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MLBTradeRumors.com reported that the New York Yankees acquired recently released Red Sox, outfielder Darnell McDonald off waivers yesterday after McDonald tweeted the news himself.
Darnell McDonald (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
By adding 33-year old McDonald, who is a utility outfielder to the 25-man roster, is it safe to assume that Brett Gardner’s strained right elbow is still injured?
The Yankees have been without Gardner since April 17th, and have been given the runaround about how serious the injury to his elbow really is.
Gardner has attempted to return but complained of elbow pain in both his minor league rehab stints.
The NY Post reported back on June 15th that after multiple orthopedic specialists saw Gardner’s elbow, and unanimously reported that he did not need surgery; and suggested he take a third, 3-4 week rest period.
Let me tell you from experience that elbow injuries do not heal easily at all.
I partially tore my elbow tendon playing tennis three years ago. I tried ever...
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