Carlos Rodon (again) not sure of timeline for Yankees debut


Mar 5, 2023; North Port, Florida, USA; New York Yankees starting pitcher Carlos Rodon (55) throws a pitch during the first inning against the Atlanta Braves at CoolToday Park.

Mar 5, 2023; North Port, Florida, USA; New York Yankees beginning pitcher Carlos Rodon (55) throws a pitch in the course of the first inning towards the Atlanta Braves at CoolToday Park.
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Carlos Rodon continues to wrestle with a again ailment, and the New York Yankees left-hander is because of obtain an injection subsequent week in as he tries to get well

After signing a six-year, $162 million free agent contract with the Yankees in December, Rodon was shut down following only one spring coaching begin due to a strained left forearm muscle. He was anticipated to be again in the course of the season’s first month

Whereas he recovered from that harm, his again began hurting after he resumed throwing to hitters in April.

The most recent setback might push the timetable for his season debut again to June or July.

Requested when he would possibly begin for the Yankees, Rodon stated on Friday in St. Petersburg, Fla., “I do not know. I do not put a timeline on something. I am going to get this injection and I wish to throw as quickly as I can

“At any time when my physique tells me I can throw and everybody agrees that I can throw, I am going to begin throwing no matter and at any time when that ramp-up takes … I can not set a date for you. I’d have thought I have been pitching right here for the membership now.”

Rodon added, “It actually sucks. I wish to be pitching for the New York Yankees. I wish to be pitching on this collection (towards the Tampa Bay Rays) and with the boys. I wish to be competing. It is arduous to sit down right here and never be doing it and speaking to (the media).

Rodon was an All-Star every of the previous two seasons, for the Chicago White Sox in 2021 and for the San Francisco Giants in 2022. Final yr, he led the majors with a fee of 12.0 strikeouts per 9 innings, as he fanned 237 in 178 innings.

In his lone season with the Giants, Rodon went 14-8 with a 2.88 ERA in 31 begins. Over eight main league seasons (the primary seven with the White Sox), Rodon owns a 56-46 document and a 3.60 ERA in 152 video games (147 begins).

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