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 to start coming back? Let’s run down the list.
Curtis Granderson, broken forearm, is definitely the closest to a return. He’s played in four extended spring training games and could be as little as a week or two away from the Bronx depending on how many at bats they want to get him before letting him loose. I think it’s safe to say that he’s at most two to three more weeks away so start expecting him back toward the end of this month.
Mark Teixeira, torn tendon sheath in his wrist, has finally begun to make some real progression during his rehab. He took live batting practice in the cage yesterday and should be on the field for BP within the next ..read more