Category Archives: Yankees Injury News

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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Injury Update: Ivan Nova throws off flat ground

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Ivan Nova's not scheduled to return to the Yankees until June at the earliest, but so far he's been rehabbing his elbow at the Yankees minor-league camp in Tampa and all seems to be going well. Nova was said to be throwing off flat ground at the complex, inching him one step closer to a return. ...

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


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


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)


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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