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MLB Injury News:
New York Yankees outfielder Curtis Granderson has been out since early spring training after he suffered a broken forearm. There hasn't been a definite time table set for his return, but he's said during the rehab process that he's hoping to rejoin the Yankees in May. He's nearing that May goal, as manager Joe Girardi told reporters -- including Andrew Marchand of ESPN New York -- that Granderson is "probably pretty close" to returning.
Granderson has shed his protective cast and resumed throwing recently. He's still in spring-training mode -- according to Marchand -- but he could begin participating in rehab games by the end of the week or the weekend.
Whenever he does begin playing in games, Granderson will require at least 50 at-bats during his minor league rehab before being activated by the Yankees. Marchand notes that New York could expedite the process a bit by giving the outfielder additional plate appearances during extended spring training contests.
However the Yankees do it, Marchand says that Granderson will need at least seven to 10 days of rehab. He estimates that the outfielder could be back with New York on May 15.
The Yankees can certainly use any boost they can get as their position players continue to drop like flies. New York was already without Granderson, Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira and Derek Jeter, and they recently placed Kevin Youkilis on the 15-day DL with a back injury.
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