Category Archives: Yankees Injury News

Masahiro Tanaka flies back to New York for MRI on arm


Uh-oh. Looks like another blow to the Yankees rotation. The New York Post reported Masahiro Tanaka is currently flying back to New York to have an MRI on his right arm. This just comes one day after Tanaka had his worst start of the season, giving up five runs in 6.2 innings. Tanaka, who was just announced as ...

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Injury Notes: McCann, Sabathia


Before we get to the injury report, I would like to wish everyone a happy and safe Fourth of July and of course a very Happy Birthday to none other than "The Boss", Mr. George Steinbrenner. There's not a day that goes by where "The Boss" isn't missed and occasionally I start sentences about the Yankees like ...

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CC Sabathia has his second rehab start

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CC Sabathia had his second rehab start for Double-A Trenton and although we're not supposed to focus on the numbers, it was kind of alarming to see Sabathia's final line. In 3.2 innings, Sabathia gave up five runs (three earned) on five hits, one walk and one hit by pitch. For those interested in velocity, Sabathia's ...

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Injury Notes: Ellsbury, Teixeira


We have a few "injury" reports before today's game, so let's get right to them, shall we? Jacoby Ellsbury: Jacoby Ellsbury isn't in the lineup today due to feeling a little "beat up." Apparently not having the DH in a rotation is hurting the Yankees but the good news is Ellsbury is expected to be back in ...

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CC Sabathia to make next rehab start Thursday

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In my post about CC Sabathia's first rehab start, I speculated Sabathia could of had his next start on Thursday for Double-A Trenton due to the Thunder promoting tickets for that specific game. In a media session today, Brian Cashman confirmed my speculation: Sabathia will make his next start on Thursday with Double-A Trenton to ...

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Michael Pineda is making progress after playing catch

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There was no news on Michael Pineda before yesterday's game but we finally have Pineda's results from his first throwing session. According to Brendan Kuty of, Pineda threw 25 pitches from 60 feet on Saturday and reportedly felt no pain or discomfort after throwing. Pineda had been out since May 6 with a strain in ...

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CC Sabathia has first rehab start in Tampa


CC Sabathia had his first rehab start this evening with the Tampa Yankees and for his first rehab start, he did pretty well; he went 2.1 innings, giving up two runs on three hits and striking out two. According to a scout, Sabathia looked 'like Spring Training', but the most important thing is his knee ...

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Injury Updates: Beltran, Heathcott, Sabathia


It's been a quiet series in Toronto so far offense wise and news wise, but there were some injury notes coming out of the big league club (and one injury in the minor leagues). Here's the injury report: Carlos Beltran: Well, Carlos Beltran's return to the outfield won't happen anytime soon. Beltran felt discomfort in his forearm ...

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