Found April 06, 2013 on
MLB Injury News:
New York Yankees infielder Eduardo Nunez was hit by a pitch
in yesterday’s contest against the Detroit Tigers, forcing him to exit the
contest early. He’s since been diagnosed with a bruised right biceps, and he
won’t play today, according to Wallace Matthews of ESPN New York.
Following the game, Nunez told reporters that he was hit by
the pitch in the area where the biceps meets the shoulder. He could feel the impact
down to his bone, causing him to go down in obvious pain. He told reporters
that he even thought the 88 mph fastball from Tigers right-hander Doug Fister could
have broken a bone.
"I was afraid it was broken," he said.
"I felt much better when I hear the X-ray was negative, just a
bruise, you know? We'll see how my arm recovers."
Nunez was replaced by Jayson Nix, who will likely see time
at shortstop today. Nunez had been filling in at the position for team captain
Derek Jeter, who’s recovering from an injury of his own.
Manager Joe Girardi would only confirm that Nunez would not
play Saturday, he wouldn’t say if the infielder would require a stint on the
disabled list. If he is ultimately sidelined, he’d join an already long list of
Yankees’ players on the DL, including Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira and
var _gaq = _gaq || ;
ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js';
var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script'); s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s);
Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
BEST OF MAXIM
Today, The Master unveiled his HR call for Kevin Youkilis, selecting the phrase that voters overwhelmingly supported in a poll three weeks ago on this site:"A NUKE... FROM YOUK."Bringing us up to date on John's calls for new Yankees:Vernon Wells: "The Bronx is Vernon."Travis Hafner: "A Pronk's Bomber"Kevin Youkilis: "A nuke from Youk."...
Pettitte notched the first win of the season with eight strong.
Boston Red Sox 2 — New York Yankees 4
Andy Pettitte kept the Yankees from being swept in today’s 4-2 win over the Boston Red Sox.
With two losses to start the season, the Yankees turned to Andy Pettitte to get the first win of the season. In eight innings, the 40-year-old Pettitte allowed just one run on eight...
Phil Hughes will make his first start of the season today, as the Yankees will take on the Tigers from Comerica Park in Detroit. Hughes was originally going to start for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre today, but the Yankees need arms – David Phelps will become the long-man out of the pen. Manager Joe Girardi will go with the same lineup as yesterday, except Vernon Wells will start...
(Photo: River Avenue Blues)
Final Score: Pawtucket 7, SCRANTON/WILKES-BARRE 2
WP: Beato (1-0) LP: Stoneburner (0-1) SV: De La Torre (1)
1B Luke Murton 2-4, R, 2B
3B Addison Maruszak 2-4, RBI
SS Gil Velazquez 1-3, RBI
SP Graham Stoneburner 4.0 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 3 K
RP Juan Cedeno...
Fans calling a toll-free phone number once used by the New York Yankees ticket office expecting to score some seats over their cell phones might be in for a real shock. Instead of getting Derek Jeter or CC Sabathia in a pre-recorded greeting, fans will be enticed by a woman's voice prompting them to a sex chat line.
A Google search for "Yankees box office phone number"...
Andy Pettitte pitched the Yankees to their first win of the season and Mariano Rivera made a successful return to the mound in New York's 4-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Thursday night.
Brett Gardner and Francisco Cervelli homered for the Yankees, providing some unexpected power to a depleted lineup missing the ''sore four'' -- Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez...
Lyle Overbay was a simple cut at the end of Red Sox’ spring training, an extra player as the team trimmed its ranks to 25 for Opening Day.
That’s how the Red Sox probably see it, at least, but for Overbay, who was scooped up by the Yankees to start at first base, it was a little more than that. Overbay, 36, is trying to prove that he still can play at a big league level, and...
Please I am begging you to stop. Oh and drop the act like you don’t know what I am talking about.
The New York Yankees have to stop losing, today. Everybody knows that the Bronx Bombers are dealing with an unprecedented number of injuries to big players. But that is no excuse, as Yankees ownership knows better. Hal Steinbrenner could have spent some money in the off...
BY NICOLE SORCE
Sports Media Watchdog.com
MOOSIC, Pa. – The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Rail Riders opened their new PNC Field on Thursday evening with a disappointing extra-innings, 8-4 loss to the Pawtucket Red Sox.
While the Yankees’ Triple-A affiliate may not have had the freshest of fresh starts in the books, their outlook remains just as optimistic as before the first...
The Yankees are having a rough season, and so are their triple-A affiliates, who started a huge fire behind their ballpark on Saturday.
The walls were starting to close in on the Yankees after the first two games of the season. An 0-3 start would not have doomed their season, but combined with all the injuries the club has sustained the feeling of a lost season in the making would only have grown stronger.
It would be easy to say that last night Andy Pettitte and Mariano Rivera turned back the clock. It would also...
- Embedded in the video below is footage of WWE stars attending New York Yankees batting practice as part of “Superstars for Sandy.”
- Grantland.com published a piece looking at The Rock’s career. The last line sums up his career perfectly: “At WrestleMania on Sunday, The Rock will likely lose, but Dwayne Johnson has already won.”
- A fan asked Ryback about former WWE...
photo credit: bleacherreport.com
The analysts, experts, baseball fans, and maybe science itself don’t think the Yankees will be good this year. With the massacre of injuries and both an April starting lineup and starting rotation, with an average age of about only 33 years old (you’d think it would be higher, I know) and a couple of old guys, one would say the 27-time-Champion...
I don't want to be negative. I really don't. But when the tire blows, the spare is missing, the cell phone doesn't work, and as you walk the dark and deserted road, it starts to sleet - well - don't you just want to - I don't know - do something crazy... like play Youkilis at shortstop?Yeah, that's right. It's as if you're telling God: "Screw...