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Sport J.A. Happ no longer contagious, close to rejoining Yankees rotation

16:21  07 august  2018
16:21  07 august  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Yankees GM Brian Cashman didn’t acquire Lance Lynn on Monday to be insurance against J . A . Happ being diagnosed with hand, foot and mouth disease on Tuesday. However, the 31-year-old Lynn was attractive to the Yankees because he offered rotation and bullpen protection.

Boone said Happ 's symptoms were subsiding and he was hopeful that Happ would rejoin the rotation and start on Thursday. But that may not be soon enough to keep the Yankees hopes of winning the American League East from sinking.

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J.A. Happ is nearing his return to the mound.

Yankees manager Aaron Boone provided an update on the left-hander's status Monday, saying the team has received encouraging news regarding his hand, foot and mouth disease.

"Good news," Boone said, via NJ.com. "He's out of the woods virus wise. Not contagious."

The team expects to activate Happ from the 10-day disabled list Thursday when he's first eligible with the hope to have him start the Yankees' four-game series against the Rangers that night.

"The idea will be that if everything goes well here in the next couple of days that he'd be in line to start for us Thursday," Boone added.

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Cano is eligible to rejoin the Mariners on Aug. New York Yankees left-hander J . A . Happ is on track to start Thursday against Texas after being sidelined by hand, foot and mouth disease. Manager Aaron Boone says Happ is no longer contagious .

The Yankees acquired Happ from the Blue Jays on July 26 but sent him home with the illness just five days later. He is the second case of hand, foot and mouth disease to hit a New York baseball team this season after Mets starter Noah Syndergaard was placed on the 10-day DL with the ailment on July 22.

Happ, 35, has made one start with the Yankees, giving up three hits and one run over six innings in a 6-3 win over the Royals on July 29.

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