Yankees’ Luis Severino shut down with forearm tightness, may not be ready for Opening Day

Spring Training games have not yet begun and already the New York Yankees have lost two starting pitchers to injury. Three weeks after James Paxton required back surgery, Luis Severino has been shut down with forearm tightness, manager Aaron Boone announced Thursday. He is questionable for Opening Day. “Unknown if Read more

St. Louis Cardinals rotation takes hit with Mike Mikolas shut down due to forearm injury

Spring training has scarcely begun and already the Cardinals’ rotation has been compromised. Veteran right-hander Miles Mikolas has been shut down with soreness in the flexor tendon of his throwing forearm.  Per St. Louis manager Mike Shildt, Mikolas will receive a platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injection and be re-examined after three Read more