Robinson Cano sustained a bruised left hand when he was struck by a pitch Tuesday night in the first inning against the Toronto Blue Jays. Precautionary X-rays were negative, and the Yankees said he is day to day.
Andy Pettitte pitched six effective innings, Curtis Granderson homered and the New York Yankees beat Toronto, 5-3, on Thursday after a 3 1/2-hour rain delay for their 10th straight victory against the Blue Jays.
On Thursday, the Yankees placed Jayson Nix on the 15-day disabled list and called up right-handed reliever Preston Claiborne.
Yankees manager Joe Girardi is giving shortstop Derek Jeter two games off to rest his sore right leg.
Eduardo Nunez hit a tying triple, Brent Lillibridge followed with a go-ahead single and the Yankees rallied against All-Star closer Joe Nathan in the ninth inning Tuesday night for a 5-4 victory over the Rangers.
It’s been a solid couple of days. A good report on Derek Jeter’s tight quad would be the topper.
Andy Pettitte stopped the Orioles once again, Eduardo Nunez returned with a go-ahead hit.
The Yankees also transferred first baseman Mark Teixeira to the 60-day disabled list. He’s out for the season with an injured right wrist.
Perhaps the artillery Girardi really needs, the big cannons, will come alive soon enough.
Alex Rodriguez says he’ll probably need all 20 rehabilitation games before returning to the Yankees. He’s confident he’ll be back in the majors this season.
Alex Rodriguez says he’s feeling great and his relationship with the New York Yankees is fine.
The Yankees’ third baseman, coming back from hip surgery in January, hit a ball to the base of the center-field fence and another on the warning track in left center off a minor league right-hander on Monday as he continued taking simulated at-bats.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman says he’s leaning toward putting Teixeira on the DL. Cashman spoke on a conference call on Monday, an off-day for New York before it hosts the Los Angeles Dodgers in a two-game series.
Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter resumed hitting and fielding drills Friday for the first time since mid-April, a day after receiving medical clearance to increase his rehabilitation program for a broken left ankle.
Jeter and injured teammate Eduardo Nunez took grounders on the outfield grass Monday at the Yankees’ minor league complex. Jeter also continued playing catch.