Quick Hit: Nova Update

Well, this isn’t good news at all.

The Yankees announced that Ivan Nova has a partial tear of UCL in his right elbow and that he will be reevaluated Monday in New York.

Doesn’t it seem like there is an uptick in UCL tears this season? Is it the new oblique injury?

Stacey is co-Editor-in-Chief of It's About The Money, co-host of the It's About The Money, Stupid podcast and is a monthly contributor to ESPN's SweetSpot Blog. She is a former contributor at Aerys Sports and High Heat Stats. She has contributed to group projects at Baseball: Past And Present and the Hall of Stats. Her work has appeared in USA Today's Sports Weekly and most recently, she wrote four pieces for Derek Jeter: Celebrating the Yankees' Captain Clutch, a magazine printed by i5 Publishing.