Boston Red Sox: Enrique Hernandez, an infielder/outfielder, was reinstated from the 15-day disabled

Image Credit- Instagram

list on Tuesday, bringing him back to the Boston Red Sox after a more than two-month absence.

Image Credit- Instagram

Hernandez had been sidelined since June 8 due to right hip flexor injury. He disclosed that he

Image Credit- Instagram

also had an internal hematoma in an abdominal muscle on his right side drained in June prior to Boston's game

Image Credit- Instagram

against Pittsburgh. Hernandez stated, "I've never been out for so long in my career and I kind of felt like

Image Credit- Instagram

I wasn't part of the team in a way. "It was terribly discouraging because I was powerless to assist the team.

Image Credit- Instagram

I feel as though I missed a whole season, but I'm happy to be well and happy to be back."

Image Credit- Instagram

Hernandez made his shortstop debut on Tuesday and contributed an RBI to Boston's 5-3 victory while

Image Credit- Instagram

going 0 for 3. After fouling a ball off his right foot during a weekend series against the New York Yankees,

Image Credit- Instagram

Xander Bogaerts was given a day off. Hernandez will play centre fielder as well as both middle infield

Image Credit- Instagram

positions for the Red Sox, according to manager Alex Cora. Hernandez blasted 20 home runs during Boston's run.

Image Credit- Instagram