Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 3/28/12
The New York Yankees are playing down the fact that Curtis Granderson went for an MRI today after missing a game yesterday against Toronto with right elbow soreness. GM Brian Cashman said his concern on a scale of 1-10 was less than a 2. Still, to send the center fielder for an MRI could indicate there is more going on than just the normal pains of spring training. The 31 year old hit 41 homeruns last year and even with their depth the Yankees can not afford to lose him for a considerable amount of time in the very competitive A.L. East. Joba Chamberlain ended his silence after dislocating his right ankle jumping on a trampoline with his five year old son. I will not comment on how bad of a decision he made risking his career by joining his son on the trampoline. Enough has been said already. Joba responded to the criticism by saying, “This game is very important to me; it allows me to do a lot of things,” Chamberlain continued, with eyes welling up. “But my son is my pride and joy....
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