Sep
25

Cashman: No Robertson for Red Sox weekend

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While Yankee fans would love to have David Robertson ready to go for the 7th inning against the Red Sox this weekend, the Yankees, with their eyes on an October prize, say their key middle reliever will not be back until next week. Mike Puma of The Post spoke with Brian Cashman after Robertson threw off the mound yesterday, and the Yanks’ GM said that the plan is to have Robertson throw another mound session on Saturday and get him into games against Kansas City and Tampa. According to Puma, barring a “physical setback,” Robertson will be ready to go for the ALDS. “If he’s healthy, he is one of our better guys,” Cashman said. Indeed.

Categories : Asides, Injuries

25 Comments»

  1. Damn, I was hoping to see him. Oh well; it’s better to get him rested up for the playoffs.

  2. vin says:

    Who needs K-Rob when you’ve got IPK!

  3. Jose says:

    I can’t wait for Robertson to come back. Among pitchers with at least 40IP he is second in K/9 (with a 13.39) to only Jonathon Broxton (with a 13.50).

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