New York Sends Two Pitchers To Disabled List

Yankees place Masahiro Tanaka on the 10-day DL with shoulder inflammation

Yankees place Masahiro Tanaka on disabled list

Tanaka won't throw at all over the next five days and will miss a couple starts while he rests his exhausted pitching arm, putting him in line to return sometime when the Yankees face the Tigers between August 22 and August 24. Today it looks like they might not have enough. He said, through an interpreter, that he began to feel fatigue "a little bit towards the end where the number of pitches was gradually increasing", that "maybe that had an effect (on me) in the game", and that he was concerned that it would "effect my performance" Monday. From a strength standpoint he comes out fine. Jordan Montgomery was recalled Friday to take Sabathia's turn in the rotation Sunday.

NY does have depth in their rotation after adding Sonny Gray and Jamie Garcia at the trade deadline, but had sent Montgomery to the minors in an effort to limit his innings.

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Girardi said there is nothing structurally wrong with Tanaka. There has been no talk that Tanaka's shoulder was bothering him.

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Tanaka, struggling through an uneven season with a 4.92 ERA, was scheduled to open the Subway Series against the Mets on Monday. He has eight starts where he allowed one run or less and seven where he allowed five or more.

The New York Yankees have sent both Masahiro Tanaka and CC Sabathia to the disabled list in the past 24 hours, putting their rotation in flux as we approach the final month a half of the season.

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Tanaka won't throw for five days while doing strengthening exercises.

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