May
22

Update: Kuroda leaves game with brusied right calf

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10:37pm: After the game, Joe Girardi said he would be “shocked” if Kuroda was unable to make his next start. They still need to see how he feels these next few days before finalizing any rotation plans.

9:07pm: Kuroda left the game with a bruised right calf, the team announced. No word on whether he’ll go for tests or anything like that, but this sure sounds like good news.

7:26pm: Hiroki Kuroda left tonight’s start in the third inning after taking a line drive to the right shin/calf in the second inning. The trainer came out to talk to him after the liner, but he threw a few warm-up pitches and remained in the game. After giving up some rockets in the third, Joe Girardi and the trainer came back out to the mound and removed him from the game. The YES cameras showed Kuroda grimacing a bit and favoring the leg. After what happened with Andy Pettitte last year, this is a fingers crossed moment. Stayed tuned for updates.

Categories : Asides, Injuries
  • vin

    I’m gonna throw up.

  • Eddard

    This might be the straw that breaks the camel’s back. Who would come in and start, Wang? You just can’t get through a whole season with this many injured stars.

    • Laz

      Eddard is an emotional roller coaster.

    • Young Whippersnapper

      teeheeeheee come teeheeheee Wang teeheeehee.

  • Omar Moreno

    F#ck

  • LarryM Fl

    Brian Cashman is on the phone as we watch the game. He’s calling Japan the Igawa residence. “Hey Kei, Brian here, How’s the arm?” As a hush comes over Yankee land. Is it that bad!

  • Bo Knows
  • Dale Mohorcic

    Andrew Marchand said its a bruised shin according to the Yanks.

    • Dale Mohorcic

      Sorry for the late comment. Refresh didn’t bring up the post’s update for some reason.