Found July 07, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
Right-hander David Phelps was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a slight right forearm strain, manager Joe Girardi said yesterday. Eduardo Nunez activated from the 60-day DL; David Phelps put on the 15-day DL with a right forearm strain; Mark Teixeira moved to 60-day DL. — Mark Feinsand (@FeinsandNYDN) July 6, 2013 Phelps complained of discomfort in his forearm, and an MRI taken Friday showed the strain. Girardi said the strain is not in the ligament, adding that he anticipates Phelps would begin throwing in 10 days "and we’ll go from there." "We just felt it was in our best interests," Girardi said. "There were discussions of just skipping him a start, instead of putting him on the DL. (But) we have the All-Star break on our side." In 12 starts this season, Phelps is 6-5 with a 5.01 ERA. He has 75 strikeouts in 82⅔ innings of work. Phelps was replaced on the roster by infielder Eduardo Nunez, who was activated from the disabled list yesterday and started at shortstop against the Baltimore Orioles. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
RELATED ARTICLES

Derek Jeter Gets First Hit In Rehab Assignment With RailRiders

It seems strange to see New York Yankees great Derek Jeter in a jersey other than that of the Yankees. The future Hall of Famer recorded his first hit in his rehab assignment with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. Yankees fans can breath easy as Jeter will once again be donning the pinstripes sooner than later. The post Derek Jeter Gets First Hit In Rehab Assignment With RailRiders...

Eduardo Nunez can provide spark for offensively-starved Yankees

Don’t let the last out of Sunday afternoon’s loss to the Orioles fool you. Eduardo Nunez can help this Yankees team win. The right handed bat of Eduardo Nunez deepens the Yankees’ lineup   He did on Saturday, and he nearly did again today. After missing 56 games with a strained left oblique, Nunez returned to the Yankees on Saturday to tackle the same task he was charged with...
STICK-TO-IT-IVENESS

Manny Machado makes great throw after bobble

I would tell you that Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado’s amazing throw to first base to throw out Luis Cruz reminded me of Brooks Robinson, but I would be lying, since I never saw Brooks Robinson play. That’s what all the old guys on Twitter were saying. Nevertheless, it is a spectactular play: Yes, had Machado fielded it cleanly it would have been a normal groundout...

Yankees' Derek Jeter reaches base three times in rehab game

He's getting closer.  The aging veteran of the New York Yankees, Derek Jeter, had a solid game for the Triple-A Rail Riders.  As he continues to play well and prove there are no limitations with his ankle, the Captain inches closer to a return to the active roster.  Yesterday was another step in that process. Jeter collected his first hit of the rehab assignment, drew...

Jeter tests ankle in 3rd rehab start

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter went 0 for 2 with a walk and a run scored in five innings for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Monday night in his third game back from an ankle injury. Jeter tested the left ankle several times while playing the field for just the second time and was part of four defensive plays. He fielded two grounders, caught one pick-off attempt at second base...
REHAB GOING SWIMMINGLY

A-Rod plunked, pitcher's grandma approves

If ever you were curious as to how much Alex Rodriguez is despised...there's this. Sunday, while rehabbing for the Class-A Tampa Yankees, A-Rod was hit by a pitch in, of all places, his surgically repaired left hip.  And the pitcher who hit him, well, his grandmother was ecstatic. “I think (the New York Yankees star) thinks he’s kind of a hotshot. I don’t care for...

Manny Machado throws out Yankees' Cruz from another time zone

The Orioles' Manny Machado made what might be the defensive play of the year when he bobbled a hard ground ball from the Yankees' Luis Cruz, picked it up about 10 yards in foul territory and rifled the ball to first base for the out. Machado, the 21-year-old Orioles' third baseman — who was just named to the AL All-Star squad — proved why he should be a player to...

Derek Jeter Has Been Cleared To Begin Rehab Assignment

  Yankees fans…breathe. Derek Jeter is on the road to his season debut as he will begin his rehab stint at Triple A Scranton Wilke-Barre on Saturday. The news comes courtesy of Mark Feinsand  Derek Jeter has been cleared by the Yankees to begin a rehab assignment. He is scheduled to join Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre tomorrow. — Mark Feinsand (@FeinsandNYDN) July 5, 2013 ...

Jeter plays five innings in first rehab appearance (VIDEO)

Derek Jeter played in his first real baseball game Saturday night for the first time in nine months. The New York Yankees' shortstop and captain put on the pinstripes for the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, his first minor league rehab game on the road back to the big leagues. Jeter went 0-for-2 with a walk and played a pre-planned five innings at shortstop before...

Yankees honor Newtown victims

The New York Yankees hosted about 4,000 residents of Newtown, Conn., during their game against the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday. Hoping to help the community heal from last year's shooting massacre, the team gave away free tickets and vouchers for food and drinks on ''Newtown Day at Yankee Stadium.'' During a pregame ceremony, the crowd went silent as victims...

Preview: Royals begin seven-game road trip in the Bronx

Following a rough end to their longest winning streak of the season, the New York Yankees are hoping Phil Hughes can continue his recent success and get them back on track. The Yankees will try for their seventh win in eight games overall and sixth in a row against the Kansas City Royals on Monday night in the Bronx. New York (48-40) had its six-game run snapped in stunning fashion...

Preview: Yankees vs Orioles (7/6/13)

Andy Pettitte (5-6, 4.40 ERA) takes the mound in a afternoon game against Chris Tillman (10-2, 3.68 ERA) and the Orioles. Pettitte’s last time out agains the Twins, he surpassed Whitey Ford for the Yankees’ all time strikeouts lead. However, he wasn’t happy with the outing, taking a no decision after serving up a go ahead homer in the sixth. He’s 0-3 with a 5.84 ERA in his...

Orioles halt Yankees' winning streak

Adam Jones hit a two-run homer off Mariano Rivera in the ninth inning and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Yankees 2-1 on Sunday, ending New York's longest winning streak of the season at six games. A healthy Hiroki Kuroda pitched seven innings of three-hit ball for the Yankees, but they were unable to finish off a three-game sweep after Baltimore took all three games from them...

Stream Pies (7/9-7/11/13)

Take a trip to Nova Scotia Photo Credit: Keith Allison     At “Stream Pies,” we are serving up gooey loads of knowledge. Here, we’ll provide invaluable streaming advice on SPs who are owned in less than 30 percent of Yahoo! leagues. We list the options in order of best option to “least-best” option (with the strongest recommendations starting at the top...
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.