As have Brock Holt, Robbie Ross Jr., and Mookie Betts. As he was jogging around first base and about to head back to the dugout, his toe got caught in the dirt and he fell to the ground clutching his knee.
Red Sox center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr., who sprained a ligament in his right knee on Saturday, was in Boston on Monday to be further examined.
At first glance, anyone would think that this is a serious injury that could hurt the Sox going forward. JBJ has made a ton of great defensive plays as well and has always been regarded as one of the best defensive outfielders in baseball.
During what became a breakout season a year ago, Bradley batted.267 with 26 home runs and 87 RBI alongside a.349 on-base percentage. The Sox have more depth in the outfield compared to the other positions on the roster.
Bradley said he still feels as though he can move around pretty well.
Bradley Jr.is just the latest Boston player to go down. Brock Holt will also see time in left depending on the pitching matchups.
Jackie Bradley Jr. will go on the DL.
The injury isn't expected the sideline Bradley for long, so the hope is that he'll be ready to return as soon as he's eligible.
Bradley has started the season batting.286 with four hits in 14 at-bats.