Injuries & Roster Moves: Sevy throws live BP

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


July 29: Acquired INF and cash considerations from the Cubs in exchange for RHP Alexander Vizcaíno and OF Kevin Alcántara
Rizzo, 31, is a three-time All-Star (2014-16) and is batting .248 (80-for-323) with 41 runs, 16 doubles, three triples, 14 homers, 40 RBIs and 36 walks in 92 games this season.

July 29: Acquired INF/OF , LHP and cash considerations from the Rangers in exchange for RHP Glenn Otto and INFs Ezequiel Duran, Trevor Hauver and Josh Smith
Gallo and Rodríguez are expected to join the Yankees during their upcoming series against the Marlins in Miami. The 27-year-old Gallo is an All-Star and Gold Glove right fielder whose 25 homers rank fifth in the American League. Rodriguez has held lefties to a .176/.282/.206 slash line this year.

July 29: Optioned OF to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
In eight games this season, Florial is slashing .300/.440/.550 with one homer and two RBIs.

Day to day

LHP (COVID-19 injured list)
Peralta began a Minor League rehab assignment on July 29 with Double-A Somerset. (Last updated: July 29)

OF (right knee contusion)
Allen was scratched from the Yankees’ July 29 lineup against the Rays. He was hit by a pitch in the Yanks’ 3-1, 10-inning victory on July 28. (Last updated: July 29)

10-day IL

1B (left knee inflammation)
Expected return:
Possibly this weekend
Voit was diagnosed with a bone bruise in his surgically repaired knee after reporting swelling during the All-Star break. Voit worked out for three straight days at Tropicana Field this week, and manager Aaron Boone said Voit is “very close” to being activated. Voit took live at-bats on July 29. The team is discussing having him remain in Tampa, Fla., for more live at-bats at the team’s complex. (Last updated: July 29)

IF/OF (left wrist strain)
Expected return: August
Andújar sustained the strain during his last at-bat on July 5. He was sidelined earlier in the season with a similar issue in his right hand. Andújar had a cortisone injection on July 16, then a second one on July 22 after experiencing residual soreness. Andújar is said to be doing “a little bit better -- not totally pain-free,” according to manager Aaron Boone, who said there is no imminent date for Andújar to begin a Minor League rehab assignment. (Last updated: July 29)

OF (possible vision issues)
Expected return: August or September
Frazier exited the Yankees' June 30 game with dizziness. He has been able to run and lift weights during his layoff, though he has not performed baseball activities and would need a Minor League rehab assignment before he returns. Vertigo has been ruled out. Frazier went through an all-day battery of neurological testing in Michigan on July 27, according to manager Aaron Boone. There has been specific attention to ruling out concussion symptoms. Frazier is expected to return to New York on July 30, at which time the club will decide if he is ready to begin a Minor League rehab assignment. (Last updated: July 28)

INF (right ankle sprain)
Expected return: August
The Yankees expect Gittens' IL stint to be on the shorter side after he tripped on a bat exiting the batter’s box in the eighth inning of a July 24 win over the Red Sox. He'd earlier been dealing with left Achilles soreness. (Last updated: July 27)

OF (right hamstring strain)
Expected return: August or September
Amburgey sustained what the team initially announced to be a right hamstring cramp while legging out a fourth-inning double-play ball against the Red Sox on July 18. The Yankees placed him on the 10-day IL on July 20, later revealing that Amburgey’s strain was a Grade 2. (Last updated: July 23)

60-day IL

RHP (recovery from Tommy John surgery, Grade 2 groin strain)
Expected return: August or September
Severino threw 30 pitches in batting practice on July 18 at Yankee Stadium, then tossed two simulated innings and 38 pitches on July 24 at Fenway Park. Severino tossed three innings of live batting practice on July 29 at Tropicana Field. The Yankees plan to build Severino up to throw about five or six innings, a goal they were targeting before he sustained a groin strain on June 12 while pitching for High-A Hudson Valley. (Last updated: July 29)

RHP (right elbow strain)
Expected return: August or September
Schmidt tossed two simulated innings on July 21 at the Yankees’ complex in Tampa, Fla., a session that is said to have gone well. Schmidt has commenced a Minor League rehab assignment with the FCL Yankees. In his first outing on July 26, he struck out five over three scoreless innings against the Tigers’ FCL club. (Last updated: July 29)

RHP (right middle finger contusion)
Expected return: September
King will need to rebuild his stamina after he sustained the injury while performing weight training, jamming his finger between a set of weights. X-rays were negative, but King was unable to play catch due to swelling. Yankees manager Aaron Boone said on July 27 that King saw a hand specialist and is expected to have at least another week of no throwing. (Last updated: July 27)

OF (torn ACL)
Expected return:
Locastro injured his right knee making a catch on July 17 vs. the Red Sox. He underwent season-ending surgery on July 21, a procedure performed by Dr. David Altchek at the Hospital for Special Surgery. Locastro was transferred to the 60-day injured list on July 25. (Last updated: July 25)

RHP (right subscapular strain)
Expected return: September
Kluber threw 25 fastballs from a mound on July 23, his first time doing so since his May 25 start against the Blue Jays. Kluber said that the session went as he would have hoped, and he will be in line for another bullpen shortly. (Last updated: July 24)

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. Hicks has been rehabbing and is on track to be ready for Spring Training 2022. (Last updated: July 23)

RHP (left hamstring strain)
Expected return:
O’Day underwent season-ending surgery on July 21, a procedure performed by Dr. Brian Kelly at the Hospital for Special Surgery. The injury is to the same hamstring that O’Day had repaired in June 2018 in another season-ending operation. O’Day has expressed uncertainty about his baseball future. (Last updated: July 22)