|4/27/2013 10:42:00 AM||Description: New York catcher Francisco Cervelli (fractured hand) will undergo surgery on Saturday and early estimates are for him to be sidelined for at least six weeks, according to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News||Insight: The Yankees will most likely promote Austin Romine from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre where he was batting .333 with a homer and four RBI in 14 games.|
|4/26/2013 8:46:00 PM||Description: New York catcher Francisco Cervelli has been diagnosed with a fractured hand. SOURCE: YES Network||Insight: When Cervelli goes on the disabled list, Chris Stewart will be the only active catcher on New York's roster. The Yankees will likely be forced to call up a catcher from Triple-A to account for Cervelli's absence. |
|4/26/2013 7:50:00 PM||Description: Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli injured his right hand Friday against the Blue Jays. SOURCE: David Lennon, Newsday||Insight: The injury occurred after Cervelli was hit by a foul tip in the first at bat of the game. Chris Stewart will handle the catching duties for the rest of the evening.|
|3/4/2011 3:34:00 PM||Description: Francisco Cervelli has a fractured foot and will miss at least four weeks of action.
SOURCE: STAR LEDGER||Insight: This is big fantasy news because it opens the door for Jesus Montero to possibly start the season with the Yankees. Cervelli likely won't be ready for the first two weeks of the regular season.|
|3/4/2011 9:41:00 AM||Description:
The Yankees are bracing for bad news on C Francisco Cervelli's injured left foot, which could be broken. 'Usually when they can't tell you there is nothing wrong, there is usually something wrong,' GM Brian Cashman said. 'When it takes this long, it usually means there is something wrong.'
SOURCE: New York Post
||Insight: THis news opens the door for Jesus Montero to open the season with the Yankees, which would absolutely increase his value in 2011.|
|3/3/2011 10:54:00 AM||Description: Yankees C Francisco Cervelli left Wednesday's 6-5 win over the Astros at Steinbrenner Field with a bruised left foot. Cervelli fouled a ball off the arch in the second inning, stayed in the game to run after walking, and caught the top of the third before being removed.
SOURCE: New York Post||Insight: This injury could allow Jesus Montero to pass Cervelli on the catching depth chart, giving him a better chance to stick with the Yankees out of Spring Training. If you are interested in Montero, continue to monitor this situation right up until your draft.|
|2/23/2011 1:17:00 PM||Description: The Yankees are impressed with the improvements C Francisco Cervelli made in the off-season.
SOURCE: New York Post||Insight: A healthy Russell Martin and an improved Cervelli would help the Yankees deal away one fo their catching prospects to upgrade their starting rotation. If Cervelli sticks with the Yankees he would have value in AL-only leagues.|