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The Yankees may lose Afredo Aceves for the season

May 27, 2010, 5:44 PM EDT

Alfredo Aceves.JPGBad news in the Universe:

The back injury that put Alfredo Aceves on the disabled list could be
season-ending and might result in surgery to repair a bulging disc in
the lower back.

Aceves stopped a throwing session Tuesday in
Tampa and is in New York to be examined by Dr. Chris Ahmad. According to
manager Joe Girardi, nobody knows when or if Aceves will try to throw
again.

Losing Aceves would be a blow to the Yankees, because he’s really a jack-of-all trades.  Without him, Chan Ho Park and David Robertson are going to have to do what they haven’t yet figured out to do this year: step it the hell up.

That sound you hear is every team with a serviceable reliever making over the league minimum preparing to make an offer to the Yankees involving cash coming back in the deal.

  1. JGS - May 27, 2010 at 6:28 PM

    Robertson’s first 7.1 innings: 13.50 ERA, 14 hits, 4 walks, 10 Ks
    Robertson’s last 8.1 innings: 0.00 ERA, 8 hits, 5 walks, 9 Ks

  2. Rob - May 28, 2010 at 10:46 AM

    And the injury bug bites another Yankee.
    I’ll take it…
    Red Sox Fan tees – http://www.blshirts.com
    ps. my password for this post was “scroungewhich” … doesn’t sound very tasty.

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