Sabathia could miss rest of season

Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 7/04 12:03 pm

Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia could miss the rest of the season because of an ailing right knee.

Sabathia last started for the Yankees on May 10 and underwent an MRI exam on Thursday after swelling developed in his knee following a rehab start at Double-A Trenton on Wednesday.

Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Friday that Sabathia is set to visit Dr. James Andrews on July 14 and that surgery is possible.

"The MRI didn't reveal anything new," said Girardi prior to Friday's game against Minnesota. "They've got to talk about it and decide what's best."

Sabathia has a degenerative knee condition and could need microfracture surgery, which involves a lengthy rehab process.

Asked if Sabathia's season was in jeopardy, Girardi responded that it was "probably fair to say."

Sabathia has struggled to a record of 3-4 with a 5.28 ERA in eight starts this season.

Share
NEWSCASTS ON DEMAND
WATCH OUR LIVE NEWSCAST

What's On

All content © Copyright 2014 Intermountain West Communications Company. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
You may also view our Sitemap

Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.