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Jacoby Ellsbury (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Oblique Strain To Keep Jacoby Ellsbury On Shelf For Week

“I’m not really concerned about it, because it’s really mild,” manager Joe Girardi said. “This is the time of year we can protect him a little bit, don’t have to rush him back.”

03/19/2015

Jacoby Ellsbury #22 of the New York Yankees in action against the Cleveland Indians during their game at Yankee Stadium on August 10, 2014. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Jacoby Ellsbury Has Mild Right Abdominal Strain, Could Miss Up To A Week

Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Ellsbury will not play Wednesday, then will be evaluated Thursday. He didn’t rule out Ellsbury missing up to a week.

03/18/2015

David Wright #5 of the New York Mets looks on before the game at Tradition Field on March 6, 2015 in Port St. Lucie, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Palladino: Zack Wheeler Is Replaceable, But David Wright Isn’t

There are bad breaks, and then there are bad breaks. Some just make it harder to win. Others destroy teams.

03/18/2015

Mets GM Sandy Alderson (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Sandy Alderson Defends Mets’ Handling Of Zack Wheeler’s Elbow

New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson defended the team’s handling of pitcher Zack Wheeler, who is expected to miss the 2015 season because of a torn elbow ligament.

03/17/2015

Dillon Gee #35 of the New York Mets pitches in the first inning during the first game of a doubleheader against the Washington Nationals on September 25, 2014 at Nationals Park in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Gee On Returning To Rotation: ‘I Hate That This Is The Way I’m Back’

This wasn’t how Dillon Gee wanted to regain a spot in the New York Mets’ rotation.

03/17/2015

Chris Borland of the San Francisco 49ers makes a tackle against the Oakland Raiders on December 7, 2014. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

NFL Shocker: 49ers’ Borland Retires At 24 Over Head-Injury Fears

Chris Borland told ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” on Monday that he is retiring following his standout rookie season because playing football isn’t “worth the risk.”

03/17/2015

Dillon Gee of the New York Mets pitches against the Miami Marlins at Citi Field on April 27, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets Turn To Dillon Gee With Wheeler Lost For Season

“That’s why we have him,” manager Terry Collins said. “He’ll be the guy. … Dillon’s won a lot of games in the big leagues and he’s going to have to step up and fill some big shoes, but he can handle it.”

03/17/2015

Zack Wheeler #45 of the New York Mets pitches in the first inning against the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field on August 27, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets’ Zack Wheeler Has Torn UCL In Elbow, Will Likely Miss 2015 Season

Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler has a torn elbow ligament, a blow to a team hoping to compete for the playoffs following Matt Harvey’s return from Tommy John surgery.

03/16/2015

Dillon Gee  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images), Josh Edgin (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Palladino: Mets GM Alderson Awaiting Judgment On 2 Non-Moves

Sometimes, the moves a GM chooses not to make turn into his most important during the season. Then again, it could also cause the whole season to blow up in his face.

03/16/2015

Josh Edgin (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Mets’ Edgin Opts For Tommy John Surgery; Wheeler Undergoes MRI

With Josh Edgin lost for the season, the only other lefty relievers in camp are Sean Gilmartin and three pitchers with minor league contracts — Scott Rice, Dario Alvarez and Jack Leathersich.

03/16/2015

Kevin Klein #8 of the New York Rangers looks on against the New York Islanders during a game at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 10, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Rangers Defenseman Kevin Klein To Miss 3-4 Weeks With Injury

Rangers defenseman Kevin Klein will be out three to four weeks due to an undisclosed injury sustained when he was struck in the left arm by a shot taken by Washington’s Alex Ovechkin.

03/13/2015

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

Josh Edgin (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Mets’ Edgin Must Decide Between Conservative Rehab Attempt, Tommy John Surgery

The 28-year-old left-hander experienced elbow discomfort and gave up back-to-back RBI triples to left-handed hitters in a 13-2 loss Monday to Miami.

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

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

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