Eric Chavez leaves with whiplash

Updated: May 3, 2012, 12:23 PM ET
By Kieran Darcy | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- New York Yankees reserve infielder Eric Chavez left Wednesday night's 5-0 loss to the Baltimore Orioles with a whiplash injury and a possible concussion.

Chavez exited the game in the bottom of the fifth inning, and will undergo head and spine scans at New York Presbyterian Hospital.

The injury occurred in the top of the fifth, when Chavez dove to try to snare a line drive down the left-field line off the bat of the Orioles' J.J. Hardy. Chavez was playing third ...

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