Injury Updates on Teixeira Robertson and Ryan

Last week started to looks like a train wreck. During Thursday’s win against the Boston Red Sox, backup catcher Francisco Cervelli pulled his hamstring while trying to beat out a double play. It was not pretty, and after an MRI it was confirmed he had a grade 2 strain. Since then Cervelli has been placed on the 60-day disabled list. Usually this type of injury takes four to six...
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Yankees' Brendan Ryan will spend more than 15 days on DL

Although nowhere nearly as much as at the beginning of the 2013 season, the New York Yankees -- like many teams -- have already had to utilize the disabled list. This time, it is shortstop Brendan Ryan who will begin the season on the DL. Ryan is suffering from a pinched nerve in his back found during an MRI last week. As's Bryan Hoch reports, Ryan will need more than...
Via Sports Injury Alert
21 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: Brendan Ryan to start season on DL

The New York Yankees infielder Brendan Ryan will definitely start the season on the disabled list according to a tweet by the Wall Street Journal’s Dan Barbarisi.While not surprising, this is troubling news for the Yankees because Ryan’s sole purpose on this roster as far as I can see is to backup Derek Jeter at shortstop.Ryan has been suffering from back issues for the last...
Via The Baseball Stance
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees' Brendan Ryan likely to start season on DL

New York Yankees' backup infielder Brendan Ryan is likely to start the season on the disabled list.  The defensive minded infielder will likely come in to relieve Jeter late in games this season but the Yankees will have to wait a few extra days to utilize him.  From Bryan Hoch of"Infielder Brendan Ryan (pinched nerve in upper back) is likely to begin the...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan out, Yangervis marches on... But who spells Jeet when Jeet's feet feel jitty?

Uh-oh. Didn't see that coming...In December, when the Eve-Emp snagged Brendan Ryan for two years, we figured he was golden in the field, the perfect defensive replacement for Derek Jeter, and if he ever hit a single, we'd book a banquet hall and serve cheesecake. So what if he channeled Chico Escuela. (Pictured) He had the glove.Now, they're saying pinched nerve in the...

Brendan Ryan Will Likely Start the Season on the DL

Well, this is a tiny bit ironic: Brendan Ryan, the man who is considered to be ready to save the day when any of the injury-prone infielders goes down, looks like he’ll be starting the season on the disabled list. Whoops. Ryan has been out with a pinched nerve, and hasn’t played this spring in two and half weeks. The injury doesn’t appear to be too serious, just...
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees: Brendan Ryan to miss Opening Day

The New York Yankees will not have Brendan Ryan on their roster when the regular season gets underway. Ryan, 31, underwent an MRI which revealed that something was pushing on a nerve in his back. He had been dealing with oblique and back issues all spring. Without Ryan on the roster the Yankees will have to go with Eduardo Nunez  as the backup to Derek Jeter. Ryan appeared in 104...
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Brendan Ryan Embraces it All

Brendan Ryan knows that he’ll hear a smattering of boos this year, from away crowds, and from drunken fans, who just want to see Derek Jeter one last time. He also knows that he has the opportunity of a lifetime: to backup the greatest ever at his position. It’s not lost on the shortstop, who figures to see plenty of late-game action as Jeter’s defensive replacement. ...
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Yanks Lucky as Brendan Ryan Narrowly Avoids Injury

The biggest spring training fear almost came true on Tuesday in Tampa. Infielder Brendan Ryan took a line drive off of his hand, and it didn’t look good from the start. According to Bryan Hoch of, Ryan was in the act of fielding a slow roller when a line drive came shooting out of the batter’s cage, and caught Ryan square on his left hand, knocking his glove off...
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Brendan Ryan Embracing the Opportunity of Backing Up Jeter

Brendan Ryan is in a pretty awesome situation. He gets to back up the greatest shortstop in the history of baseball, while playing for the greatest team in the history of baseball, and through the course of it all, he gets a chance to learn, develop, and prove his worth to manager Joe Girardi. After all, the team will be looking for a new shortstop come 2015. And Ryan? He...
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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