Yanks' Wang battling hip, foot problem

Updated: April 25, 2009, 2:22 AM ET
Associated Press

BOSTON -- The New York Yankees placed right-hander Chien-Ming Wang on the 15-day disabled list after Friday night's 5-4 loss to the Boston Red Sox and recalled David Robertson from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

A spokesman for the Yankees said Wang has weakness in the abductor muscles in his hips that could be related to the right foot injury that sidelined him last year.

Robertson gives the Yankees another arm in the bullpen after the 11-inning loss to Boston. Phil Hughes is expected ...

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