NY Yankees (4th - AL East) at Kansas City (3rd - AL Central)

Matchup Details
Mon, Aug 29 - Kauffman Stadium
First Pitch - 8:15 PM ET
W/LUnitsHomeAwayO/URL W/LRL Units
NY Yankees 67-620.0237-2830-3456-6463-66-8.48
Kansas City 68-6210.2340-2128-4153-6971-59-0.17
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
A LOOK BACK
 
INJURY REPORT
New York
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
1BM. Teixeira
Ques Mon
Rest
08/29/16
Teixeira is not expected to play Monday against the Royals due to a routine day of rest.0-0
$+0
0-0
RPA. Swarzak
15-day DL
Shoulder
08/23/16
Swarzak was placed on the 15-day disabled list with an inflamed rotator cuff in his right shoulder.4-1
$+323
2-3
SPN. Eovaldi
out for season
Elbow
08/19/16
Eovaldi has been placed on the 15-day disabled list after undergoing surgery to repair a torn flexor tendon and partial UCL tear in his right elbow. He is expected to miss the remainder of the season.10-6
$+379
8-8
RPC. Mullee
60-day DL
Hand
08/13/16
Mullee has been transferred from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list with numbness in his right hand.28-22
$+573
22-27
LFD. Ackley
out for season
Shoulder
05/30/16
Ackley has been placed on the 60-day disabled list with a dislocated right shoulder and a torn labrum.43-37
$+253
35-40
RPB. Pinder
out for season
Elbow
05/09/16
Pinder had Tommy John surgery to repair a torn UCL in his right elbow and has been placed on the 60-day disabled list. He is expected to miss the remainder of the season.62-53
$+566
50-57
1BG. Bird
out for season
Shoulder
04/03/16
Bird had surgery to repair a right shoulder labrum tear and has been placed on the 60-day disabled list, ending his season.67-62
$+2
56-64
Kansas City
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
RPW. Davis
Early Sept
Forearm
08/24/16
Davis has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right flexor strain. Barring any setbacks, he could return to the closer role by the beginning of September.19-9
$+1249
7-18
RPL. Hochevar
out for season
Shoulder
07/28/16
Hochevar had thoracic outlet syndrome surgery and has been placed on the 15-day disabled list. He is expected to miss the remainder of the season.19-11
$+1049
8-19
SPM. Minor
out for season
Shoulder
08/24/16
Minor has been placed on the 60-day disabled list with a left shoulder injury. He suffered a setback in his recovery and is expected to miss the remainder of the season.68-62
$+1023
53-69
SPK. Medlen
Early Sept
Shoulder
08/17/16
Medlen is on the 60-day disabled list due to a Grade 1 rotator cuff strain in his right shoulder but is expected to return during the first week or two of September.52-45
$+1148
41-50
3BM. Moustakas
out for season
Knee
05/26/16
Moustakas had surgery to repair a torn right ACL and has been placed on the 60-day disabled list. He is expected to miss the remainder of the season.46-41
$+970
39-43
RPT. Collins
out for season
Elbow
04/03/16
Collins has been placed on the 60-day disabled list and will miss the entire 2016 season after undergoing a second Tommy John surgery.68-62
$+1023
53-69
SPJ. Vargas
Early Sept
Elbow
04/03/16
Vargas had offseason Tommy John surgery has been placed on the 60-day disabled list with a left elbow injury. He could return during the beginning of September.68-62
$+1023
53-69
RECENT TRENDS
NEWS

Covers Preview - Two teams scrambling for a wild-card spot in the American League butt heads Monday as the Kansas City Royals host the New York Yankees for the opener of a three-game series. The reigning world champion, Kansas City sits three games behind Baltimore for the second wild card after using an eight-run rally in the sixth inning to erase a deficit and post a 10-4 triumph at Boston.

 
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