Found July 04, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
New York Yankees' catcher Francisco Cervelli has a stress reaction in his right elbow, which will shut him down for two weeks and push his timetable to return back to August. As reported by Bryan Hoch of MLB.com, "On Wednesday in New York, Cervelli underwent an MRI exam that revealed the injury. A stress reaction generally indicates that a fracture is possible, and rest is the recommended course of action." Cervelli fractured his right hand on a foul tip in late April after playing in just 17 games.  He has been taking batting practice and playing in simulated games in his preparation to return to the Yankees. Cervelli, a career .271 hitter in 542 at bats, had only 2 at bats in 2012.  This season he is batting .269 with 3 home runs and 8 runs batted in.
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