Kevin Brown was moved to the 60-day disabled list Thursday by the New York Yankees, a move that in effect ends his season and perhaps his major league career.
Kevin Brown went on the disabled list Thursday for the 14th time in his career, and the New York Yankees pitcher will go to California to be examined by back expert Dr. Robert Watkins.
Kevin Brown was scratched from his scheduled start Thursday and Carl Pavano was pushed back as he comes back from a shoulder injury, leaving the New York Yankees uncertain about two turns in their rotation this week.
Kevin Brown, roughed up again in his second start back from the disabled list, left the Yankees to have his ailing back checked.
New York 11, Texas 10
Kevin Brown was activated from the disabled list Monday to start for the New York Yankees against the Texas Rangers.
Ny Yankees (49-41) at Texas (47-43) 8:05 pm EDT
The Yankees purchased the contract of right-hander Aaron Small from Triple-A Columbus on Sunday and designated infielder Russ Johnson for assignment.
New York 5, Cleveland 4
Kevin Brown will miss his scheduled start Monday, and rookie Sean Henn will take his place when the New York Yankees open a series against the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.
Thursday MLB roundup.
New York 7, Pittsburgh 5 (10 innings)
Emil Brown hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat Randy Johnson for the first time in 12 years, handing the New York Yankees their fourth straight loss with a 3-1 victory Wednesday night.
Kevin Brown's first warmup pitch hit the backstop on the fly. He followed with his best outing since last summer.
Tampa Bay 11, New York 4
While Chris Young kept the Yankees off-balance, Kevin Brown was hit hard from the very start. It took all of seven pitches for the home crowd to start booing him as the Rangers beat the Yankees 5-3.