Chris Ahmad, the Yankees’ head physician, will perform the surgery on Andujar, 24, on Monday at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, the team announced Wednesday night.In a Yankees season defined by injuries — and by a 26-16 record in spite of them — Andujar became their first player to be shut down completely.
He fancied himself a leader and yet spent the season sniping at the young players he purported to lead.Now as the Bucks prepare for the Eastern Conference finals, the Western Conference teams might consider what is steaming down the tracks.
CreditCreditSergio Estrada/USA Today Sports, via ReutersSAN FRANCISCO — It has reached the point of this mind-boggling Yankees season that the fill-ins for the wounded regulars have been replaced by other fill-ins because of more injuries.“Hopefully — hopefully — we avoided some serious injuries,” Yankees Manager Aaron Boone said.
76ers 122, Nets 100ImagePhiladelphia’s Joel Embiid overwhelmed the Nets in Game 5.Facing elimination in Game 5 of the best-of-seven series, the Nets deflated like a balloon exhaling all its helium, losing by 122-100.
“Definitely saved the season,” Paul Millsap, Denver’s veteran forward, said in a quiet moment at his locker.“To go down, 0-2, against the San Antonio Spurs, going into their place, it’s a massacre waiting to happen.
ImageBreanna Stewart, the reigning WNBA MVP, landed awkwardly on the foot of fellow star Brittney Griner during the EuroLeague championship game.CreditCreditAndres Gutierrez/Associated PressSeattle Storm forward Breanna Stewart tore her right Achilles tendon in the EuroLeague championship game, just five weeks before the start of the W.
CreditCreditKathy Willens/Associated PressThe Boston Red Sox welcomed back the veteran catcher Sandy Leon for Tuesday’s game in the Bronx.”The Red Sox could all use a new beginning.
And there were countless dramas and controversies between those bookends, from the Houston Rockets’ poor start and near-instant divorce from Carmelo Anthony.Yet we’ve finally arrived where we wanted to be all along: Saturday’s start of the playoffs.