Frazier admitted, however, that he had pain in his ankle. However, he pointed out that on Monday he can play two more innings that run in the outfield and on the base trails as positive signs that he could continue. He said he also passed the ankle agility tests the Yankees training staff gave him.
"The I.L. is too full and I'm not trying to attend this party, "he said before the game on Tuesday.
When Frazier was on the starting lineup for a second consecutive day on Wednesday, Boone said it was black and black blue bruises and Swelling in the Frazier Ankle While a doctor felt that Frazier did not need imaging after the first injury, Boone said the Yankees decided that Frazier had an MRI on Wednesday because of the discoloration.
"That was unbelievable when watching this bunch of guys and their grudges," Sabathia said.
Earlier in the day Boone went through his usual list of updates to the many injured Yankees players. While midfielder Aaron Hicks (back) has progressed to running, throwing and swinging, Troy Tulowitzki (calf strand) and third base Miguel Andujar (Labral tear) are still on the go Tampa, Florida
The most worrying revelation Boone hit a setback with beating outfielder Giancarlo Stanton, who landed at the IL in early April with a left biceps strain. Boone said Wednesday that Stanton's biceps are cured, but that there is a "left shoulder" residual problem that deserves a cortisone shot two days earlier. Stanton will rest and stay in Southern California for a few days to work with the people who helped with his previous rehabilitation.
While the Yankees were already waiting to retrieve several injured players, another – Frazier – joined their ranks
"Another opportunity for someone else," Boone said, pointing to Tyler Wade, an infielder who won the Can play outfield and finished in Frazier's last absence with the left field. Boone continued, "We have a lot of good players here who are capable of doing this."
At this rate, however, the Yankees could run out of bodies.