• Hughes likely out 2 weeks due to bulging disk

    Summary of 6 articles · Updated Feb 21, 2013
    New York Yankees pitcher Phil Hughes has a bulging disk in the middle of his back and is likely to be out of action for two weeks, general manager Brian Cashman said Wednesday. New York pitcher Phil Hughes could be sidelined for two weeks because of a bulging disk that will be treated with anti-inflammatory medication. Hughes revealed Wednesday that a bulging disk in his upper back had been diagnosed after a magnetic resonance imaging test, and he could be sidelined two weeks. Both said Hughes' likely ret...
    • Spring Headlines: Phil Hughes sidelined two weeks with back injury, Johnny Cueto out of WBC

      That discomfort Phil Hughes felt in his back while covering first base during fielding drills on Monday? Turns out it was a symptom of something fairly significant. According to MRI results revealed on Wednesday, the Yankees right-hander is dealing with…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Yankees have enough concerns with aging and injured roster, now Phil Hughes' back injury moves to the forefront

      From the moment the spring training gates flew open at Steinbrenner Field, the Yankee brass began holding its breath and crossing its fingers about the physical state of its creaky roster. Every Derek Jeter fielding play, every pitch and wind sprint by …
    • Yankees Cautious After Hughes Injures His Back

      Pitcher Phil Hughes, penciled in as the No. 4 starter for the Yankees, injured his back on Monday in a fielding drill and could be sidelined for two weeks.
      Source: nytimes.com
    • Yanks' Hughes to rest 2 days for back stiffness

      Yankees right-hander Phil Hughes has some upper back stiffness and will be shut down for a couple of days, according to manager Joe Girardi.
      Source: ESPN.com

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