Category Archives: Yankees Injury News

Beltran scratched from lineup with sore elbow

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I won't be around for the Yankees game tonight (I'm still going to do the Yankees recap) so I guess you could consider this a very condensed Yankees pregame post. Nothing much is happening, except for injury news on Carlos Beltran and Masahiro Tanaka. --Carlos Beltran was scratched from the Yankees lineup due to feeling soreness ...

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Yankees Injury Notes: Phelps, Rodriguez

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Here's a few injury notes coming out of the Yankees camp during the off-day. David Phelps: David Phelps will be re-evaluated today and if all is well, he should start a throwing program. The plan the Yankees had was to shut Phelps down for two weeks and today is two weeks from when he was placed on ...

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Brian McCann leaves game with a concussion

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After getting hit in the face on a foul tip, Brian McCann was removed from the game in the 6th inning and was later diagnosed with a "mild concussion". I'm not sure what a "mild concussion" means, but right now McCann is "day-to-day". The Yankees have the option of putting McCann on the 7-day DL, but ...

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David Phelps leaves game with elbow inflammation

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Yep, David Phelps being yanked after two innings had nothing to do with him just having a bad night. The New York Yankees announced Phelps left the game with right elbow inflammation. He'll have an MRI on his elbow when the team comes to New York tomorrow, but this isn't looking good for him. The Yankees are already ...

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Yankees Injury Notes: Tanaka, Beltran, Teixeira, Ellsbury, Pineda

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Here is some Yankees injury news as the Yankees begin their three-game set against the Texas Rangers at 8 p.m. Masahiro Tanaka: Masahiro Tanaka had the PRP injectiona few weeks ago and manager Joe Girardi said Tanaka feels better. Tanaka is currently in New York still receiving treatment and now the Yankees are playing the famous waiting game. “We’re still waiting ...

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Yankees put Kelly Johnson on the DL

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The New York Yankees have placed Kelly Johnson on the 15-day disabled list with a left groin strain. As a corresponding move, the Yankees have called up LHP Chris Leroux from Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre. To make a move for Leroux on the 40-man roster, the Yankees have designated RHP Bruce Billings for assignment. Johnson was pulled ...

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Mark Teixeira out of lineup with a mild lat strain

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Both Brian McCann and Mark Teixeira have the day-off going into tonight's game, but there's one significant problem; McCann's day-off was planned, Teixeira's wasn't. The Yankees announced Mark Teixeira has a mild lat strain and in order to let it heal, Joe Girardi will have Teixeira sit on the bench for the next three to four ...

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CC Sabathia’s season to end due to knee surgery

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Brian Cashman and the New York Yankees have announced CC Sabathia will have surgery on his knee, abruptly ending his 2014 season. Cashman added Sabathia's surgery is a clean-up of the knee and is not a micro-fracture surgery which gives a greater chance of recovery. The surgery is slated for July 23rd. In Other News: The Yankees announced ...

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