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Tanaka latest Yankees pitcher to DL

From ESPN - August 12, 2017

Masahiro Tanaka was placed on the 10-day disabled list Saturday, becoming the latest New York Yankees starting pitcher to miss time because of an injury.

Tanaka, who has battled elbow injuries over the last two years, is dealing with inflammation in his pitching shoulder, according to the Yankees. In a corresponding move, New York recalled right-hander Giovanny Gallegos from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Yankees' manager Joe Girardi said Saturday Tanaka's shoulder shows no structural damage.``We decided he needs a break,'' Girardi said.

The Yankees announced the roster moves before their game against the Boston Red Sox on Saturday afternoon, one day after placing left-hander CC Sabathia on the DL with a knee injury. New York also is without Michael Pineda, who will miss the rest of the season after undergoing Tommy John surgery on his elbow.

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