Yankees' Francisco Cervelli injures elbow, likely out until August
Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli, who's working his way back from a broken hand, has suffered a stress reaction in his elbow.
Cervelli had been working his way back from a broken right hand he suffered in late April, and his latest injury is probably the result of his altered throwing mechanics. As Andy McCullough of the Newark Star-Ledger notes, Cervelli, according to manager Joe Girardi, is now likely out until at least August.
The 27-year-old Cervelli had been hitting .269/.377/.500 at the time of his hand injury. Yankee catchers have struggled since Cervelli went down, batting .202/.259/.262 as a group over that span.
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