• Status: On 10-day IL; out until September
• Aug. 28 update: Severino will start for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Sunday.Yankees general manager Brian Cashman told MLB Network Radio that Severino could be a 75-pitch starter or used out of the bullpen once he makes his return. Severino has been sidelined since late April due to a Grade 2 lat strain. He was originally placed on the IL with shoulder inflammation.
Notable MLB injuries
• Injury: Right knee strain
• Status: On 60-day IL; return aimed for September
• Aug. 26 update: Stanton after the outfielder slammed his knee sliding into a base against Toronto on June 25. Stanton performed agility drills on the field Monday in Seattle, and took on-field batting practice Tuesday for the first time since his injury. Manager Aaron Boone said Stanton could report to Tampa, Fla. during the Yankees homestand (Aug. 30-Sept. 4) to begin logging at-bats.
We’re in the thick of the Major League Baseball regular season, and the injuries have sidelined some of the game’s top players. We have every single MLB injury chronicled here and updated often to let you know who is in or out each night and beyond. But this page will look at the most important injuries in MLB and how they are affecting teams and players moving forward.
• Injury: Shoulder, Lat
• Status: On 60-day IL; timetable is unknown
• Aug. 26 update: Betances threw simulated games with live hitters on Monday and Wednesday. He’s scheduled to throw another on Saturday. If that goes well, Betances could begin a minor league rehab assignment next. Betances, 31, has yet to pitch in a big league game this season, having been sidelined during spring training with a right shoulder impingement. He was shut down from baseball activities in mid-June with the right lat strain suffered while rehabbing from the shoulder injury.