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Here is when all the injured Yanks are due back

@BryanHoch
June 18, 2019

The Yankees continue to sit near the top of the American League East despite absorbing injuries to several of their biggest stars. Some have already returned, and manager Aaron Boone's squad continues to get healthier with each passing week. Here's a rundown of Yankees on the injured list, in alphabetical

The Yankees continue to sit near the top of the American League East despite absorbing injuries to several of their biggest stars. Some have already returned, and manager Aaron Boone's squad continues to get healthier with each passing week.

Here's a rundown of Yankees on the injured list, in alphabetical order by last name, as well as estimated time frames for their returns. To date, the Yankees have had 20 players on the injured list in 2019.

Miguel Andújar, 3B
Expected return: 2020
Andujar underwent season-ending surgery on May 20 to repair a partially torn labrum in his right shoulder. Boone said that Andujar could resume baseball activities late this season and into the winter, which would allow him to be ready for Spring Training. (Updated: May 20)

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. Barrett was diagnosed with a right flexor strain and was said to be rehabbing, but he was transferred to the 60-day injured list on June 15. (Updated: June 18)

Dellin Betances, RHP
Expected return: Second half
A right shoulder impingement sent Betances to the IL during Spring Training. Having completed several bullpen sessions at Yankee Stadium, Betances faced hitters for the first time in three months on June 5, throwing 20 pitches at the team's complex in Tampa, Fla. He was unable to throw as scheduled on June 7 due to soreness. A June 11 MRI exam showed a low-grade strain of his lat muscle, and Betances said on June 18 that he is now eyeing a second-half return. (Updated: June 18)

Greg Bird, 1B
Expected return: TBD
Bird tore the plantar fascia in his left foot and was placed on the injured list April 16. Bird has been hitting off a tee, playing catch and jogging on an anti-gravity treadmill. Bird has reported to Tampa and could begin on-field running soon. (Updated: June 5)

Jacoby Ellsbury, OF
Expected return: TBD
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. The Yankees are proceeding as though Ellsbury will not join them this season. (Updated: June 2)

Domingo Germán, RHP
Expected return: TBD
German went on the 10-day injured list June 9 with a left hip flexor strain that he said has been bothering him since a May 26 start in Kansas City. German was given a cortisone injection on June 11, and the right-hander said that he resumed playing catch on June 17, though he does not know when he will be cleared to throw from the mound. (Updated: June 18)

Ben Heller, RHP
Expected return:
June
Heller had Tommy John surgery on his pitching elbow last April and has been steadily recovering. Heller is continuing to face hitters at the Yankees’ Minor League complex as he aims to become a depth option in New York, where he has compiled a 3.00 ERA over 19 appearances in 2016 and '17. (Updated: May 22)

Aaron Judge, RF
Expected return:
Possibly late June
Judge sustained what the club has called "a significant strain" of his left oblique on April 20. After working out at the team's complex in Tampa, Judge began a Triple-A rehab assignment on June 14, and Boone said that it is possible Judge could rejoin the big league team during its current homestand. (Updated: June 18)

Jonathan Loaisiga, RHP
Expected return:
July
Loaisiga was diagnosed with a right rotator cuff strain after having an MRI on May 13. The Yankees placed Loaisiga on the 60-day injured list on May 14, and Boone has said that the right-hander could potentially return as a reliever once ready. Loaisiga resumed throwing during the week of June 10. (Updated: June 18)

Jordan Montgomery, LHP
Expected return:
August
Montgomery has been facing hitters at the Yankees' complex in Tampa as he recovers from Tommy John surgery. Montgomery threw 15 pitches on June 18 before cutting his session short due to discomfort. (Updated: June 18)

Kendrys Morales, DH
Expected return: June
Morales was placed on the 10-day injured list with a left calf strain that he sustained during a June 11 doubleheader against the Mets. He hit in the batting cages on June 17 at Yankee Stadium, and Boone said that Morales is improving. (Updated: June 18)

Luis Severino, RHP
Expected return: Second half
Initially sidelined with right rotator cuff inflammation in early March, Severino long-tossed for weeks but never felt comfortable enough to progress to a mound. An April 9 MRI revealed a Grade 2 strain of his right latissimus muscle. Severino said that he has thrown from distances as great as 105 feet, and he should throw from the mound on June 25 or 26. (Updated: June 18)

Troy Tulowitzki, SS
Expected return: TBD
Tulowitzki sustained a left calf strain on April 3, then aggravated the injury while on a Minor League rehab assignment for the same calf. Tulowitzki is no longer working out at the Yankees' complex and has returned to his Nevada home as he considers his future options. (Updated: June 18)

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