• by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

    Yankees SP Chase Whitley has Tommy John surgery Tuesday

    As expected, Yankees starter Chase Whitley had Tommy John surgery on Tuesday. Early reports indicate the surgery went well, and Whitley's recovery time is the standard 12-18 months, meaning he could return by the second half of the 2016 season.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Yankees' Chase Whitley to undergo Tommy John surgery

    Yankees pitcher Chase Whitley will undergo Tommy John surgery on his injured elbow, the team announced on Monday. CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman reported on Friday that Whitley was initially diagnosed with a torn UCL ligament in his elbow, making Tommy John surgery very possible for the pitcher. Whitley went 1-2 with a 4.19 ERA and 16:5 K:BB ratio in 19 1/3 innings before being placed on the disabled list. The procedure is scheduled for Tuesday.

  • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

    Yankees' Whitley may have torn UCL, Tommy John surgery likely

    The diagnosis for Yankees starter Chase Whitley may have gotten worse. CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman is reporting Whitley has been initially diagnosed with a torn UCL, and Tommy John surgery is very possible. It would be a big blow to the Yankees if Whitley indeed needs the ligament replacement surgery, as he would be lost until at least the middle of next season. Whitley will likely seek a second opinion before deciding on a course of action.

  • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

    Yankees P place Chase Whitley on 15-day DL with elbow sprain

    The Yankees have placed pitcher Chase Whitley on the 15-day disabled list with an elbow sprain. Whitley exited his start on Thursday in the second inning and was grasping his elbow has he walked off. The team recalled right-handed reliever Jose Ramirez from Triple-A in a corresponding move, the team announced Friday.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Chris Capuano will replace injured Chase Whitley in Yankees' rotation

    With Chase Whitley's elbow injury casting a doubt on his ability to remain in the Yankees' rotation, manager Joe Girardi said that a potential replacement was ready to come off the disabled list. Chris Capuano, on minor league rehab assignment after going on the disabled list for a quadriceps injury, will replace Whitley in the rotation, Girardi said on Thursday, per the Wall Street Journal.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Chase Whitley leaves Yankees' start with elbow injury

    Yankees starter Chase Whitley left Thursday's start in the second inning with an elbow injury. Whitley had thrown 43 pitches when he left the game with two outs in the second inning, accompanied by trainers. Whitley appeared frustrated that he was forced out of the game, per the Wall Street Journal. Later, the Daily News reported that Whitley's right elbow was being evaluated by team doctors, and he'd get imaging done in Tampa on Saturday.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Yankees' Chase Whitley allows five runs in loss Saturday

    Yankees pitcher Chase Whitley was stuck with a loss Saturday, allowing five earned runs on six hits and two walks in 5 2/3 innings while striking out five in his team's 6-2 defeat against the Orioles. Whitley (1-1) was slammed for three home runs in the third and fourth innings, and the Yankees were unable to climb out of the hole. He had allowed just one earned run and no homers in his previous two starts combined. "I was trying to be aggressive, trying to pound the zone," Whitley said to MLB.com. "They're an aggressive team. The Blue Jays are, too. I've got to pitch to that, and it was working early." Whitley owns a 3.06 ERA and 16:3 K:BB ratio in 17 2/3 innings. He's scheduled to square off with the Rays Thursday. "He just made some mistakes," Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. "[The Orioles] are a club that hits the ball out of the park. He was just a little off. Pitchers sometimes aren't going to be perfect."

  • by Ted Leshinski | Staff Writer

    Yankees SP Chase Whitley gets no-decision despite seven scoreless IP

    Yankees starting pitcher Chase Whitley tossed seven scoreless innings Monday, limiting the Blue Jays to just six hits, one for extra bases, and struck out six in a no-decision.The start was Whitley's second of the year as he replaced the injured Masahiro Tanaka (forearm) in the rotation. Whitley was cruising after seven innings, throwing a total of 90 pitches. "It was the fourth time through [the order]," manager Joe Girardi said about pulling his starter. "He is a guy who, yeah, he has started before, but he is not a guy who is used to going 95, 100 pitches. That's not who he is. I just thought it was time for a change."In his two starts this season, Whitely has allowed one run and fanned 11 in 12 innings (0.75 ERA). "He's matured, his stuff has gotten better and his location has continued to improve as a starter," Girardi said, per MLB.com. Whitley's next start is set for Saturday against the Orioles.

  • by Brandon Wise | Staff Writer

    Yankees pitcher Chase Whitley allows one run in spot start

    Yankees pitcher Chase Whitley allowed one run on six hits in five innings of work in New York's 4-2 win over the Rays Tuesday. Whitley, who started in place of Masahiro Tanaka, only had a couple of blemishes in his appearance Tuesday. After allowing a walk to Steven Souza, Whitley served up an RBI double to Asdrubal Cabrera. Whitley recovered, however, finishing off the inning with two strike outs. In total, Whitley complied five strikeouts with just one walk in the game. Whitley, now 1-0, boasts a 1.80 ERA on the year. He may be an option to replace Tanaka in the starting rotation, who is expected to be placed on the 15-day DL with a forearm injury.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Yankees recall Chase Whitley, option Gregorio Petit to Triple-A

    The Yankees recalled pitcher Chase Whitley from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday. To clear a roster spot, infielder Gregorio Petit was optioned to Triple-A.