Chapman in, Bichette out as Blue Jays host Yankees in pivotal AL East series

Toronto Blue Jays' Matt Chapman hits a two-run double during the second inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals Tuesday, June 7, 2022, in Kansas City, Mo. (Charlie Riedel/AP)

Third baseman Matt Chapman will return to the Toronto Blue Jays lineup as shortstop Bo Bichette will miss at least one game.

Chapman, who sat out Toronto’s 10-2 loss to the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday, missed four games over the week with left wrist inflammation.

The Gold Glover played Tuesday and Wednesday, going three for eight with two home runs.

Bichette was left out of the starting lineup against the New York Yankees on Friday after suffering a foot contusion in Thursday’s game.

Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo was unsure if Bichette would be available as a pinch-hitter. 

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