Yankees Injury Updates: Carlos Beltran, David Robertson

Although Yankees right fielder Carlos Beltran stayed in the game after a scary flip over a wall (video here) in the 3rd inning of last night's win against the Tampa Bay Rays, Beltran is not sure if he will be able to play in tonight's tilt with the same team, reports Brendan Kuty of NJ.com. Beltran said he suffered a sore left shoulder and right wrist in the fall.Bryan...
Via Sports Injury Alert
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

David Robertson should be back Tuesday to face the Red Sox

The Yankees should have their closer back just in time to face the Red Sox at Fenway. David Robertson hasn't had any setbacks and the plan is to have him on the mound for the Yankees when New York faces off against Boston on Tuesday night: Robertson threw 25 pitches off a bullpen mound today and reported no problems. He now plans to play in a minor league game on...
Via YanksinExile.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Why David Robertson's Injury Won't Lead To An All-Out Disaster For Yankees

With David Robertson landing on the disabled list yesterday, it was very tempting to go into panic mode, especially with last year's injury-plagued season, and with Mariano Rivera's first year of retirement underway.It was only natural to ask questions such as these:  Will players drop like flies as they did in 2013? Will the Yankees lead the league in blown saves? Will...
Via Lady At The Bat
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Short term saves: Shawn Kelley taking over the 9th with David Robertson on the DL

Through the first few weeks of the season, we’ve seen closers dropping like flies with either injuries or managerial decisions removing them from anticipated 9th inning roles. This past week as part of the Touch ‘em all podcast on Fantasy Sports Network, our Chris Meaney, Mike Omelan and myself discussed this fact when pointing out that chasing saves in the draft room is often...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Closer David Robertson Headed To DL With Groin Injury

NEW YORK — Yankees closer David Robertson is headed to the disabled list because of a strained groin just three appearances into his role as Mariano Rivera’s replacement. Robertson felt discomfort Sunday five or six pitches into the ninth inning of a 6-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays, his second save in three outings this season. “It’s really disappointing,” Robertson...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees David Robertson Placed On 15-Day Disabled List

The New York Yankees may have won Monday’s match-up against the Baltimore Orioles, but the bigger news was what had happened the day before to their closer David Robertson. The heir to closer Mariano Rivera pulled his left-groin while closing out a 6-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays. It forces all of us to throw another inning later, so obviously, that’s not good for the whole...
Via FF Locker Room
11 days ago  |  Discuss

David Robertson Lands on Disabled List, Tex Injury Update

Today’s home opener was marred with some bad news. Yankees closer David Robertson has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained groin. It’s being classified as a grade 1 strain, which isnt the worst news, but once again manager Joe Giriardi isn’t taking any chances. Robertson apparently injured his groin while closing out Sunday’s game in Toronto, but didn...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
11 days ago  |  Discuss

David Robertson to the DL

After the Yankees won their home opener, manager Joe Girardi divulged that closer David Robertson would be going on the DL. David Robertson has a pulled groin and is going on the DL — Bryan Hoch (@BryanHoch) April 7, 2014 It is being classified as a Grade 1 strain. The Yankees will use a committee at closer for now but Shawn Kelly is expected to get...
Via YanksinExile.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Closer David Robertson to DL

The New York Yankees defeated the Baltimore Orioles 4-2 today, and it was Shawn Kelley who earned the save for the Pinstripes, not David Robertson.  After the game Joe Girardi told the media that Robertson will be placed on the 15-Day disabled list with a pulled groin.  Kelley got Matt Wieters to fly out, Nelson Cruz to pop out and Steve Lombardozzi to ground out, and needed just...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

David Robertson gets his first save as the full-time closer for the Yankees

In the end, the only difference was that he didn't hand the ball off to anyone. For David Robertson, that was the only change he had to make in his first save as the Yankees' full-time closer. “It felt like I got three outs, game was over. It used to be hand the ball to Mo, now I guess it’s turn around and high five,” Robertson said. Robertson&...
Via YanksinExile.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the best NFL free agents still available

Updated NBA Draft early entries list

Honest NBA playoffs slogans

Gallery: The best of Barbie Blank

Breakout candidates for the NHL playoffs

Draft needs for all 32 NFL teams

Seven kids on every youth sports team

Behind the scenes with Paulina Gretzky

100 best players of the MLB expansion era

Best and worst of Monday Night Raw

Five-round NFL mock draft

Most sacred places in NFL history

10 greatest sports Bubbas of all-time

Hockey fights of the week

Reasons to stop playing recreational sports immediately

Youtube_32 Twitter_32 Facebook_32 Rss_32 Email_32
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

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

Company Info
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.