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Rafael Soriano out 6-8 weeks

Updated: May 26, 2011, 1:08 PM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Yankees setup man Rafael Soriano will be out another 6-8 weeks after being diagnosed with an inflamed ligament in his right elbow.

Dr. James Andrews, after seeing Soriano on Wednesday, prescribed rest for two more weeks and then a conservative throwing program.

Making the announcement, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said the ligament is the same one on which Soriano had Tommy John surgery back in 2004, and exploratory surgery in 2008.

"We are going to ...

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