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Saturday, March 21, 2020

Yankees’ Aaron Judge says fractured rib is healing as expected, reveals collapsed lung diagnosis

Major League Baseball, like many sports leagues around the world, has been shut down indefinitely because of the growing threat that is the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Spring training has been suspended and Opening Day has been pushed back to at least mid-May, and that remains subject to change as the situation develops.

The shutdown will have a tangible on-field impact on the game and the New York Yankees may feel that impact more than most. The shutdown means their injured players may be ready to play when the season begins. Aaron Hicks, Aaron Judge, James Paxton, Luis Severino, and Giancarlo Stanton are all working their way back from injuries.

Judge was diagnosed with a stress fracture in his top right rib two weeks ago—he suffered the injury last September and was having shoulder and pectoral issues in spring training—and, on Friday, he had his two-week checkup. He told the Associated Press the bone is healing as expected, and he revealed another injury: a collapsed lung. For real.

 

QLE Posted: March 21, 2020 at 12:35 AM | 1 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Brian Posted: March 21, 2020 at 05:12 PM (#5932526)
Aaron Hicks, Aaron Judge, James Paxton, Luis Severino, and Giancarlo Stanton are all working their way back from injuries.


Geez, let's hope MLB is back before Severino is.

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