How could this happen? Matt Harvey was a pitcher, a max-effort guy, but with a clean delivery that certainly didn’t look like he was putting undue stress on his arm.
Bartolo Colon matched the Orioles’ Zach Britton but the Yankees’ offense failed to back Colon’s superb effort as they lost 2-0 in the first game of today’s doubleheader.
Yankees right-hander Mark Prior has struggled with shoulder injuries and his last major league appearance came in August 2006. The 30-year-old went 18-6 with a 2.43 ERA in 30 starts for the NL Central champion Chicago Cubs in 2003.
Alex Rodriguez began running the bases in his workout today, a key step in his rehab process. Pedro Felicinao, Ramiro Pena, Damaso Marte and Mark Prior have all also made strides forward.
New York Yankees right-hander Mark Prior says he is scheduled to pitch in a rookie-level Gulf Coast League game on Friday, two days after being hit on the left forearm by a ball during batting practice.
Mark Prior’s comeback may have hit another snag. The converted reliever suffered a bruised left forearm on Wednesday after being hit by a ball during batting practice.
Yankees right-hander Mark Prior is back pitching after missing almost three months because of a strained groin.
Derek Jeter ran the bases for the first time on Tuesday since suffering a strained right calf on June 13, yet the Yankees remain tight-lipped on when their captain will return.
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.
Yankees reliever Joba Chamberlain has undergone an MRI exam for a strained muscle near the rib cage and, according to Joe Girardi, will not pitch for at least the next few days.
This week Sweeny chatted with Mark Prior, sitting in that corner locker, asking him his expectations for spring training, about his health, his outlook after the highs and lows of the last decade.
Kerry Wood is returning to the Chicago Cubs, agreeing to a one-year, $1.5 million contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told the AP. The Yankees were thought to be among the front-runners for Wood.
The Yankees have finalized their minor league contract with right-hander Mark Prior, who is trying to make it back to the major leagues for the first time since 2006.
Mariano Rivera and the New York Yankees have finalized their $30 million, two-year contract. The Yankees also agreed to a minor league contract with right-hander Mark Prior.
The Cliff Lee sweepstakes continue to heat up. WFAN’s Jon Heyman reports the Yankees will make a “very strong” six-year offer on Wednesday.