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Yankees' Ivan Nova has tear in his pitching elbow
Yankees' Ivan Nova has tear in his pitching elbow

New York Yankees right-hander Ivan Nova has a partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching elbow, an injury that often requires Tommy John surgery. Nova left Saturday night's game against Tampa Bay in the fifth inning. An MRI exam after the game revealed the injury and he was put on the 15-day disabled list. Nova will be further examined Monday in New York by Yankees team physician Chris Ahmad. He had no discomfort in the elbow until his 82nd and final pitch Saturday, when he felt a pop. If Nova needs elbow-ligament replacement surgery he could be sidelined more than a year. Brewers moves The Milwaukee Brewers put outfielder Logan Schafer on the 15-day...

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