MLB News Index

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

TANAKA Out for At Least One Month

The Yankees announced that after an MRI today the Yankees are placing MASHAHIRO TANAKA on the 15 day DL. He is expected to be out at leat one month with a grade 1 strain on his pitching elbow.

Numerous sources are reporting that its very likely to be extended beyond the one month announcement and might be much more serious.

Last July (2014) Tanaka partially tore the UCL in his pitching elbow, and elected to not have surgery.