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MLB Injury News:
baseman Kevin Youkilis has become the latest New York Yankee to land on the
disabled list. Youkilis has a sprain in his back – a lumbar spine sprain – that
has caused him to miss eight of the Yankees’ nine games between April 20 and April 30.
played on Saturday, April 27, against the Toronto Blue Jays but missed the next
two games after feeling discomfort. Youkilis said he felt ready to play on
Saturday but felt enough discomfort to miss Sunday and Monday’s games. Said
Youkilis, "It was just one of
those things waking up, and I didn't feel right. Sometimes, after your
adrenaline's gone, things occur to you. We've just got to find out what's going
29 MRI turned up negative, but Youkilis may receive an epidural injection to
help ease the pain. He will be eligible to return on May 12, but he could miss
Yankees have called up Corban Joseph from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to
fill Youkilis’s roster spot. Corban was hitting .273 with four home runs in 22 games at his callup.
His first appearance will mark Joseph’s Major League debut. Jayson Nix figures to get the bulk of the
playing time at third base in Youkilis’s absence.
Back Forces Youkilis to Disabled List, yankees.mlb.com, April 30, 2013.
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