Sources: Gerrit Cole will no longer visit the doctor about his elbow

Sources: Gerrit Cole will no longer visit the doctor about his elbow

The Yankees have decided that Gerrit Cole will not play again until after visiting Dr. Neil El Attrache in Los Angeles to perform further tests on his elbow.


New York Yankees outfielder Gerrit Cole has been suspended and is scheduled to visit the ballpark Dr. Neil Al-Atrash He is in Los Angeles for further testing on his right elbow, according to two people familiar with the situation.

Aaron Boone Cole was ruled out on Tuesday for opening day. He is expected to start the season on the injured list.

Cole underwent an MRI on his elbow in Florida earlier in the week after reporting “discomfort.” Boone told reporters that the righty did not recover as expected between outings.

“His recovery, before he started his first game, was similar to what he feels during the season, when he throws 100 pitches,” Boone told reporters. “When you are 45 years old [lanzamientos] Up to age 55, you usually don't have the recovery problems that you do.

“I think there is a level of discomfort, but I wouldn't describe it as suffering.”

Cole, 33, was scheduled to begin his second spring training on Tuesday. He allowed three runs in two-plus innings in his first start on March 1 against the Toronto Blue Jays. He threw 47 pitches in three innings in a simulated game against Yankees hitters six days later. He reported no discomfort when speaking to reporters afterward.

Cole previously went on the disabled list due to elbow inflammation in September 2016 while playing for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Current winner Cy Young Award He is in the fifth year of a nine-year, $324 million contract.

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