Andrew Benintendi Departs Early From Royals Game With Concerning Injury
In his first year with the Kansas City Royals, outfielder Andrew Benintendi has performed at a high level all year long. Unfortunately, the young outfielder went down with a concerning leg injury on Tuesday night.
Benintendi was removed from Tuesday night's win over the Cleveland Indians after fouling a ball off his right knee. He was replaced by Hanser Alberto in the 8th inning and Royals fans are hopeful that this injury turns out to be a minor situation.
Andrew Benintendi Injury Update
It's worth monitoring Benintendi's status as the 2021 MLB season winds down. He's under arbitration for at least two more seasons and is an important piece for the Royals moving forward.
In his first season in Kansas City, Benintendi slashed .275/.318/.442 with 17 home runs and 71 RBIs. He ranks third on the team in home runs and second in RBIs.
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