Yankees' David Robertson (strained groin) returns today

The New York Yankees (11-8) activated closer David Robertson from the disabled list today, reports Spencer Fordin of  MLB.com, and outrighted left-hander Cesar Cabral to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. During the two weeks that Robertson was unavailable, manager Joe Girardi mostly called on Shawn Kelly to finish games, with Tommy Hunter, David Phelps, Edward Mujica, and Adam...
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David Robertson Expected to be Activated Today

David Robertson has never averaged under 10.4 K/9 in his six-year career. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) Yankees closer, David Robertson is healthy and ready to go. The team has made room for Robertson on the roster by optioning Bryan Mitchell back to Double-A Trenton. The 29-year-old reliever has been on the shelf with groin strain since April 7th. He pitched in an extended spring...
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David Robertson returning as New York Yankees closer

The New York Yankees were in a bit of unfamiliar territory when the season began as for the the first time in nearly two decades, they were without Mariano Rivera at the back end of their bullpen. That lead to a handful of potential suitors vying for the closing duties, but it was a job that David Robertson eventually won. Of course, he didn’t get to keep it very long as soon...
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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...
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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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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...
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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...
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16 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...
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16 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...
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17 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&...
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