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New York Rangers trainer Jim Ramsay attends to Dan Girardi during the third period against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Madison Square Garden on April 16, 2015. The Rangers defeated the Penguins 2-1. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rangers’ Girardi Back At Practice After Taking Puck To Face

Dan Girardi isn’t one to sit out a game — and it looks like he’ll be good to go for Game 2 against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

04/17/2015

Mirza Teletovic (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets’ Teletovic Cleared To Return After Blood Clots In Lungs

The Nets announced Friday that Teletovic would be listed as out for their playoff games, and they would provide updates if his status changed.

04/17/2015

Brett Gardner (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Gardner Hopes To Return Friday Against Rays

Yankees left fielder Brett Gardner had an MRI on Thursday that confirmed he has a bone bruise in his right wrist.

04/17/2015

Juan Lagares #12 of the New York Mets celebrates scoring in the fourth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies during their game at Citi Field on April 15, 2015. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Despite Loss Of Wright, Mets Are Feeling Cool, Calm And Confident

This team is confident, and it’s ready to prove that it can keep winning without the face of the franchise.

04/16/2015

David Wright #5 of the New York Mets looks on against the Philadelphia Phillies during their game at Citi Field on April 14, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Mets’ Wright Placed On DL With Hamstring Strain

The Amazin’s will have to make due without their captain for the next two weeks.

04/15/2015

The Yankees’ Ivan Nova walks through the dugout following the fourth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays on April 19, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Yankees Starter Ivan Nova Throws First BP Since Elbow Surgery

Nova threw 20 pitches Tuesday at the Yankees’ minor league complex and appears on track to rejoin the team in June.

04/14/2015

Jenrry Mejia (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Mets Closer Jenrry Mejia Goes On DL With Elbow Inflammation

For the second straight season, the New York Mets’ closer hasn’t made it past opening day.

04/07/2015

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

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