Category Archives: Yankees Injury News

Hot Stove: Chase Headley’s back is healthy, according to agent

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It's no secret the Yankees want Chase Headley to return as their every day third basemen, but the Yankees also have their limits. They don't want to give Headley more than three years for a contract and part of the reason is because of Headley's documented back issues. But according to Headley's agent Jim Murray, there's nothing ...

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Tyler Austin to rest 2-3 weeks after knee injury

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Last week, Tyler Austin was involved in a collision with fellow Yankee prospect Greg Bird, which ended with him being rushed to the hospital with some sort of injury. It turns out Austin had a knee injury and will need to rest for the next 2-3 weeks in order for it to heal completely. “He has ...

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Carlos Beltran has elbow surgery

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The New York Yankees announced OF Carlos Beltran had right elbow surgery today to remove the bone spurs from his elbow. The Yankees say Beltran can pick up a bat and ball in six weeks and he could play an actual baseball game in 12 weeks. Beltran is expected to be healthy when he reports ...

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Yankees Injury Notes: Sabathia, Tanaka, Teixeira

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We have a few injury notes regarding some of the Yankees 'Walking Wounded'. I'll go more in depth during the pregame notes but here's what we know so far.  -- Good news for CC Sabathia and the Yankees. He told Andrew Marchand of ESPN New York that he threw for the first time since having surgery. He ...

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It’s Tanaka Day! (but there are risks)

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For the first time since July, I am happy to announce that today is Masahiro Tanaka Day, but I can't say it with much confidence like I have done in the past. If I could summarize Tanaka's first start since coming off the disabled list, it would be this; with the reward, there are risks, and ...

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Jacoby Ellsbury likely done for season with hamstring injury

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Jacoby Ellsbury left the game after the fourth inning with a hamstring injury and if you're a Jacoby Ellsbury fan, you might not like the news I'm about to give you. During his post game press conference, Joe Girardi said there was a "distinct chance" Ellsbury would be done for the season after tests showed he ...

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Yankees Injury Notes: Cervelli, Prado,Tanaka, Teixeira,

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Here are a few injury notes before tonight's Yankees/Rays game.  Francisco Cervelli: Francisco Cervelli has returned to the Yankees lineup following an episode of terrible migraines. Cervelli is behind the plate tonight while Brian McCann is playing first base (we'll get to that in a minute). Martin Prado: Martin Prado was placed on the 60-day DL following an emergency ...

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Martin Prado’s done for 2014 after undergoing emergency appendectomy

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The Yankees are going to have to finish the season without one of their hottest bats in Martin Prado, but it's not because of his nagging hamstring. According to Meredith Marakovits of YES Network, Prado was rushed to the hospital and underwent an emergency appendectomy, ending his 2014 season. Prado had been one of the more ...

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