Kevin Millwood

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Injury Breakdown: Groin Injuries Continue To Make Pitchers Groan

The flexibility, strength and power required of the adductors in pitching, as well as the very repetitive nature of the work, places them at risk of strain.


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Injury Breakdown: Groin Strains Hit Pitchers

Two pitchers left games in the midst of no-hit performances in the last week, and both did so with a groin strain. Kevin Millwood and Alexi Ogando remind us that this injury can occur at any time, to any athlete.


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Hughes On Target Against Mariners As Yankees Win 6-2

Phil Hughes put in his best outing of the season as the Yankees defeated the Mariners 6-2 on Saturday.


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Millwood Opts Out Of Contract With Yankees

Veteran right-hander Kevin Millwood has opted out of his contract with the New York Yankees, which he could do if he wasn’t called up from the minors by May 1.


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Carlos Silva Set To Throw Batting Practice For Yankees

Yankees pitcher Carlos Silva is scheduled to throw batting practice for the first time since signing with New York this month.


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Yankees’ Mark Prior: ‘My Arm Feels Fine’; Righty Reaches 91 MPH

This weekend, Yankees hurler Mark Prior pitched on consecutive days for the first time as he tries to convert to a reliever in his comeback from a series of injuries.


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Yanks’ Millwood Has 1st Spring Start With Scranton

Millwood, who signed a minor league contract with the Yankees March 25, was limited to 48 pitches against Las Vegas and went two-plus innings, allowing three runs on two hits while walking two and striking out two.


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Yankees Sign Millwood To Minor League Deal

The Yankees just added one more arm to the mix. New York signed starter Kevin Millwood on Friday to a minor league deal.


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Keefe To The City: Pettitte Puts Yankees In Tough Spot

Since I have no idea what happens now for the 2011 Yankees and their pitching problems, the only thing I could think of was to place an emergency call to the voice of the reason, Sweeny Murti.


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Rays Lose, Yankees Still Within 1/2 Game

Kevin Millwood allowed two hits over seven innings, Felix Pie hit a two-run triple and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Rays 2-0 before a capacity crowd of 36,973 on Wednesday night.