The 24-year-old was diagnosed with a Grade 1 strain of his muscle.
The catcher burst onto the scene last season with 20 home runs in just 53 games, helping him finish second in American League Rookie of the Year voting despite minimal time at the major league level. While big things were expected of him in 2017, he began just 3-for-20 with one home run in five games.
Austin Romine will become the team's go-to option behind the plate while Sanchez is unavailable.
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