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Sims: Breaking Down Luis Torrens’ Season-Ending Injury

The labrum is a firm fibrocartilaginous structure that is attached to the inner socket of the shoulder and hip joints.

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Third baseman Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees and outfielder Carlos Beltran #36 participate in a spring training workout on February 26, 2015 at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Sims: They Say They Feel Great, But Tanaka And Beltran Remain Concerns

It does seem likely that Tanaka — a fastball pitcher who’s had a UCL injury at such a young age — is destined for Tommy John surgery. The real question is, if not now, when?


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Nets’ Teletovic To Chris Bosh: Believe Me, You’ll Get Better Soon

Nets forward Mirza Teletovic expects to be able to resume playing in July. He was diagnosed with pulmonary embolus, which has also sidelined Heat All-Star Chris Bosh for the remainder of the season.



Derrick Rose Needs Yet Another Knee Surgery; NBA Stars Tweet Support

The Chicago Bulls star will have surgery on his right knee for the second straight season, casting doubt on whether the once dynamic point guard will ever be the same after a series of injuries.


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Mets First Baseman Lucas Duda Recovering From Mild Left Intercostal Strain

“It’s just a little sore, it’s really a non-issue,” the slugger said Tuesday, when Mets position players were due to report to spring training.


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Matt Harvey Throws Bullpen Session; Collins Calls His Curve ‘Stinkin’ Dynamite’

He didn’t limit the session to fastballs. The 25-year-old threw some secondary stuff, and tossed a devastating curveball that manager Terry Collins called “stinkin’ dynamite.”


Pitcher Masahiro Tanaka of the New York Yankees talks with the media during spring training media availability at George M. Steinbrenner Field on February 20, 2015 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Cliff McBride/Getty Images)

Masahiro Tanaka Feels Fine After Throwing 34 Pitches In Second Bullpen Session

“It’s absolutely good,” Tanaka said through a translator. “I think the No. 1 thing is throwing it a little bit harder than last time.”


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Palladino: Sizzling Comeback Not Guaranteed For Mets’ Harvey

The dream, of course, is that Matt Harvey will be dominant coming off Tommy John surgery. The reality says he’s 50-50 to resume his reign of terror on NL hitters until he actually starts proving it.


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Ailing Melo Says He’ll ‘Probably’ Play In All-Star Game

Carmelo Anthony has acknowledged he may soon need to shut himself down due to a sore left knee. Surgery is an option, too. But he’s still planning to start Sunday’s showcase at MSG.


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Sore Carmelo Anthony Might Be Forced To Miss All-Star Game At MSG

“I won’t even try to force it. Even though the game will be in New York and I’d love to play in front of that crowd, if I can’t go, I can’t go.”


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Yankees Pitcher Ivan Nova Hopes To Throw Off A Mound Soon

The 28-year-old right-hander threw from 120 feet on flat ground Tuesday at the Yankees’ minor league complex and appears on track to rejoin the team by June.


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Melo Tweaks Knee, Says He’s ‘Getting Closer’ To Shutting It Down

Carmelo Anthony left in the fourth quarter to get his left knee re-taped, the team said, but never returned — and in the locker room afterward, showed signs of frustration.


Masahiro Tanaka #19 of the New York Yankees walks back to the dugout after pitching the first inning of a simulated game on September 15, 2014 at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Rothschild: Offseason Reports On Tanaka’s Elbow Have Been Positive

“So far he’s felt good,” Rothschild said Monday at the Yankees’ minor league complex. “He’s had a good winter.”


Henrik Lundqvist makes a save against the New York Islanders at the Nassau Coliseum on April 13, 2013. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rangers’ Lundqvist Expects To Return From Neck Injury Before Playoffs

Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist expressed hope he would return from a throat-area injury before the start of the playoffs.


Michael Grabner #40 of the New York Islanders in action against the Philadelphia Flyers at Wells Fargo Center on February 5, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Banged-Up Islanders Place Forward Michael Grabner On Injured Reserve

Injuries are suddenly catching up to the New York Islanders, who ruled out three regulars before their win over the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday.