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Yankees Activate Shawn Kelley; Acquire David Huff

(Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) Yankees make a few roster moves today, most notably activating reliever Shawn Kelley from the 15-day disabled list and have optioned Matt Daley back to Triple-A Scranton. Manager Joe Girardi has said that there is no set role for Kelley as of now, it’s all about the match-ups for now. Kelley was the setup man and acted as the closer earlier this season...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Shawn Kelley starts rehab assignment

The New York Yankees dropped to 31-30 on the season following a 8-4 loss to the Kansas City Royals on Saturday. The Yankees have struggled, in the bottom half of the Major Leagues in both team ERA and runs scored. Help may be on the way to bolster the bullpen, as Shawn Kelley began his rehab assignment. Reports are that he had no issues, which is a good sign moving forward. #487113429...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Some Positive Injury News for Beltran and Kelley

Elsa, Getty Images Some of the injury news seems to be looking a bit brighter for the Yankees. Seems Carlos Beltran has been responding okay to back-to-back days taking light batting practice with hitting instructor Kevin Long. Beltran has been progressing slowly but surely, spoke to the media for the first time in a few weeks prior to yesterday’s game seemed very optimistic. “I’m...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Kelley takes 'big step' with bullpen session

Shawn Kelley threw 20 fastballs and snapped off five sliders in the bullpen Friday at Yankee Stadium, his first time on a mound since his back locked up following a May 6 outing against the Angels in Anaheim. Kelley, who is on the Yankees' 15-day disabled list with a strained lumbar spine, said that he tested his back by throwing with some intensity, about what he normally would...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Shawn Kelley starts throwing

The New York Yankees scored three runs in the ninth inning to defeat the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday by the score of 6-4. The win improved the Yankees to 27-23 on the season. The Yankees have been slightly below the middle of the pack in pitching and have been hit hard with injuries, with four pitchers on the disabled list. There is good news on reliever Shawn Kelley, who is...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Shawn Kelley has setback

Shawn Kelley's timetable is up in the air after the ailing New York Yankees reliever suffered a setback while trying to make his way back from a lumbar injury. Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reports that Kelley will not head out on a rehab assignment over the weekend as previously planned after waking up Tuesday with back stiffness, following Monday's catch session...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Shawn Kelley to the DL

The hits keep coming for the Yankees as Shawn Kelley will now go to the DL. Shawn Kelley to DL, Zoilo Almonte called up. — Bryan Hoch (@BryanHoch) May 13, 2014 The Yankees bullpen is already taxed so losing Kelley at this juncture is even more worrying than it would be otherwise. Kelley hasn't been pitching for a couple of games due to back tightness....
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Shawn Kelley among numerous injured Yankees pitchers

If last night's loss emphasized anything, it's that the bullpen is overtaxed. The entire pitching staff is feeling the impact of various injuries, as even those who aren't handling some malady have to pick up the slack left by those who are. On Monday, Alfredo Aceves, Matt Thornton and Preston Claiborne gave up five runs in the final three innings. Adam...
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Laz Diaz once again decided to make a spectacle out of himself last night

On Monday night, Laz Diaz gave the 39,701 fans at Angel Stadium what they wanted when he put on a show in the eighth inning before ejecting Yankees pitcher Shawn Kelley. After Kelley jawed with Diaz for what he felt was a tight strike zone, Diaz spent ten seconds essentially brushing Kelley off and antagonizing him before ejecting him from the game. The crowd roared with pleasure...
Via The Outside Corner
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Shawn Kelley sent to Tacoma AAA

A short while ago via the Seattle Mariners twitter feed we learned that the team has announced RHP Shawn Kelley has been optioned to AAA Tacoma. This officially puts the M's roster at 27 players; we all know to well of course that they need to be at 25 by 2 pm Wed. Looks like Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager Jack Zduriencik wasn't happy...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
April 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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