Category Archives: Yankees Injury News

After playing in just 1 game the Yankees place Derek Jeter on the DL

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The Yankees announced on Friday that they have placed Derek Jeter on the disabled list with a Grade 1 right quad strain retroactive to July 12 and have called up infielder Brent Lillibridge to take his place. Jeter is eligible to return on July 27, but quad strains often take longer than two weeks. In reality ...

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A-Rod might not be back before rehab clock expires

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Alex Rodriguez is down with High-A Tampa rehabbing from his injury. By most accounts things are not going well. He's just 2-for-15 so far and isn't running at 100 percent. Time is ticking too as A-Rod needs to be activated by July 22nd otherwise the Yankees would have to shut him down for five games and ...

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Derek Jeter expected to return to the Yankees on Thursday

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Derek Jeter is expected to come off the DL on Thursday and return to the Yankees in time for their afternoon game against the Royals, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Jeter has been out since he suffered a broken ankle against the Tigers in the playoffs last season. He was initially expected to play ...

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Catching you up on what I missed during the 4th of July

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Forgive my absence for the past few days. Every year I typically take a few days off for the Fourth of July off to spend with my family. I find it a good way to get re-energized for the trade deadline which can often be hectic. It can be a slow news week occasionally as ...

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HIroki Kuroda will miss a start on Friday with a sore hip flexor

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Hiroki Kuroda has quietly been the ace of this Yankees' pitching staff, but he's going to miss a start on Friday with a sore hip flexor with Ivan Nova taking his place at least once through the lineup. Kuroda wasn't in attendance for Tuesday night's game in Minnesota. Instead he flew back to New York where ...

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Teixeira will undergo season ending wrist surgery and the STFU-saga

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Mark Teixeira's injured tendon sheath in his wrist "has not adequately healed" and he will require surgery that will keep him out for the rest of the season to repair it. Teixeira injured the wrist back in the beginning of March. They tried rehab rather than surgery to get him back, but after just three rehab ...

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Catching up with the Yankees: transactions, injury updates, and MiLB news

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The Yankees split the four game series with the Rays over the weekend, hosted Old Timer's Day, and there was even a flurry of minor moves. Let's get right into the weekend recap. TRANSACTIONS • The Yankees obviously activated Ivan Nova over the weekend. Manager Joe Girardi would not say if they were planning on him staying ...

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Youkilis out 10-12 weeks with back surgery, Teixeira to the DL

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The Yankees announced that Kevin Youkilis will have back surgery on Thursday and is expected to miss 10-12 weeks while Mark Teixeira has been placed on the 15-day disabled list after he got a cortisone shot to deal with inflammation in his wrist. In corresponding moves, the Yankees called up Zoilo Almonte and Adam Warren from the minors. ...

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