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Rafael Soriano To Miss 6-8 Weeks

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"Don't call me Carl Pavano 2.0... yet."
"Don't call me Carl Pavano 2.0... yet."

After his visit to Dr. James Andrews, it turns out Rafael Soriano won't need Tommy John Surgery. He will however be out several weeks with an inflamed ligament in his elbow, revealed by a third MRI conducted today. A potential ETA for his return is the All-Star break.

Elsewhere:

- The Bombers claimed ex-Yankee farmhand Kanekoa Texeira off waivers from the Royals. To make room on the 40-man roster, Phil Hughes was moved to the 60-day DL.

- If you're interested in seeing Derek Jeter's 3000th hit in person, there's a prediction calendar that may help.