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Sunday, March 08, 2020

Yankees’ injuries continue to pile up as Gary Sanchez dealing with back soreness

The Yankees won 103 games a season ago, but in some ways their success was overshadowed by the absurd number of injuries they suffered. Unfortunately for the colossus in the Bronx, the run-up to the 2020 season hasn’t brought measurably improved fortunes.

To recap, lefty James Paxton is sidelined until at least May after undergoing back surgery. Tommy John surgery has put right-hander Luis Severino out for all of 2020, and outfielders Giancarlo Stanton (calf) and Aaron Judge (ribs) are in doubt for Opening Day. As well, outfielder Aaron Hicks is still out after having Tommy John surgery last October.

Now you can add slugging catcher Gary Sanchez to the ledger. It doesn’t sound serious, but Sanchez was scratched from taking batting practice on Saturday because of a sore back.

So, when did it turn out that everyone on the Yankees was made out of Waterford crystal?

QLE Posted: March 08, 2020 at 12:44 AM | 1 comment(s)
  Beats: back, gary sanchez, injuries, yankees

 

 

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