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Yankees News: Luis Severino Out Until at Least May 1 with Shoulder Injury

New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Friday that starting pitcher Luis Severino will not be ready to pitch in an MLB game until May 1 at the earliest, according to's Bryan Hoch.

Severino is suffering from rotator cuff inflammation in his right throwing shoulder, which has been treated with cortisone shots and anti-inflammatories.

The plan is for Severino to begin playing catch next week. Regarding the decision to hold him out until May, Severino said, "I just want to be healthy and help my team.