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MLB Injury News:
According to New York Yankees' general manager Brian Cashman, catcher Francisco Cervelli is scheduled to see Dr. James Andrews and may be lost for the rest of the season.
As reported by Bryan Hoch of MLB.com,
"Cervelli is set to see Andrews on Monday because of discomfort in his
right elbow, Cashman said. Cervelli has also been having issues with
his fractured right middle finger and saw a specialist in Cleveland on
""Certainly, none of that information is positive," Cashman said.
"Given the time frame left in the year, I can't rule out that he's going
to get back, but we're running out of time and I can't get him to the
starter's gate. It's looking more and more like it's going to be
unrealistic to see Cervelli.""
On top of his injury problems, Cervelli has been named in the ongoing Major League Biogenesis investigation and may be disciplined for involvement.
Cervelli has played for the Yankees in parts of the last six seasons. He is a career .271 hitter with 8 home runs and 79 runs batted in. This season, he has appeared in only 17 games and is batting .269 with 3 home runs and 8 runs batted in.
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