Category Archives: Yankees Injury News

Financial impact: Activating Teixeira cost the Yankees more than a setback

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With all of the injuries piling up they have tended to overreact rather than be cautious and it has caused a number of setbacks. We've already seen it with Mark Teixeira, Kevin Youkilis, and Derek Jeter. But I wrote about that yesterday. Today I want to talk about the financial impact of rushing Teixeira back from ...

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David Huff, we hardly knew ye: Yankees activate Joba Chamberlain

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BBD is back after taking a couple of days off for Memorial Day and to watch the return of Arrested Development, which I've enjoyed very much. I wasn't gone long, but it might have been just long enough to miss the entire Yankees career of David Huff, who was designated for assignment to make room ...

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Not Again: Granderson to the DL with a broken finger

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The injuries never end with the Yankees this year. Just eight games into his return following a broken forearm, Curtis Granderson will head back to the DL this time after he was hit by a pitch and broke his pinky. The Yankees got Ivan Nova back from the DL earlier in the day and it's almost ...

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Jesus Montero demoted as Michael Pineda, finally, gets close to return

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Jesus Montero made a big splash when he joined the Yankees for 18 games in 2011 and hit .328/.406/.590. That's why it was so hard to see him traded for a pitcher who almost immediately landed on the DL with a major injury almost immediately. However, in the year and a half since Michael Pineda went ...

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Mark Teixeira plays sim game but he’s not out of the injury woods yet

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Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira took a big step toward a return on Monday when he went 1-for-2 with a double and a walk during a simulated game against minor leaguers. This is indeed a big step, but it's not one that signals that he's fine. First of all, this is not even an Extended Spring ...

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Granderson poised to come off the DL, Nunez will go on, and Nova has a setback

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It never ends with the Yankees injuries this season. I feel like injuries are at least half of what I write about, but there is finally some good news -- Curtis Granderson is poised to come off the DL on Tuesday. Granderson, who admits that he is still not quite at 100 percent, is expected to ...

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When are the Yankees injured players coming back?

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Back in Spring Training, when the Yankees first had their run of injuries, which is now up to 11, it wasn't supposed to be until the middle of May when we would start to see some of these players return. Well, the middle of May is just a week away so when can we expect them ...

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Yankees put Joba Chamberlain on the DL with an oblique strain, and other injury updates

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The Yankees announced today that they have placed Joba Chamberlain on the disabled list after he suffered a strained oblique while warming up Tuesday. No word yet on whom they'll call up to replace Joba, but Brian Cashman later told reporters that it won't be either Clay Rapada or Chien-Ming Wang. Since the Yankees don't play ...

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