Category Archives: Yankees Injury News

Jose Pirela suffers injury after collision with CF wall


There are injuries that happen off the field and then there are terrible injuries that you never want to see during a Spring Training game. On the first batter of the game, Jose Pirela went to chase a fly ball in center field and crashed into the wall, hitting his head on the warning track as ...

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Injury Report: Jared Burton strains lat muscle


If Jared Burton was hoping for a chance to make the ball club out of Spring Training, he just might have hurt his chances by suffering an injury. The Yankees have just announced Jared Burton has strained his lat muscle and is currently going in for an MRI. The Yankees signed Burton to a minor league ...

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Jacoby Ellsbury diagnosed with low-grade oblique strain

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The Yankees recently sent Jacoby Ellsbury to get a precautionary MRI, and the MRI revealed Ellsbury has a low-grade oblique strain. The Yankees have shut Ellsbury down and he's not slated to do any baseball activity for the next week. The Yankees originally suspected it was a quad strain, only for Joe Girardi to say it ...

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Jacoby Ellsbury diagnosed with “mild, mild” abdominal strain


Well, the mystery of Jacoby Ellsbury suddenly missing three games is no longer a mystery. Joe Girardi spoke to the media before this evening's match-up and said Ellsbury has been diagnosed with a "mild, mild" abdominal strain. Girardi didn't clarify how the injury happened, but as a precaution Ellsbury isn't playing tonight or going on tomorrow's ...

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Chris Capuano leaves game with leg or foot injury


Brendan Ryan was the first Yankees injury to occur during camp. Unfortunately, the Yankees now have their second injury of camp and it happens to involve one of the many hopefuls for the fifth spot in the rotation. Two batters into today's contest between the Yankees and Red Sox, Chris Capuano went to cover first base ...

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Yankees prospect Luis Torrens to have season ending shoulder surgery

One of the Yankees top prospects is going to end up missing the entire 2015 season due to shoulder surgery. The Yankees have announced minor league catching prospect Luis Torrens will undergo season ending surgery to repair a torn labrum in his shoulder. The surgery will be performed by Dr. Steven Altchek at the Hospital for ...

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Brendan Ryan undergoes MRI for back strain

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Ladies and gentlemen, in Day 2 of full-squad workouts, we have our first injury. According to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News, Brendan Ryan underwent a precautionary MRI which revealed a strain his mid-back. Ryan suffered the strain while lifting weights. As a precaution, the Yankees are going to shut down Ryan for at ...

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Larry Rothschild: Reports on Masahiro Tanaka are positive


While many have been concerned with Masahiro Tanaka's elbow, Larry Rothschild isn't as worried, especially since all reports on Tanaka's elbow have been nothing but positive. “So far he’s felt good,” Rothschild said while at the Yankees minor league complex on Monday. “He’s had a good winter.” Tanaka is doing his normal offseason workouts in Japan and ...

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