As injured New York Mets right-hander Matt Harvey has yet to start his throwing program to rehab a partial UCL tear in his pitching arm, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said Monday the team is looking for progress sometime soon.
New York Yankees infielder Eduardo Nunez (oblique) is going for an MRI after he suffered a setback Tuesday as his left oblique flared up while he took swings, according to general manager Brian Cashman.
New York Yankees left-hander Andy Pettitte left Thursday night's game against the Seattle Mariners in the fifth inning with tightness in his left trapezius muscle, which is located in the upper shoulder/back area.
The New York Yankees have pushed back veteran Andy Pettitte's scheduled Sunday start as he deals with back spasms. The team and the southpaw hope Pettitte will benefit from extra rest and pitch Tuesday or Wednesday against Arizona.
Yankees pitcher Hiroki Kuroda will throw a bullpen session Friday that will allow the veteran pitcher to test his injured finger and better judge whether he can make his next scheduled start at Cleveland on Monday.
Andy Pettitte's left hand was swollen after he made a barehanded snag in Sunday's 5-4 win against the New York Mets, but the New York Yankees' starter expects to make his next start Saturday against the Washington Nationals.