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Yankees rotation depth to be tested

When New York Yankees pitcher Chase Whitley exited his start against the Tampa Bay Rays with elbow discomfort, it was expected that bad news was on the way. Monday that news surfaced in the form of season-ending Tommy John surgery. The right-hander left the mound Thursday night flexing his hand after only 1.2 innings. The 25-year-old posted a 4.19 ERA with 16 strikeouts in four starts...
Via Baseball Essential
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Injury news on the Yankees’ off day

Getty ImagesAfter the Yankees grueling stretch of 30 games in 31 days, the team finally enjoyed a day off in the nation’s capital. While most were relaxing, Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka was getting in some work. The 26-year-old banged up starter is continuing to work his way back from a strained right wrist, and ultimately avoid what some are saying is the inevitable Tommy John...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees pitcher Chase Whitley set for Tommy John surgery

  Yankees right-hander Chase Whitley will have Tommy John surgery on Tuesday and miss the rest of the season. The team made the announcement Monday during an off day. The 25-year-old Whitley left his start Thursday against Tampa Bay in the second inning because of pain in his elbow. Whitley will have the surgery in New York. He was 1-2 with a 4.19 ERA in four starts this season...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Whitley’s Injury to Further Test Yankees’ Depth

New York Yankees starting pitcher Chase Whitley delivers to the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, May 14, 2015, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara) The Yankees to date have been plagued with pitching injuries to their starters: Chris Capuano, Ivan Nova and Masahiro Tanaka have either missed all or most of the 2015 season. These missing...
Via The Sports Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: Chase Whitley injury not a big deal

Brian McCann (left) and Chase Whitley Thursday night was a bad one for the New York Yankees. They lost to the Tampa Bay Rays by a margin of five runs, allowing them to take the four-game series, and to make matters worse, right-handed starting pitcher Chase Whitley exited the game after just 43 pitches, complaining of an injury in his pitching elbow. On Friday, it was announced...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Whitley placed on DL after injury

  Yankees starter Chase Whitley was placed on the 15-day disabled list Friday after suffering an elbow injury in his start against the Tampa Bay Rays Thursday. The team announced today that Whitley suffered a right elbow strain. Whitley was taken out of the game in the second inning after experiencing pain in that elbow. The Yankees re-announced Whitley’s injury as a right...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Lose Third Straight and Chase Whitley Against Tampa Bay Rays

Tampa Bay Rays’ Rene Rivera, center, celebrates his three-run home run off New York Yankees relief pitcher Esmil Rogers with teammates Asdrubal Cabrera, left, and Joey Butler, right, during the second inning of a baseball game Thursday, May 14, 2015, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara) After an alarmingly hot start that defied all expectations and placed them atop...
Via The Sports Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss

DraftKings: Whitley’s Believe It Or Not

It’s a six game slate tonight and there’s rain possible in two of those. Quick math tells me there’s 8 starting pitchers worth considering. Man I hate the rain, have I mentioned that? I would watch the weather like a hawk and if things look so-so, I’d still roll with the hitters in the contest, but so-so weather and starting pitchers don’t mix for me. Nothing is worse...
Via Razzball
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 36 preview (5/14/15)

After two tough luck losses, the Yanks go for the series split with Chase Whitley (1-1, 3.06 ERA) taking on Erasmo Ramirez (0-1, 8.38 ERA). This will be Whitley’s second start against Tampa Bay this season. He made his season debut against them on April 28 throwing five innings of one run, six hit ball in the win. His last time out against Baltimore he gave up five runs on six...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees go to the well one too many times

It’s been coming. One just had to look at the big picture where it concerned the New York Yankees’ bullpen. The Yankees have been playing (and winning) a lot of close games, requiring a good deal of effort from the bullpen. Finally, the relief crew couldn’t get it done and Dellin Betances was handed his first blown save of the season despite not allowing an earned run in Monday...
Via Yankees Unscripted
16 days ago  |  Discuss

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