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Andrew Miller drilled on the wrist, immediately leaves game

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Update (8:13 PM EST, Bill Baer): Jack Curry of the YES Network reports that a CT scan revealed a chip fracture in Miller’s right wrist. He’ll visit a hand specialist next, which will determine where he goes from here.


This could be bad news for the Yankees.

Andrew Miller, the Yankees closer until Aroldis Chapman comes off of his suspension, was pitching in a spring training game this afternoon when he was drilled on the right wrist by a comebacker. Reporters at the game said that Miller immediately walked off the mound and into the dugout, where he slammed his glove and cap down. Updates will obviously come, but that’s the reaction of a guy who know he hurt something.

Upside: he throws with his left, not his right. But that’s pretty cold comfort given that a broken bone, if he has one, even on his non-pitching hand could cause him to miss several weeks. Until there is word from the team, that’s about all the upside there can be at the moment.