Category Archives: Injuries

With Capuano down, another look at the last rotation spot

Your browser does not support iframes. Losing Chris Capuano to injury isn’t going to alter the Yankees’ season outlook from a win/loss perspective. What Capuano’s injury does change, however, is the openness of competition for that final rotation spot. Capuano wasn’t … Continue reading

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Why playing Kelly Johnson at first base is not ideal

Mark Teixeira‘s hamstring injury left the Yankees without a true first baseman on their roster, forcing them to get a little creative to fill the void. In Teix’s absence, Joe Girardi has mostly penciled in Kelly Johnson at first, save … Continue reading

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Mark Teixeira’s health and first base depth

What initially appeared to be a harmless foul ball in the second inning could turn out to be a big blow to Mark Teixeira and the Yankees. The first baseman was diagnosed with a strained hamstring and has an MRI set … Continue reading

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