Wed, 14 May 2014 00:29:49 -0700
The New York Yankees may go outside the organization to look for pitching help with three SPs (CC Sabathia, Ivan Nova and Michael Pineda) sitting on the shelf. General manager Brian Cashman has not ruled out moving RP Adam Warren to the rotation.
Tue, 29 Apr 2014 15:34:17 -0700
New York Yankees SP Ivan Nova (elbow) underwent Tommy John surgery Tuesday, April 29.
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:25:51 -0700
New York Yankees SP Ivan Nova (elbow) will undergo Tommy John surgery Tuesday, April 29. Doctor James Andrews will perform the procedure.
Fantasy Tip: You can now cut bait on Nova in all formats.
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:22:48 -0700
The New York Yankees recalled RPs Bruce Billings and Shane Greene from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Thursday, April 24, and optioned 2B Dean Anna and RP Preston Claiborne to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in corresponding moves. Also, SP Ivan Nova (elbow) was moved to the 60-day DL.
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:30:03 -0700
New York Yankees SP Ivan Nova (elbow) is seeking a second opinion on his partially torn ulnar collateral ligament. The MRI performed on the elbow will be sent to Dr. James Andrews.
Fantasy Tip: It's becoming likelier, especially after the first recommendation, that Nova will have to undergo Tommy John surgery. Vidal Nuno has the Yanks' No. 5 gig right now.
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:09:15 -0700
New York Yankees SP Ivan Nova (elbow) underwent an MRI arthrogram Tuesday, April 22, and the original results of a partial tear of the right ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow were confirmed. Surgery has been recommended.
Fantasy Tip: It looks like Nova's 2014 season is all but officially over. He'll likely need the Tommy John procedure, which will keep him out up to a year. Vidal Nuno has taken Nova's rotation spot for now, but he could run with it. Nuno's value increases greatly in AL-only leagues.
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:31:36 -0700
New York Yankees SP Vidal Nuno held the Tampa Bay Rays to five scoreless innings Sunday, April 20, but he did not get the decision as the game went 12 innings before the Yankees won 5-1. No indication was given whether Nuno would get a shot at replacing SP Ivan Nova (elbow) in the rotation.
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 07:48:25 -0700
New York Yankees SP Ivan Nova (elbow) has a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow and will be placed on the disabled list Sunday, April 20. Nova will return to New York to be examined Monday, April 21. Tommy John surgery is a possibility, but the Yankees will look at the chance the injury can be rehabbed first.
Fantasy Tip: The good news is that the team has not completely ruled out the idea of rehabbing the injury. Check back for updates once Nova gets examined Monday.
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:00:48 -0700
New York Yankees SP Ivan Nova (elbow) had a magnetic resonance imaging test on his right elbow. As of late Saturday, April 19, the Yankees were still awaiting the results and a prognosis, which could range from minor inflammation to season-ending surgery.
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:22:24 -0700
New York Yankees SP Ivan Nova (elbow) left his start Saturday, April 19, against the Tampa Bay Rays due to a sore right elbow. He will undergo further tests.
Fantasy Tip: Nova was tuned up for eight earned runs, so he wasn't likely going to last much longer anyway. It's uncertain how much time, if any, he will miss. Stay tuned.