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
8 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
8 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
9 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
9 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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees win clouded by David Robertson injury

The New York Yankees won their home opener Monday afternoon 4-2 over the Baltimore Orioles in front of a sellout crowd. The celebration was short lived as Yankees manager Joe Girardi announced after the game that closer David Robertson will be placed on the disabled list due to a strained groin suffered in Sunday’s victory.When Adam Warren came on to preserve a two-run lead...
Via The Baseball Stance
9 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
9 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
9 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
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees: What song do you want David Robertson to enter too?

David Robertson (Photo credit: Keith Allison) With Spring Training right around the corner, baseball fanatics, like myself, tend to over-analyze possibilities for the forthcoming season. Last night, instead of going forward I got a tad nostalgic. I found myself glued to YouTube watching videos of the newly retired New York Yankees closer Marino Rivera. From last season’s All-Star...
Via Lady Loves Pinstripes
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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