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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


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


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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Carlos Beltran suffers eye contusion during batting practice


Okay, three injuries in the span of two hours? This is getting kind of ridiculous. The newest victim was Carlos Beltran and this literally happened 45 minutes ago. Beltran hit himself in the eye during batting practice when the ball hit off the screen and fell on his lower eye. As a precaution, the Yankees took ...

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Brett Gardner out with mild abdominal strain


While Masahiro Tanaka was the main source of news today, there was another injury in the Yankees clubhouse. Brett Gardner wasn't in the starting lineup this evening due to a mild abdominal strain. He said he felt it during last night's game and was afraid it was a hernia, although he never had a hernia before. He ...

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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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