Yankees Avoid Arbitration with Nova

Yankees Avoid Arbitration with Nova

The Yankees have agreed to a one year deal with Ivan Nova, paying him $3.3 million for the 2015 season. Nova went 2-2 with an 8.47 ERA in four starts in 2014 before landing on the DL, which led to Tommy John surgery. The team said his rehab is going well and hopes he...
Roster Moves and Some Quick Notes on Nova

Roster Moves and Some Quick Notes on Nova

In the wake of the the Michael Pineda suspension, the Yankees now have a bigger need for more pitching. This afternoon they made some moves accordingly. The team has optioned SS Dean Anna and relief pitcher Preston Claiborne down to Triple-A Scranton. To fill the...
Surgery Recommended for Nova

Surgery Recommended for Nova

  Ivan Nova had a second round of tests yesterday conducted by Yankee team doctor Christopher Ahmad. The MRI has concluded a partial tear in the UCL of his pitching elbow, and surgery has been recommended. If and when Nova decides to have the Tommy John...
UCL Tear Spells Bad News For Nova

UCL Tear Spells Bad News For Nova

UPDATE: Nova has been placed on the 15-day DL Elbow injuries are no laughing matter, and Ivan Nova would agree. After an MRI late last night, Nova has been diagnosed with a partially torn UCL in his elbow. He said he felt a ‘pop’ after he threw his final...