Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 3/8/12

New York Yankees reliever David Robertson underwent multiple tests after injuring his foot in a fall down some stairs.

Robertson was sent to the hospital to undergo X-rays, an MRI exam and a CT scan on his right foot.

The initial diagnosis was that Robertson had suffered a mid-foot sprain Wednesday night while carrying boxes down the stairs at his home.

Yankees manager Joe Girardi said the initial tests on the All-Star reliever gave the team "cause for concern. We're not sure what's going on."

Robertson was on crutches and in a walking boot Thursday. His test results were forward to New York to be evaluated by team physician Dr. Christopher Ahmad.

The 26-year-old righthander emerged as New York's setup man last season, logging a 4-0 record and 1.08 ERA in 70 appearances. He also struck out 100 batters in only 66 2/3 innings.

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