CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman reports that Whitley was initially diagnosed with a torn UCL. Tommy John Surgery remains an option, but right now, the Yankees are placing Whitley on the 15 day DL before they make a decision.
hear chase whitley has been initially diagnosed with ucl tear. tommy john very possible. for now, yanks place on 15-day dl
Yankees starter Chase Whitley was placed on the 15-day disabled list Friday after suffering an elbow injury in his start against the Tampa Bay Rays Thursday. The team announced today that Whitley suffered a right elbow strain. Whitley was taken out of the game in the second inning after experiencing pain in that elbow.
The Yankees re-announced Whitley’s injury as a right elbow sprain, not a strain.