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Yankees' Domínguez sidelined 8 weeks with oblique strain

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The Martian's return has hit a speed bump.

New York Yankees outfielder Jasson Domínguez will be sidelined eight weeks with a "pretty significant" oblique strain, manager Aaron Boone announced Thursday, according to Pete Caldera of the Bergen Record.

Domínguez was placed on the seven-day injured list by Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Sunday with what was initially diagnosed as a moderate strain.

The 21-year-old had been rehabbing in the minors after undergoing Tommy John surgery last September. He hit .356/.404/.609 with six home runs and 13 RBIs in 23 minor-league games before hurting his oblique.

Prior to injuring his elbow last season, Domínguez posted a .980 OPS with four home runs in eight games after making his major-league debut.

He's the Yankees' top prospect and ranked 30th overall by MLB Pipeline.

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