Javy's fastball, finger show movement

Vazquez exits early with injury, but looks ready to continue resurgence on mound

Updated: May 22, 2010, 2:38 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork

NEW YORK -- When Javier Vazquez said he had "good movement," it may have been the best piece of news the Yankees received Friday night.

They already knew he had good movement on his pitches, of course; he had demonstrated that for six innings of one-hit ball against the Mets. The movement Vazquez was referring to was in his right index finger, the one that somehow found itself between the baseball and the bat, a position not recommended for the continued good health of any baseball player, ...

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