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...
Yankees Game 18: Blown out from the beginning

Yankees Game 18: Blown out from the beginning

New York Yankees 1 — Tampa Bay Rays 16 As you can see from the score, tonight’s game at Tampa Bay will not be one to look back on. A scoreless first inning by Ivan Nova that included two strikeouts gave the Yankees hope that they would bounce back from a...