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Here is when all the injured Yanks are due back

@BryanHoch
September 15, 2019

When the Yankees' 2019 season is complete, a major theme will include how the team handled an unprecedented string of injuries that began in the spring and continued throughout the regular season, providing opportunities to numerous players who had not necessarily been envisioned as regulars. In all, the Yankees have

When the Yankees' 2019 season is complete, a major theme will include how the team handled an unprecedented string of injuries that began in the spring and continued throughout the regular season, providing opportunities to numerous players who had not necessarily been envisioned as regulars.

In all, the Yankees have had 29 players land on the injured list, eclipsing a previous Major League record of 28, set by the Dodgers in 2016. Here's a rundown of the Yankees currently on the IL, in alphabetical order by last name, as well as estimated time frames for their returns.

Miguel Andújar, 3B
Expected return: 2020
Andujar underwent season-ending surgery on May 20 to repair a partially torn labrum in his right shoulder. He has been cleared to resume throwing on Sept. 9, and he will continue to increase activities throughout the offseason, which would allow him to be ready for Spring Training. (Updated: Sept. 4)

Jake Barrett, RHP
Expected return:
TBD
Barrett felt discomfort in his right elbow while warming up during the second game of a May 25 doubleheader in Kansas City. He was diagnosed with a right flexor strain and has resumed throwing. Barrett was transferred to the 60-day injured list on June 15. (Updated: Aug. 2)

Greg Bird, 1B
Expected return: 2020
Bird tore the plantar fascia in his left foot and was placed on the injured list April 16. Bird has been continuing to rehab at the Yankees’ complex in Florida, while moving in and out of a walking boot. Since Bird has been unable to fully resume baseball activities, it is unlikely that he will be able to return this year. (Updated: Sept. 4)

Jacoby Ellsbury, OF
Expected return: 2020
Ellsbury has not played in a Major League game since October 2017 due to a series of injuries, the most prominent of which was arthroscopic surgery to repair his left hip labrum last August. Ellsbury has been working out indoors at the Yankees’ complex in Tampa, Fla., and could resume on-field baseball activities at some point in September, though he is not expected to play in a game this year. (Updated: Sept. 7)

David Hale, RHP
Expected return: 2020
Hale was diagnosed with a lumbar spine strain after a July 26 appearance against the Red Sox in Boston. Hale threw 30 pitches in the bullpen on Aug. 8, but he experienced a setback and has been shut down from throwing again. Hale recently said that he has been frustrated by his lack of progress. The Yankees transferred Hale to the 60-day injured list on Sept. 1. (Updated: Sept. 4)

Aaron Hicks, OF
Expected return: 2020
On the injured list since Aug. 4 with a right flexor strain, Hicks' season is over, and the Yankees are now pondering their next course of action concerning the outfielder, who could be facing Tommy John surgery on his ailing right elbow. (Updated: Sept. 12)

Jonathan Holder, RHP
Expected return: September
Holder landed on the 10-day injured list on Aug. 10 with right shoulder inflammation, and manager Aaron Boone said that the right-hander is dealing with a shoulder impingement. Holder said that the injury did not occur in one specific game, but rather has been building over time and has not allowed him to bounce back as he normally would. He began a throwing program on Sept. 2. (Updated: Sept. 4)

Luis Severino, RHP
Expected return: Tuesday
Severino has missed most of this season due to right rotator cuff inflammation and a Grade 2 strain of his right latissimus muscle, but the right-hander will come off the injured list and start Tuesday vs. the Angels. He made three Minor League rehab starts, the most recent coming on Wednesday, when he allowed five hits and four runs (one earned) in 3 2/3 innings with four strikeouts. (Updated: Sept. 12)

Giancarlo Stanton, OF/DH
Expected return:
Possibly Tuesday
Stanton is continuing to rehab from a right PCL strain at the Yankees’ complex in Tampa, Fla., where he logged more at-bats, while performing defensive drills and a full-speed arc run on Wednesday. Boone said that Stanton will play in instructional league games this weekend. (Updated: Sept. 12)

Bryan Hoch has covered the Yankees for MLB.com since 2007. Follow him on Twitter @bryanhoch and Facebook.