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Storylines: Injuries piling up for Yankees

Storylines: Injuries piling up for Yankees
Marlins 21-year-old sensation Jose Fernandez (4-2, 2.44) has a significant tear in his UCL, according to Marlins president of baseball operations Michael Hill. The second-year ace will likely miss 12-18 months. (Photo credit: Minor League Madhouse)
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In this MLB News and Notes segment, I will be giving occasional reports on the latest news and rumors throughout the MLB. I also will try to tweet news and rumors as I see them, so feel free to follow me on Twitter: @ajnicholsIBI.

Here are the stories from Tuesday, May 13th.

Tribe News

  • Catcher George Kottaras has decided to remain with the Indians and will accept and assignment to Triple-A Columbus.

Others News and Notes

  • Yankees' offseason acquisition Carlos Beltran was forced to leave Monday night's ballgame after hyperextending his left elbow. An MRI revealed that Beltran had bone spurs in his elbow.
  • The Marlins announced that Tommy John surgery has been recommended for ace Jose Fernandez, but the team has yet to make a final decision.
  • After dealing with several arm injuries over the past couple of seasons, Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com reported that Jaime Garcia may start for the Cardinals this weekend.
  • San Francisco first baseman Brandon Belt is expected to miss at least six weeks after undergoing thumb surgery.
  • Twins' outfielder and consensus top prospect Byron Buxton learned that he has re-aggravated his wrist injury and he will miss much of the early part of the season.
  • Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports made a correction to his original report on the contract extension offer made by the Astros to outfielder George Springer. According to Rosenthal, the extension offer would have guaranteed Springer just $7.6 million over four years, instead of the $23 million over seven years that was originally reported.
  • Rosenthal also said that while talks are not currently going on, the Giants still have some interest in signing third baseman Pablo Sandoval to an extension. Sandoval will be a free agent after this season.
  • Houston reliever Jose Cisnero will miss the rest of the season after undergoing Tommy John surgery.
  • The Angels acquired Minor League righty Greg Billo from the Royals in exchange for cash considerations. Billo is 23-years-old and was pitching in Double-A for Kansas City.
  • Infielder Chris Getz cleared waivers was outrighted to the Blue Jays' Triple-A affiliate.

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