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Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Rotator Cuff Problems for Chapman

Jeff Stotts

Jeff Stotts works as a Certified Athletic Trainer (MAT, ATC, PES, CES). He won the 2011 Best Fantasy Football Article in Print from the Fantasy Sports Trade Association.

Aroldis Chapman

The Yankees closer is expected to miss an extended period of time with inflammation in his rotator cuff. Chapman reported the issue following Friday’s 5-1 loss to the Astros in which he surrendered three hits and an earned run in less than an inning of work. A MRI revealed the inflammation in the area though no structural damage was uncovered. However, inflammation in the rotator cuff can be problematic for pitchers given the positioning of the muscle group.

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