The Mets have placed infielder Justin Turner on the 15-day disabled list with pain in his ribcage, setting up a roster shuffle that led to top prospect Zack Wheeler being added as the extra player for a doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves.
Kevin Youkilis needs back surgery and Mark Teixeira returned to the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday with an aching right wrist, the latest injury setbacks for the depleted New York Yankees.
Brian Cashman insists he’s not angry with Kevin Long. But the Yankees GM didn’t too happy with him either when discussing Mark Teixeira’s wrist woes.
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.
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is scheduled to undergo back surgery on Tuesday to address chronic back pain.
“That’s a good thing,” Joe Girardi said before the team’s 6-5 win over the Los Angeles Angels. “If he was to re-tear it, that would probably be it for the season.”
The role of the sheath is to stabilize the tendon within, enabling it to function more effectively, and minimize the likelihood it would sustain degenerative wear and tear and any resultant inflammation.
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.
Mallet Finger is an injury to the tendon that extends the finger. The tendon becomes elongated or ruptures in the region that controls the finger joint furthest from the palm.
The Yankees said Thursday that Derek Jeter was examined by Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte, N.C., and that he is continuing to heal.
Holmes has been out since last September, when he broke his left foot. He spoke Wednesday about his long recovery and “learning to walk again.”
Jeter and injured teammate Eduardo Nunez took grounders on the outfield grass Monday at the Yankees’ minor league complex. Jeter also continued playing catch.
Kevin Youkilis was kept out of the Yankees lineup Sunday with lower back stiffness, but says it’s “nothing like” the injury that put him on the disabled list in April.
The Nationals announced on Thursday that Harper is now slated to consult Dr. James Andrews because of his persistent left knee symptoms.
The 13-time All-Star turns 39 this month. He will have a CT scan and be examined by Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte, N.C. The team captain says he hopes to be cleared to increase his baseball activities.
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