Posted: August 18th, 2011 | Author: JewelleAnn | Filed under: Baseball | Tags: Alex Rodriguez, Conclusion, Couple Of Days, Game, Last Friday, Minor League, Rod Link, Rodriguez Alex, Running, Twins, Walks, Yankees | No Comments »
Alex Rodriguez felt “a little tentative, a little hesitant” during the rehab game previous night with the Yankees’ Triple-A associate, the club has pronounced it might delay on activating him.
Rodriguez began his minor league task last Friday, aspiring to get some time at the plate and in the field under his belt before going back Thursday for New York’s series opener versus the Twins.
At the same time as he was capable to play 8 innings previous night, going 1-2 with a pair of walks, Rodriguez informed his team that he was not running extreme and in fact informed reporters that it is pretty clear he is not going to play. He would not prove that he would just be able to go on Friday.
New York will so far have A-Rod link the club in Minnesota before creating a conclusion on him.
Girardi said, “Our plans right now are still to bring him to Minnesota tomorrow if everything goes OK. We may not activate him. We may just have him go through some things for a couple of days, then wait a couple of days to activate him.”
Right from the start, the Yankees have accepted that they do not want to hurry Rodriguez as he recovers from a torn meniscus. The entire idea of experiencing in-season surgery was so that he could return healthy for their playoff run.
Posted: June 12th, 2011 | Author: JewelleAnn | Filed under: Baseball | Tags: Adam Warren, Alex Rodriguez, Andy Pettitte, Bartolo Colon, Brian Cashman, Couple Of Days, David Phelps, Dead Arm, Deepness, Elbow, Free Agent, Gust, Hurdle, Joba Chamberlain, Mri Exam, Phil Hughes, Right Hander, Scrap Heap, Stint, Yankee | No Comments »
Bartolo Colon’s shoulder may be eligible as the remedial miracle of the year; however he still has 38-year-old legs sustaining an XXL upper body. Earlier or later something was hurdle to offer.
Simply who would have estimated that Colon pulling up with constrain damage on a cool; hazy day in June would succeed as a potentially overwhelming expansion for the Yankees?
Yet there’s no extra method to place it. The Yankees by now had a bullpen disaster on their hands after bringing up the rear of Joba Chamberlain for the period due to an elbow damage a couple of days ago, and, abruptly, the similar can be said for their starting revolution.
Colon’s unpredicted supremacy this period, which sustained Saturday in a 4-0 triumph over the Indians, had assisted them endure Phil Hughes’ strange dead-arm difficulty, not to state Andy Pettitte’s retirement and Cliff Lee’s refusal of Yankee free-agent money.
At this time, in a week when the Red Sox exhibited their present advantage over their famed rivals, the probable loss of Colon is quite a gust.
Furthermore, don’t believe the Yankees don’t recognize it. You just had to hear Alex Rodriguez pouring regarding Colon later, as he measured the damage results, to know what the invigorated right hander had approach to mean to this group.
“He has been throwing the ball like a legitimate No. 1 starter, “A-Rod said, “like he did in his CyYoung year in 2005.”
A-Rod named it “the sign of the century,” noting that GM Brian Cashman signed Colon off the scrap heap previous winter.
He would stay until he obtains outcomes of MRI exam of Colon prior to openly considering life without him, however confidentially Yankee people were bracing for an unlimited stint on the disabled record.
Adam Warren or David Phelps are both the probable candidates to replace Colon a pair of right-handers of whom have pitched well in Triple-A. They are not measured to have the probable of Manny Banuelos or Dellin Betances, who made like buzz throughout spring training, although Cashman is not going to hurry either of those two to the majors by, dragging them out of Double-A at this moment.
Otherwise the Yankees can as an alternative expect for one more Colon-like and raise Carlos Silva, a repossession project signed off waivers from the Cubs in April who has created made three solid starts at Triple A.