David Phelps exits with arm injury

Updated: August 4, 2014, 6:06 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

BOSTON -- New York Yankees right-hander David Phelps left Sunday night's 8-7 win over the Boston Red Sox after two innings with what the team described as "right elbow inflammation."

According to Yankees manager Joe Girardi, Phelps has suffered from the inflammation for "three or four weeks" and had an MRI, that came back clean, after a start against the Cincinnati Reds on July 18 in which he pitched well and won a 4-3 game.

"We thought it was something we could manage, and ...

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