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Yankees' Zack Britton: Could contribute late in season

Britton (elbow) is said to be doing well, and the Yankees are hopeful that he could return to action in August or September, according to Bryan Hoch of Britton is recovering from the left elbow surgery he underwent last September and remains months away from a return. However, he has been throwing on flat ground since February and is reportedly doing well, per Hoch. A return by the end of the campaign is far from guaranteed, but Britton could be a valuable late-season addition to the New York bullpen if he is indeed able to make his way back to the mound by then.

MLB Insider Shares Latest Zack Britton Recovery Update

T he New York Yankees are going to begin the 2022 regular season without a key arm in their bullpen as veteran left-hander Zack Britton recovers from Tommy John surgery. He suffered the injury to his elbow during the 2021 season and underwent the surgery. Marly Rivera of ESPN provided...

Gary Sanchez is better off gone, but still can win MVP, Yankees’ Zack Britton declares

TAMPA — Injured Yankees reliever Zack Britton was in bed and sleeping early Sunday night, so he woke up Monday to shocking news that his team’s roster has a completely new feel. A blockbuster trade sent catcher Gary Sanchez and infielder Gio Urshela to the Minnesota Twins for third baseman Josh Donaldson, shortstop Isiah Kiner-Falefa and catcher Ben Rortvedt.

New York Yankees: Zack Britton gets real about lockout negotiations

In case you had any glimmer of hope about Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) coming together for an 11th-hour deal that will put an end to the current lockout, New York Yankees pitcher Zack Britton has some bad but realistic news for you.

Yankees’ Zack Britton calls BS on report players, MLB close to deal

Zack Britton’s four-word tweet on Sunday said enough. An MLB Network report surfaced that the league and the Players Association is “within striking distance” of making a deal and that an agreement on a new CBA could be done by deadline day — Monday, Feb. 28. Britton, who is also the Yankee players’ union representative, responded to that report on Twitter. “This is not accurate,” the Yankee ...

3 possible outside replacements for Zack Britton in 2022

The good news? It’s not limited to just lefties! Zack Britton will sadly miss the entire 2022 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery in September, since the expected recovery timetable is 12-15 months for pitchers. Wouldn’t count on him logging a single inning unless there’s a miracle and he can appear in the postseason.

Yankees’ Zack Britton: Aaron Judge deserved big bucks right away

Aaron Judge mashed an American League rookie record 52 homers in 2017 while making $544,500. His reward? The Yankees bumped his salary up to $622,300 in 2018. Judge, who went to play in a couple more All-Star Games and have some injury-plague campaigns, figures to finally cash in at some point this offseason or after the 2022 season when he accrues six seasons of service time and becomes a free agent.

Marcus Semien, Zack Britton, Lucas Giolito discuss MLB lockout

The MLB lockout has been ongoing for nearly a month, with the accompanying transactions freeze halting essentially all major league activity. The league and the MLB Players Association aren’t expected to discuss the game’s core economics issues — the most contentious in collective bargaining — until sometime after the New Year.

Zack Britton Has No Grudge With Showalter From 2016 Wild Card Game

The 2016 American League Wild Card game will always be brought up when discussing Buck Showalter‘s managerial career. It was Showalter’s decision to not use his closer who went 47-of-47 in save opportunities during a winner-take-all game. But, closer Zack Britton would “100 percent” play for Showalter again...