By Rand Paul
Obama acts as though we no longer have a Constitution
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Alex Rodriguez is back on the field for the first time since surgery on his left hip almost four months ago.
The banged-up New York Yankees put pitcher Ivan Nova and catcher Francisco Cervelli on the 15-day disabled list Saturday, the latest setbacks in an injury-riddled season.
Don't count out the captain.
Another dangerous pitch has Carlos Carrasco in trouble again.
Mark Teixeira is confident the New York Yankees can overcome key injuries likely to impact the team through the first month of the regular season.
Initially, Teixeira was expected to be out eight to 10 days, but Teixeira was examined by Yankees doctors in New York on Wednesday and a diagnosis of eight to 10 weeks was given.
Mark Teixeira will to be out at least until early May with a strained right wrist tendon, the latest major injury setback for the New York Yankees.
Curtis Granderson jogged to first base after being hit on his right forearm as if it was a minor annoyance. Back at the ballpark in a brace a couple of hours later, it was clear the New York Yankees had a pretty big power problem on their hands.
Teammates of Kevin Youkilis were waiting to razz him when the third baseman walked into the New York Yankees clubhouse on Friday.
Alex Rodriguez will not report to spring training with the Yankees' position players and will work on his rehabilitation from hip surgery in New York.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman says it's possible third baseman Alex Rodriguez could miss the entire season while recovering from hip surgery.
The 37-year-old former All-Star third baseman is expected to be released from the hospital on Thursday and the anticipated time for a full recovery is six months. The Yankees signed free agent Kevin Youkilis this offseason to play third base while Rodriguez is out.
Alex Rodriguez had surgery on his left hip Wednesday and is expected to be sidelined until after the All-Star break.
After spending 8 1/2 years in Boston and delivering a pair of World Series titles to the Fenway Park faithful, Kevin Youkilis was surprised when the New York Yankees expressed interest in fitting him for pinstripes.
Kevin Youkilis is about to get a different look at the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry.
"A lot of times, you look at injuries, you never want to see them. But I'll take an injury now going into the season rather than later in the season," newcomer Kevin Youkilis said.
"The good thing is, you don't win or lose a season in April. You win or lose seasons in September. For me personally, there's been teams that are in first place every year in April and a lot of times they never make it all the way through," he said.