Injuries & Roster Moves: Voit's Minors rehab

June 13th, 2021

Keep track of the Yankees' recent transactions and injury updates throughout the season.

ROSTER MOVES

June 12: INF designated for assignment
Ford slashed .259/.350/.559 with 12 homers and 25 RBIs in 50 games (136 OPS+) in 2019, but over the next two seasons, he slashed .134/.250/.276 with five homers and 16 RBIs (48 OPS+) over 51 games.

June 12: LHP (left elbow bone spur) reinstated from 60-day IL
Britton missed the first 63 games of the regular season following surgery to remove a bone spur in his elbow during Spring Training. Britton had a 1.89 ERA in 20 games last season.

June 12: RHP optioned to Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre
Kriske pitched in four games this season and allowed five runs.

INJURY UPDATES

10-day IL

1B (Grade 2 right oblique strain)
Expected return: Possibly June 20 or June 22
Voit began a Minor League rehab assignment on June 13 with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. He will build at-bats throughout the week, and Yankees manager Aaron Boone suggested that Voit could return after a week of games. (Last updated: June 13)

OF (right hamstring strain)
Expected return: June/July
LaMarre began a Minor League rehab assignment on June 8 with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Manager Aaron Boone said that the Yankees are tracking his progress and that he is in the mix to provide outfield depth at the big league level. (Last updated: June 10)

LHP (right hamstring strain)
Expected return: Sometime in June
Wilson was placed on the IL on May 29. Yankees manager Aaron Boone said that the hamstring has been a minor nagging injury for “a few weeks,” and it was a contributing factor to the lack of consistent life on Wilson's fastball. Boone said on June 8 that Wilson is “doing really well” and has been responding to treatment. (Last updated: June 8)

RHP (right rotator cuff strain)
Expected return: June/July
O'Day has advanced to throwing at distances of 120 feet and is said to be close to throwing from a mound. (Last updated: June 6)

60-day IL

RHP (recovery from Tommy John surgery)
Expected return: TBD
Severino sustained a right groin injury during the second inning of his Minor League rehab start for High-A Hudson Valley on June 12 at Brooklyn. Severino is scheduled to undergo an MRI on June 13 and will be examined by team physician Dr. Chris Ahmad on June 14. The Yankees said they should have more details after those examinations, but it appears Severino -- who was targeting a late June or early July big league return -- is looking at a setback. (Last updated: June 13)

RHP (right subscapular strain)
Expected return: July
Kluber has been seen by three specialists regarding his injury and is continuing to play catch as of June 8. It has been suggested that Kluber will miss approximately eight weeks from the time of his May 25 injury. (Last updated: June 8)

OF (torn tendon sheath in left wrist)
Expected return: 2022
Following a brief course of anti-inflammatories, Hicks opted for surgery to repair his left wrist, a procedure which is expected to be season-ending and will include four to six months of recovery time. The surgery was performed on May 26 by Dr. Donald Sheridan in Scottsdale, Ariz. (Last updated: May 27)

RHP (right elbow strain)
Expected return: TBD
Schmidt threw his first bullpen session on May 29 in Tampa, Fla. He has been throwing only fastballs so far and anticipates facing hitters within the next few weeks. (Last updated: June 6)