“If we are going to lose him for some time, somebody’s got to step up,” Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. “That’s the bottom line.”
Prior to getting injured, d’Arnaud was off to a red-hot start. In 11 games he hit .317 with two home runs and 10 RBIs.
Whitley has been filling a rotation spot that opened when Masahiro Tanaka was sidelined. The right-hander will undergo an MRI and further examination Friday.
New York Mets center fielder Juan Lagares will miss his third straight game Thursday against the Chicago Cubs because of a strained right side.
Lagares has been playing with the injury for about a week, but was held out Tuesday night when it got worse. Manager Terry Collins says he also might sit out on Wednesday.
Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka has thrown his first bullpen session since going on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right forearm and tendinitis in his right wrist.
Tanaka made 10 pitches at 60 feet on level ground after a throwing session on flat ground before Monday night’s game at Tampa Bay.
The captain has experienced lower-back pain in recent days. An MRI revealed no structural damage, but the third baseman won’t resume baseball activity until the discomfort subsides.
Manny Pacquiao and his handlers have been hit with a lawsuit asking for damages for anyone who paid to watch his fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. because he failed to disclose his shoulder was injured.
When will David Wright be back in the lineup? Nobody knows — not even Mets general manager Sandy Alderson.
Meanwhile, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Neal ElAttrache told ESPN.com that Pacquiao will undergo surgery later this week to repair a “significant tear” in his rotator cuff.
According to a report, if the Rangers advance to the Eastern Conference final and Stanley Cup Final, there’s a good chance that the Norwegian won’t play.
Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka is going to be out at least a month because of tendinitis in his right wrist and a mild right forearm strain.
The Masahiro Tanaka story continues to unfold, with uncertainty and caution the prevailing themes.
Zuccarello scored 15 goals and added 34 assists for the Blueshirts in 2015. In New York’s first-round series victory over the Penguins, the 5-foot-7 Norwegian had two assists and no goals.