Nady to undergo MRI on elbow

Game 8 Spillover Thread II
Extra inning wins & rain outs

Per PeteAbe, Xavier Nady wasn’t replaced for defensive purposes in the eighth inning. He felt a sharp pain in his elbow and will undergo an MRI tomorrow. Back in 2002 Nady had Tommy John surgery. We can only hope this isn’t that serious.

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Game 8 Spillover Thread II
Extra inning wins & rain outs
  • pat

    Ah f*ck.

  • http://twitter.com/tsjc68 tommiesmithjohncarlos a/k/a Ridiculous Upside
  • Blackdragon905

    damn, this doesn’t sound good at all…

  • http://www.riveraveblues.com Benjamin Kabak

    Well, on the plus side, it’ll make it a lot easier to get Posada and Swisher in the lineup. Right? Silver lining?

    • http://twitter.com/tsjc68 tommiesmithjohncarlos a/k/a Ridiculous Upside
    • Joey

      Shoulda traded him when we coulda got something!!!!!! We coulda gots teh Johan!!!!!!!!!!!!

      • radnom

        Switching a ‘t’ and an ‘h’ does not make your comment funny.
        It was only funny in the first place because it was actually plausible that people think that way. Applying the same concept to……..I dunno….EVERYTHING doesn’t really work.

        • steve (different one)

          Switching a ‘t’ and an ‘h’ does not make your comment funny.

          says the guy named “radnom”….I KEED I KEED!!!!

    • radnom

      cONSIDERING YOU WOULDN’T BE PLAYING nADY OVER sWISHER THE WAY sWISH IS HITTING RIGHT NOW ANYWAY; ITS JUST NEWS THAT THE 4TH of IS POSSIBLY INJURED POSSIBLY NOT. i’M NOT TOO WORRIED.

      • radnom

        wow, um yeah. Didn’t notice capslock was on.

        • http://twitter.com/tsjc68 tommiesmithjohncarlos a/k/a Ridiculous Upside

          I DON’T KNOW WHAT WE’RE YELLING ABOUT!!!!!!!!

      • Joey

        Caps lock fAIL.

    • mustang

      Yes, that’s the way they are looking to get players playing time.
      Makes sense to me.

      • iamthewalrus

        Jim Edmonds!

  • Reggie C.

    Well … shit.

    Good news: Nady’s already in Tampa. We’ll know the results pretty soon i imagine.

  • Accent Shallow

    I thought the whole reason the Yankees had him shelve his slider was to avoid this exact scenario?

    Argh.

    • http://www.workwithpete.com Pete

      Huh? Nady threw a slider from right field?

      • Accent Shallow

        TINSTAPP!

        • http://www.workwithpete.com Pete

          drugs are bad, mmkay?

  • http://www.workwithpete.com Pete

    And as someone mentioned on LoHud, this now signals the end of the Nick Swisher ‘Dream Season’.

    • http://twitter.com/tsjc68 tommiesmithjohncarlos a/k/a Ridiculous Upside

      Because…

      • http://www.workwithpete.com Pete

        of our luck the last few seasons.

        • Stephen

          I still don’t get it.

          • http://www.workwithpete.com Pete

            If Swisher doesn’t have any competition for RF, recent Yankees luck dictates Swisher will fall back to the mean in a hurry.

            • http://twitter.com/tsjc68 tommiesmithjohncarlos a/k/a Ridiculous Upside

              Good think “luck” isn’t predictable or patterned.

              • Pel

                Good think “luck” isn’t predictable or patterned.

                Only if you notice it when you notice it.

              • http://deleted Tseng- Rename Cy Young the “Swisher” award.

                There is no luck. There is only Nick Swisher.

            • Drew

              Okay, I’m not sure if you’re aware. NICK SWISHER WILL NOT HIT .500. As far as falling back to the mean. What is his mean, 35 homeruns? that will get him over 100 rbi’s on this team. Also, we better not let him pitch again, he might FALL BACK TO THE MEAN IN A HURRY.

  • http://www.puristbleedspinstripes.com Rebecca-Optimist Prime…Swisher for MVP

    Is it the same elbow?

    • radnom

      I’m going to assume so, perhaps ignorantly. The pain tonight was in his right elbow. Would it make sense to get TJ surgery on a non throwing elbow? I’m going to go with no, and figure it was his right elbow last time as well.

  • Mike

    I’m liking the 2009 Matsuzaka.

    • Mike

      He’s very Wangian tonight

      • http://heavysoundsandtheabstracttruth.files.wordpress.com/2008/12/alg_burnett-sabathia-3.jpg Mike Pop

        Posnerian?

        • http://twitter.com/tsjc68 tommiesmithjohncarlos a/k/a Ridiculous Upside

          Ponsnerian.

          Don’t leave out that first N.

          • http://heavysoundsandtheabstracttruth.files.wordpress.com/2008/12/alg_burnett-sabathia-3.jpg Mike Pop

            D’oh!

        • http://www.riveraveblues.com Benjamin Kabak

          You’re both wrong.

          Posnerian refers to a judge on the Seventh Circuit.

          Ponsonian is what you’re looking for.

          • http://twitter.com/tsjc68 tommiesmithjohncarlos a/k/a Ridiculous Upside

            No, Ponsonian would apply only to Sidney Ponson’s craptacularness. That’s crappy, but not quite crappy enough for the adjective we’ve got in mind.

            Ponsonian + Rasnerian = Ponsnerian.

    • Reggie C.

      WTF happened to Matsuzaka-san?? 5 run first inning!

      Looks like the luck stayed in boston.

  • Bryan

    I dont want to jump to conclusions, but this cant be good…

    • Joey

      well they could take the MRI and find candy in there. That would be good, no?

      • Mike

        Depends what kind

        • Bryan

          Defiantly, if it was 100 Grand I would be happy, butterfingers, not so much.

          • http://twitter.com/tsjc68 tommiesmithjohncarlos a/k/a Ridiculous Upside

            Damnit, Bryan, now you made me hungry for a 100 Grand bar, and I’m already comfy in the house. I can’t go downstairs to the bodega now…

    • http://twitter.com/tsjc68 tommiesmithjohncarlos a/k/a Ridiculous Upside

      I dont want to jump to conclusions, but this cant be good…

      http://fusedfilm.com/wp-conten.....it_mat.jpg

      • Joey

        fuck, I landed on moot :-(

  • Bernard

    Considering Matsui can’t play the field until June, perhaps Shelley Duncan for the bench if it’s a 60 day DL worthy injury and it opens a 40 man spot?

    • http://www.riveraveblues.com Joseph Pawlikowski

      I’d rather have John Rodriguez.

      • Brooklyn Ed

        who would be DFA for him? Ransom? Sanchez?

        • Bernard

          Nobody, if Nady goes on the 60 Day DL it opens up a spot on the 40 man roster

      • Bernard

        I figure Shelley gives us an option at 1B as well (that Rodriguez doesn’t) – especially considering this Teixeira quasi-injury.

        • http://twitter.com/tsjc68 tommiesmithjohncarlos a/k/a Ridiculous Upside

          Meh, even if we play Swish exclusively in RF now on, we still have Posada as a 1B backup.

          • Bernard

            Considering his health issues I hate the idea of playing Hip Hip at 1B quite a bit…

    • http://twitter.com/tsjc68 tommiesmithjohncarlos a/k/a Ridiculous Upside

      “Considering Matsui can’t play the field until June ever again…”

      Fixed.

      • Bernard

        Good point

      • http://forums.projectcovo.com/images/smilies/e6omir.gif Expired Milk

        But he plays CF on the Yankees in 2011(MLB The Show) :(

  • Mike

    Glad everyone’s call/demand for a trade of one of their outfielders went unanswered.

  • http://www.new.facebook.com/home.php?ref=home#/profile.php?id=594331910&ref=name Jamal G.

    In semi-related news, Chris Carpenter was just taken out of the game for health reasons.

    • Accent Shallow

      Here’s hoping he has the flu.

    • Reggie C.

      yikes.

    • http://twitter.com/tsjc68 tommiesmithjohncarlos a/k/a Ridiculous Upside

      Fuck. That guy is cursed.

      What’s crazy is that Chris Carpenter is now making Rich Harden look like Cal Ripken Jr.

      • Bryan

        Shits, hes on my fantasy team

        • Stephen

          Yea, mine too

      • Eirias

        And I am three.

    • dkidd

      my cardinal fan wife is freaking out

  • http://www.riveraveblues.com Mike Axisa

    I wonder if it was because of that weak little toss to the cutoff man on the sac fly that tied the game. A sharp pain is different from the pop TJers usually hear, but that doesn’t make it better.

    • radnom

      Or the weak toss was because he was feeling discomfort.

    • Andy In Sunny Daytona

      Could have had some scar tissue tear.

  • E-ROC

    John Rodriguez gets promoted, if the injury is serious?

    • pounder

      If this is a serious injury,what better time to ‘break in’ Derek to the OF.

  • http://heavysoundsandtheabstracttruth.files.wordpress.com/2008/12/alg_burnett-sabathia-3.jpg Mike Pop

    This stinks up the good night.

    • http://twitter.com/tsjc68 tommiesmithjohncarlos a/k/a Ridiculous Upside

      Meh, I’m going to remain optimistic until there’s an MRI showing damage or a report stating it’s serious.

      May end up being nothing. Nady could be back in under a week for all we know.

  • http://actyankee.blogspot.com Matt

    While this will get The Nick Swisher more playing time, I’d rather Nady not be hurt.

    • steve (different one)

      i think Swisher had pretty much cemented himself in the lineup going forward.

      this is about their depth, and this would be a pretty big blow.

      the drop of from Nady to Melky is pretty steep.

      Nady is “boring”, but he’s had a hit in every game. that’s pretty nice from your 4th OFer…

      hopefully it’s nothing.

  • A.D.

    Potentially even with an iffy elbow he can still play this season.

  • Angel

    ouch! fu*ck

  • http://twitter.com/tsjc68 tommiesmithjohncarlos a/k/a Ridiculous Upside

    Heh, Eveland and Matsuzaka threw 83 combined pitches in the first inning.

    • Reggie C.

      Matzusaka out. Masterson in.

      1 inning of 5 run ball. 43 pitches.

  • Mike

    I know this doesn’t sound good but shouldn’t we at least wait until the MRI comes back before we start declaring him 60-day DL bound…

  • Rich

    I was actually impressed with what I thought was Girardi’s wicked smart managing.

    Nonetheless, we need Nady. I hope he’s fine.

  • Bernard

    Unrelated but can everyone go on Schilling’s blog (painful, I know) and vote against him in his own greatest pitchers ever bracket poll (what an ass)?

    http://38pitches.weei.com/spor.....6s-vs-11s/

    • Reggie C.

      dude’s probably diverting every other non-Schilling vote to his name anyway. just stay away from that dude.

    • Mike

      should be doc anyway

  • Andrew

    Eh…

    Hope it’s nothing too serious, but it wouldn’t be much of a loss, imo.

    • steve (different one)

      yes, it would.

      right now, Nady is the 4th OFer, and yet he’s playing in almost every game b/c
      1. Matsui is old
      2. Damon is old
      3. Teixeira got hurt

      having a bench player that can start on many teams is a huge luxury.

      • mustang

        agree

    • http://twitter.com/tsjc68 tommiesmithjohncarlos a/k/a Ridiculous Upside

      It would.

  • anonymous

    Alex and Tex need to get healthy fast

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  • http://8thinning.blogspot.com VO

    Just wrote a post up about this on my blog with possible fill-in options. http://8thinning.blogspot.com/.....ame-8.html

  • Drew

    Does this mean he has been throwing like a girl for a reason?

  • Jeff

    Hopefully its nothing to be concerned about and only tendonitis or something a few days off could fix. The way Nady quietly racked up a 7 game hitting streak was surprising. Until he gets the big RBIs its easy to underestimate him. If he stays healthy and gets hot maybe he can replicate his numbers with the Pirates last year.

    If Nady goes down for any period of time that means Swisher is the everyday RF. It doesn’t seem like Swisher can do anything bad right now. Until he goes into a slump I think Girardi has to play him. He’s been the best hitter and has the highest OBP and SLG on the team. How about his fielding in LF in this past game, really didn’t expect him to reach that one foul ball.

  • RollingWave

    not a good season for Asian SPs so far. Kuroda’s on the DL, Wang / Matsuzaka both looking like some combination of dead arm or whatever, and while Kenshin and Uehara got wins, it hasn’t exactly been pretty.

    This must be the year of Kei Igawa.

    • http://www.freewebs.com/ps3tf2/ Double-J

      The sunglasses must never return…never.

  • Andy

    Here’s a novel idea if he is injured – rather than bring up a 30 year old bum like Shelley or JRod, why not give old E-Dunc a shot? He’s still only 24, will probably never have a higher minor league BA than he has now (only kinda joking), can play third for Ransuck, and has played some OF this spring.

    Or hell, live with Melkman as your backup OF, and bring up Russo to play third. Why waste time on retread bums, when you have some younger guys who are better?

  • cult of basebaal

    this from petey:

    BREAKING NEWS UPDATE, 12:55 p.m.: Nothing official yet, but the word is that Xavier Nady will need surgery.

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