Category Archives: Yankees Injury News

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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Masahiro Tanaka has partial UCL tear

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Well, if you were hoping Masahiro Tanaka could return within the next two weeks, you're going to be disappointed. Masahiro Tanaka was diagnosed with a partial UCL tear, but three doctors (including Dr. Chris Ahmad)  recommended that Tanaka avoid surgery. Tanaka is going to try a six-week program and hope that the small tear will repair itself. ...

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Carlos Beltran on concussion DL

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Well, it seems the Yankees are taking the better safe than sorry route with Carlos Beltran. The Yankees announced Carlos Beltran was placed on the 7-day disabled list with a concussion after hitting himself in the face with a baseball during batting practice yesterday. On the bright side, all you Yangervis Solarte fans are going to ...

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