If someone else goes down, it’s pot luck as far as reinforcements go. The cavalry won’t be coming. The Mets have all those horses.
Another year, another Yankees pitcher having serious elbow surgery.
Whitley left in the second inning of Thursday night’s loss to Tampa Bay with right elbow pain that had been bothering him for a while.
Whitley has been filling a rotation spot that opened when Masahiro Tanaka was sidelined. The right-hander will undergo an MRI and further examination Friday.
Rene Rivera homered and drove in four runs, Erasmo Ramirez allowed one hit over five innings and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Yankees 6-1 on Thursday night.
The Yankees have used a brilliant bullpen to climb to the top of the AL East. Things didn’t work out so well for their relievers Monday night.
Manny Machado had three hits and drove in a run, Wei-Yin Chen pitched three scoreless innings and the Baltimore Orioles beat the New York Yankees 3-1 on Tuesday.
Outfielder Slade Heathcott and starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka have been transferred to the 60-day disabled list. Right-hander Matt Daley has been released and outfielder Zoilo Almonte was designated for assignment.
The New York Yankees have called up infielder-outfielder Zelous Wheeler from the minors and sent right-hander Chase Whitley to Triple-A.
Until a week ago, rookie Chase Whitley was doing a wonderful job filling in for the New York Yankees. Two starts later, he’s beginning to look overmatched.
Matched up against the Blue Jays for the second time in a week, Chase Whitley had the worst start of his short career.
Adam Lind hit a three-run home run in his return to the starting lineup, rookie Marcus Stroman won for the first time in three starts and the Toronto Blue Jays beat New York 8-3 on Monday night, handing the Yankees their third straight loss.
Chase Whitley pitched seven innings for his first career win, Brian McCann drove in three runs with a timely double and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Friday night.
The Yankees have navigated the last few weeks without three starting pitchers. And while their replacements have done an admirable job all things considered, the Bombers desperately need some stability. Michael Pineda could add that.
Brendan Ryan scored on a wild pitch before John Ryan Murphy capped a two-run 13th inning with an RBI single, and the New York Yankees beat the Cubs 4-2 Wednesday.