCarigIn retrospect, of course Mariano Rivera got every baseball writers鈥?vote. No player in the history of the game has ever helped make more deadlines.Rivera is universally regarded as the greatest closer of all time. He retired as MLB's all-time saves leader (652) and made 13 All-Star appearances in 19 seasons. The right-hander finished with a 2.21 ERA and 2.76 FIP and owns by far the best adjusted ERA ever (205) Dave Parker Jersey , per Baseball Reference.Rivera also helped the Yankees win five World Series titles, and he was invaluable as New York turned to him to finish postseason games. In 141 playoff innings, he recorded 110 strikeouts and allowed a paltry 86 hits, 21 walks and 11 earned runs. His 42 postseason saves more than double the next closest player's total (Brad Lidge, 18).Rivera was the World Series MVP in 1999 and American League Championship Series MVP in 2003.To honor him, MLB added his name to the American League Reliever of the Year Award when it unveiled the honor in 2014.That Hall of Fame voters all agreed to send Rivera to Cooperstown Josh Harrison Jersey , New York, on his first try illustrates the impact he made on the mound.
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