Coach Kyle Flood announced on Sunday that James tore the ACL in his right knee when he took a Navy player’s helmet to his knee.
Prado has been a solid performer for the Yankees, posting a .316 batting average with seven homers and 16 RBIs in 37 games since being obtained from Arizona on July 31.
Masahiro Tanaka pitched five scoreless innings against minor leaguers in an instructional-league simulated game Monday, perhaps the final step before the injured Japanese pitcher rejoins the Yankees.
Torn ligaments in his left ankle seemingly aren’t going to prevent Steve Weatherford from punting for the New York Giants.
“If he pitched in a big-league game or two and felt good, you wouldn’t do surgery on a guy that felt good,” Girardi said. “That’s the bottom line.”
General manager Sandy Alderson, though, defended Wright’s performance in a down year: “David did what captains do. He persevered, he gutted it out.”
The Yankees plan to have Masahiro Tanaka throw another bullpen session Saturday and say the injured star must pitch in some sort of game setting to determine whether he can avoid elbow surgery.
If it were up to Milliner, he would be manning his usual spot in the Jets’ secondary in the season opener. His left ankle, though, might keep him on the sideline.
Masahiro Tanaka plans to throw a bullpen this week, the next step for the injured New York Yankees ace as he tries to overcome a recent setback.
The New York Mets have put second baseman Daniel Murphy on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained right calf and promoted infielder Dilson Herrera from Double-A.
New York Giants left guard Geoff Schwartz has a dislocated right big toe and will be in a walking boot for a week to 10 days.
Nobody is ever going to blame yet another lost season on Wright alone, but there is no denying he’s had some major problems throughout this 61-70 catastrophe. And now he’s hurt again.
With two weeks to go until the season opener at Detroit on Sept. 8, the unit is undergoing a major change in the wake of guard Geoff Schwartz’s foot injury.
The New York Jets have placed rookie wide receiver Shaquelle Evans on season-ending injured reserve after he underwent shoulder surgery Tuesday.
Saunders was working with trainers at the start of practice Monday, and the team says he will be eased back. He’s expected to address the media either Tuesday or Wednesday.