injury

Yankees shortstop Brendan Ryan (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Yankees Shortstop Brendan Ryan To Miss At Least The First Month Of Season

New York Yankees backup shortstop Brendan Ryan will be out into at least May because of a strained right calf.

04/02/2015

Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius fields a line drive off the bat of James Loney of the Tampa Bay Rays during the fourth inning of a spring training game on March 9, 2015 at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Yankees Shortstop Didi Gregorius Still Sidelined By Sprained Left Wrist

Gregorius, hurt diving for a grounder in Saturday’s game against Baltimore, is listed on the travel roster for a split-squad game Thursday with Detroit.

04/01/2015

Zack Wheeler (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets’ Wheeler Officially On Rehab Trail Following Tommy John Surgery

The Mets said team medical director Dr. David Altchek operated in New York on Wednesday to reconstruct the 24-year-old right-hander’s ulnar collateral ligament.

03/25/2015

Infielder Jose Pirela of the New York Yankees participates in a spring training workout on Feb. 26, 2015 at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Yankees Prospect Pirela Suffers Concussion After Crashing Into Wall

An MRI and bran scan came back normal and he was released from the hospital on Sunday. “Obviously you’re concerned when a player doesn’t get up,” manager Joe Girardi said.

03/23/2015

Chris Borland  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images), Peyton Hillis

Palladino: Hillis, Borland Show NFL Concussions No Laughing Matter

The Giants did Peyton Hillis a big favor when they cut him. They gave him a chance to preserve his brain by taking away the one incentive — dollars — that keeps players coming back.

03/23/2015

Zack Wheeler of the New York Mets pitches against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on August 20, 2014. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Mets Pitcher Zack Wheeler To Have Tommy John Surgery Early Next Week

New York Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler will have Tommy John surgery early next week and is expecting a 14-month rehabilitation, a schedule that would put him back in the major leagues in June 2016.

03/20/2015

Jacoby Ellsbury (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Ellsbury ‘Fully Confident’ He’ll Be Ready For Opening Day

New York’s center fielder is out of action until the middle of next week because of a strained oblique. He said before Thursday night’s loss that the injury “feels a lot better already.”

03/20/2015

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

more

previous