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The Yankees’ Chase Whitley pitches during the first inning against the Tampa Bay Rays on May 14, 2015 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Yankees Place Whitley On 15-Day DL; Veteran Lefty Capuano To Join Rotation Sunday

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.

05/15/2015

Ivan Nova (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Nova, Capuano Inching Toward Return To Yankees

New York Yankees right-hander Ivan Nova has thrown a simulated game and says he could pitch in an extended spring training game on Saturday.

04/27/2015

CC Sabathia #52 of the New York Yankees poses for a portrait on February 27, 2015 at George M. Steinbrenner Stadium in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

CC Sabathia Throws Simulated Game; Chris Capuano Out Until May

“I’m not hurt. I feel good. That’s the only way I’m judging myself right now,” Sabathia said. “I’m encouraged.”

03/12/2015

Chris Capuano (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Sims: Breaking Down Capuano And Risks Of Rushing Back From Quad Strain

By now you’ve probably heard that Chris Capuano – a 36-year-old left-hander and the Yankees’ projected fifth starter – left his exhibition start in the first inning Wednesday with a right quadriceps strain.

03/12/2015

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees hits a single during the fourth inning of a spring training game against the Tampa Bay Rays on March 9, 2015 at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

An A-Bomb For A-Rod: Rodriguez Hits First Homer Since Returning From Suspension

Rodriguez hit a long drive to left-center on a 3-1 pitch from right-hander Brandon Workman leading off the fourth inning. Rodriguez has five hits in 11 at-bats (.455) this spring training.

03/11/2015

Chris Capuano (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Yankees Starter Chris Capuano Leaves Outing With Strained Right Quadriceps

Capuano, 36, was hurt in the first inning Wednesday while covering first base on Brock Holt’s one-out grounder to first baseman Garrett Jones. The left-hander was scheduled for an MRI.

03/11/2015

Masahiro Tanaka (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees Pitchers And Catchers: 2015 Season Hinges On Health Of Arms

When healthy, the Yankees’ top three of Tanaka, Pineda and Sabathia could be as good as any in baseball. The problem: they have to prove they’re no longer damaged goods.

02/20/2015

Masahiro Tanaka #19 of the New York Yankees pitches in a simulated game on September 15, 2014 at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Palladino: As Camp Nears, Yanks Have Major Question Marks In Rotation

In two weeks, pitchers and catchers will report with a starting five comprised of three legitimate injury risks, one young flamethrower in Eovaldi and an average swingman in Capuano.

02/06/2015

Chris Capuano (credit: Getty Images)

Yankees Add Rotation Depth, Bring Back Capuano For 1 Year

Chris Capuano is staying with the New York Yankees, just like fellow free agents Chase Headley and Chris Young.

12/16/2014

Brandon McCarthy (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Heyman: Yankees Targeting Starters McCarthy, Capuano And Hammel

A day after we learned which players the Yankees reportedly won’t target in free agency, we got a better of idea of who exactly is on their radar.

11/05/2014

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - SEPTEMBER 15:  Center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury #22 of the New York Yankees and left fielder Brett Gardner #11 fail to haul in the fly ball by James Loney of the Tampa Bay Rays during the fourth inning of a game on September 15, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Rays Edge Yankees 1-0 On Late Zobrist RBI

Ben Zobrist hit a game-ending single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, lifting the Tampa Bay Rays over the New York Yankees 1-0 on Monday night.

09/16/2014

Shane Greene pitches in the first inning against the Detroit Tigers at Yankee Stadium on August 7, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Palladino: ‘Little’ Yankees Pitchers Don’t Bow Down To Big, Bad Tigers

Given the Bombers’ issues, winning this series against Detroit’s All-World guns is sort of like the Boy Scouts beating up a SWAT team.

08/08/2014

Chase Headley #12 of the New York Yankees hits a home run during the fifth inning against of the Detroit Tigers in a MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on August 6, 2014. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Headley, McCann Homer As Yankees Top Tigers 5-1

Chris Capuano outpitched Justin Verlander while Brian McCann and Chase Headley homered to send the New York Yankees past the Detroit Tigers 5-1 Wednesday night.

08/07/2014

Yoenis Cespedes was trade by the Oakland Athletics to the Boston Red Sox on July 31, 2014. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Yankees-Red Sox Rivalry To Take On Entirely New Look Friday Night

The last-place Red Sox may debut newcomers Yoenis Cespedes and Allen Craig on Friday night at home, where they’ll face one former teammate in New York Yankees starter Chris Capuano and possibly another in shortstop Stephen Drew.

08/01/2014

Chris Capuano pitches for the Boston Red Sox on May 13, 2014. (Credit: Getty Images)

Chris Capuano Added To Yanks’ Roster, Will Start On Saturday

The 35-year-old Capuano was 1-1 with a 4.55 ERA in 28 relief appearances for Boston, which released him July 1. He was 1-0 with a 2.79 ERA in four starts for the Rockies’ Triple-A and Double-A affiliates.

07/25/2014

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