February 24, 2013
MLB notes: Curtis Granderson breaks arm
By QMI Agency
New York Yankees outfielder Curtis Granderson is expected to miss at least two months after being hit by a pitch in his first Grapefrutie League at-bat on Sunday.
Granderson grabbed his forearm after being plunked by Toronto Blue Jays pitcher J.A. Happ during the first inning in Tampa, Fla.
The 31-year-old three-time all-star left the game with a fractured right forearm and will miss a much as 10 weeks, according to a statement from the Yankees.
Granderson led the Yankees with 43 homers in 2012, hitting .232 and driving in 106 runs.
New York Mets reliever Pedro Feliciano will be out of commission for at least two weeks while the Mets await a diagnosis on his heart condition. Feliciano said Sunday that an MRI indicated "little holes like outside the heart,” according to MLB.com … The cousin of New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez is selling the third baseman’s 2009 World Series ring, according to the New York Daily News. Yuri Sucart, the man Rodriguez claims introduced him to PEDs, is selling the ring that was given to him as a gift … The Yankees are targeting a March 10 return for shortstop Derek Jeter, 38, the club’s general manager told MLB.com … Washington Nationals righ-hander Christian Garcia won’t pitch for two weeks because of soreness in his wrist, according to CSNWashington.com.