This is the March 17, 2013 news archive. View today's Yankees rumors and news.
First baseman Mark Teixeira said his wrist injury was not a sprain but rather a partially torn tendon sheath, which might keep him out until June, and maybe longer.
Share TweetDavid Ortiz has already been ruled out for Opening Day, and now shortstop Stephen Drew's chances of playing April 1 against the Yankees are shrinking, too.Source: MLB.com
Yankees release outfielder DiazUpdated Mar 17 Share TweetThe Yankees have released outfielder Matt Diaz, trimming a contender from their spring search for a right-handed bat. Diaz, 35, hit .200 (6-for-30) with no extra-base hits and two RBIs in 13 spring games for New York.Source: MLB.com