Carlos Rodon to start the season on IL because of a forearm strain

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March 5, 2023;  Northport, Florida, USA;  New York Yankees starting pitcher Carlos Rodon (55) throws a pitch in the first inning against the Atlanta Braves at CoolToday Park.

March 5, 2023; Northport, Florida, USA; New York Yankees starting pitcher Carlos Rodon (55) throws a pitch in the first inning against the Atlanta Braves at CoolToday Park. / Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Here’s the latest Yankees injury tracker…

Mar. 9, 11:36 am

Carlos Rodon has some strain on his left arm and will start the regular season on the IL, GM Brian Cashman to reporters.

Rodon will not throw for seven to 10 days.

He made his first spring training start on March 5, allowing five runs on six hits in 2.0 innings.

“I could go out there and play,” Rodon told reporters. “But am I performing at my best and how long will I last the season if I continue down this road? I’m not here to play until the All-Star break. I’m here to move well into October,” said Rodon, via Bryan Hoch at “If this was down the stretch, yeah, I’d definitely go. If it’s October 5th or the ALDS, I’m taking the ball.”

Once Rodon is cleared to throw, he must progress from flat ground to the ceiling and then participate in rehab games.

Cashman noted that “in a perfect world,” Rodon would be able to return at some point in April.

Besides Rodon, relief Lou Trivino (elbow flow) and Tommy Kahnle (biceps tendinitis) also starts the regular season on the IL.

Mar. 8, 9:54 am

Point to the right Frankie Montaswho had surgery on his right labrum late last month, told reporters that he “definitely” plans to re-enter this season.

Montas said he will start playing catch in about nine or 10 weeks.

Once the 29-year-old is cleared to throw, he must move on to throwing on the mound before starting the full ramp up.

If Montas starts playing in custody near the end of May, it is likely that he would not be ready to play games until August.

Mar. 5, 5:10 p.m

Yankees manager Aaron Boone he told reporters on Sunday that relief Tommy Kahnle he is not currently throwing due to right bicep tendonitis. The right-hander is still seven days away from throwing after being suspended for 10 days.

Boone said there is still time for the 33-year-old to return before the start of the regular season.

Kahnle returned to the Yankees this season after pitching to a 2.84 ERA in 13 appearances with the Dodgers last season.

March 1, 11 am

Catching a scene Austin Wells told reporters Wednesday that he fractured his 12th rib and that the team is developing a treatment plan.

Wells, who underwent an MRI on Tuesday, believes he will be out 7-10 days of any basketball action before a plan is in place. This type of injury usually takes 6-8 weeks to heal.

February 22, 2:30 p.m

Mount Rortvedt has been shut down for a month after undergoing surgery to treat an aneurysm in an artery near his left shoulder.

February 19, 10:45 am

Nestor Cortes won’t enter the World Baseball Classic because of a hamstring injury, but will he be ready to go at the start of the regular season?

The lefty was asked just that on Sunday morning, saying it was a “possibility” he would be ready for his first start.

“Yeah, I think it’s possible,” Cortes said. “The hamstring can be a bit difficult sometimes, but I think we’ve done a good job of taking care of it and being on top of it every day to be as ready as possible.”

Cortes threw off the mound Friday, which was an earlier-than-expected return to action.

February 17, 11:30 am

Yankees starting pitcher Nestor Cortes back to the mound in Tampa on Friday morning.

Aaron Boone and a wrestling coach Matt Blake look at it during the bullpen session.

As reported by SNY’s Andrew Martinowas the left hand originally registered to miss a few weeks of throwing on the mound with a right hamstring tweak that kept him out of the World Baseball Classic.

February 15, 1:10 p.m

Aaron Boone said the right-hand man Frankie Montas he will undergo shoulder surgery on February 21, and the best case scenario is that he will return “late in the season”.

“It’s been a couple of different closures where he was building up, and then he went out and saw [Dr. Neal ElAttrache] that he resolved to go again, he was building back, and it was not quite right, so we went back and now we have got to the place where they go in,” Boone said. expand it and then we’ll have a better idea of ​​the time frame once that happens on the 21Stand then hopefully it will be here a few days later.

“The best case scenario is that he would be back late in the season, but we will know a lot after the 21st.St.”

Montas, 29, was acquired in a midseason trade with the Oakland A’s last year, pitching to a 6.35 ERA in eight regular season starts for New York.

In brighter news, Boone said he expects that Nestor Cortes he will be ready for Opening Day. The lefty is dealing with a hamstring issue that will keep him out of the World Baseball Classic.

Boone has expectations too DJ LeMahieu be ready for the season. The utility man dealt with a broken toe for a good portion of the 2022 season, but was ultimately unable to undergo surgery.

February 15, 12:20 p.m

Right-handed Yankees point Frankie Montaswho was already expected to miss the first month or two of the season with a shoulder injury, likely requiring surgery to correct the issue.

Montas is still testing the shoulder, setting up the coach Matt Blake to reporters on Wednesday, indicating that Montas is going through the process with doctors.

If Montas needs surgery, it is unclear what type of surgery it would be and how long he might be out.

February 13, 1:25 p.m

Yankees starting pitcher Nestor Cortes he will miss the upcoming World Baseball Classic after tweaking his right hamstring.

The lefty said he has a grade 2 hamstring strain and won’t throw off a pitch for a few weeks (although he’s still throwing on flat ground).

As for a timetable for his return, Cortes does not rule out that they could be ready for the first week of the regular season.

“It’s definitely possible to start the season healthy and in the rotation,” he told reporters.

Cortes dealt with a groin injury in late August of last season, landing him in the IL, then left Game 4 of the ALCS against the Houston Astros due to a groin injury.

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