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Newsday Oct 12, 2019

Gleyber Torres drives in five runs to back Masahiro Tanaka as Yankees win ALCS Game 1 over Astros

Torres, Giancarlo Stanton and Gio Urshela hit home runs and Tanaka allowed one hit in six shutout innings.
Pinstripe Alley Oct 4, 2019
NYY News: CC sits down

NYY News: CC sits down

Photo by Emilee Chinn/ Setback keeps CC Sabathia off ALDS roster; Gio Urshela looking forward to postseason; Yankees have a secret wall in clubhouse. ESPN | ESPN News Services: CC Sabathia will not make the ALDS active roster. He threw a simulated game on Tuesday, but Yankees management decided Sabathia is not where he needs to be to contribute during the postseason. Sabathia said this much himself, saying the team has a real shot and he does not want to get in the way of that. However, this doesn’t mean Sabathia will not make the ALCS roster if they advance. After taking a cortisone...
Pinstripe Alley Oct 3, 2019
New York Yankees news: Injury updates on Encarnacion, Urshela

New York Yankees news: Injury updates on Encarnacion, Urshela

Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports Good injury news on Edwin Encarnacion and Gio Urshela; thinking through some of the roster decisions; Jasson Dominguez has already impressed. NJ.com | Brendan Kuty: Let’s start with some good news on the injury front for once! Edwin Encarnacion participated in a simulated game on Wednesday afternoon, and Aaron Boone reported that he “looked good” and was swinging with full effort. Gio Urshela, who suffered an ankle injury the other day, is also said to be fine. It sounds like both will be ready for ALDS action on Friday. New York Post | Joel...
Newsday Sep 29, 2019

Gio Urshela leaves Yankees' last regular season game with apparent leg injury

ARLINGTON, Texas - Injuries ravaged the 2019 Yankees almost from the start of spring training and that continued pretty much unabated throughout the regular season.
Pinstripe Alley Sep 29, 2019
Gio Urshela exits Yankees game with apparent injury

Gio Urshela exits Yankees game with apparent injury

Shane Roper-USA TODAY Sports Urshela hobbled off the field in the fourth inning. Of course, the Yankees couldn’t make it through Game 162 without removing a player due to injury. Third baseman Gio Urshela departed from the field in the bottom of the fourth inning after taking an awkward step while attempting to field a groundball. Some reporters are speculating that he twisted his ankle, but the official word remains to be seen. Tyler Wade came into the game to take over at the hot corner. Urshela, 27, has been a key contributor this season. He’s hit .314/.355/.534 with 21 home...
Pinstripe Alley Sep 26, 2019
Edwin Encarnacion offers more power and patience to a stacked Yankees’ lineup

Edwin Encarnacion offers more power and patience to a stacked Yankees’ lineup

Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports A model of consistency, the slugger can mash fastballs, breaking balls, and offspeed pitches at a similar rate The Yankees have been hit by injuries like no other team in the big leagues this season. However, they also seem to be getting healthy at the right time, as the playoffs are just around the corner. Some late scares aside with Gleyber Torres and Gio Urshela, the AL East champs are about to welcome back a couple of players who were on the shelf with injuries. One of them is Gary Sanchez, who suffered a left groin strain on September 12. The catcher...

Gio Urshela expected back in Yankees lineup on Friday

TAMPA — Gio Urshela was not in the lineup Wednesday night, after being hit on the top of his hand with a pitch Tuesday. The Yankees expect him to play Friday, when they open their final regular season series against the Rangers at Globe Life Park. “I would expect him to be back in there Friday....

Gio Urshela is bruised, but not broken

TAMPA — Gio Urshela’s left hand is bruised, but the Yankees announced Tuesday night it was not broken. The third baseman took a pitch to the top of his left hand in the sixth inning of the Bombers. 2-1, 12-inning loss to the Rays at Tropicana Field and left the game in the seventh. Urshela believes...
Pinstripe Alley Sep 24, 2019
Gio Urshela exits Yankees game with apparent hand injury

Gio Urshela exits Yankees game with apparent hand injury

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Urshela was drilled in the hand in the sixth inning. For the Yankees, the long shadow of the injury specter apparently extends to the end of the season. Third baseman Gio Urshela departed from Tuesday night’s game in the seventh inning after getting hit by a pitch earlier in the evening. Urshela took a 94 mph sinker off the left hand hand in the sixth inning. He was in noticeable pain while at first base, and the YES cameras caught his hand bruising in real time. The third baseman talked his way into remaining in the game, playing third base in the bottom...
Pinstripe Alley Sep 23, 2019
Should the Yankees be concerned by Gio Urshela’s September performance?

Should the Yankees be concerned by Gio Urshela’s September performance?

Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports The Yankees third baseman has struggled since his return from the injured list earlier this month Gio Urshela was nearly unstoppable at the plate in the month of August. The 27-year-old third baseman batted .385 last month, blasting seven home runs and driving in 18 runs in the process. Urshela experienced his best month of the 2019 season, but went down with a left groin injury running out a groundball against the Mariners on August 28. Urshela returned from a short IL stint on September 8, but he has struggled since, to the tune of a .214 batting...

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