Category Archives: Yankees Injury News

Masahiro Tanaka has “general arm soreness”, flies back to New York

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I'll cover this more in depth during the pregame notes, but this is what we have on the situation so far. The New York Yankees announced Masahiro Tanaka has general arm soreness and is flying back to New York for 'strength and conditioning'. Tanaka says the soreness isn't in his elbow, but he believes the general ...

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Brett Gardner hopes to play tonight

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Brett Gardner has been out of the lineup since Sunday afternoon with a sore ankle, but he's hoping tonight is the night where he'll be penciled in to face David Price and the Detroit Tigers. Gardner hit in the cage on Tuesday and he wanted to run for the first time since fouling a ball off ...

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Yankees Injury Notes: Gardner, Teixeira

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Here's a few minor injury notes as the Yankees prepare to play this one make-up game against the Kansas City Royals. If the Yankees want to win five in a row, it won't be easy: They're facing James Shields, who's having a pretty good year. Brett Gardner: Brett Gardner says his ankle is feeling much better but the ...

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Gardner and Ellsbury sit vs. Sale…with injuries

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The Yankees are facing the White Sox ace Chris Sale today in the final game of this three game set and if there's one thing the Yankees lineup is lacking, it's their main lefty hitters. Brian McCann, Brett Gardner and Jacoby Ellsbury all weren't in the lineup, but in the case of Gardner and Ellsbury, ...

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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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