Phil Hughes, Boone Logan, David Robertson all throw at Yankees camp Thursday

03/07/2013 4:55 PM ET
By Lou DiPietro
The Yankees announced Thursday that lefty Clay Rapada will be shut down for a week to 10 days due to shoulder bursitis, but they did get good news on three other pitchers dealing with injuries.

According to the AP, both Phil Hughes and Boone Logan threw on Thursday morning at the team complex in Tampa, taking the next steps in their recovery. Hughes, who has been dealing with a bulging disc in his back, went through his full motion and made 15 pitches from 60 feet on flat ground, while Logan – who has not pitched this spring after being shut down due to elbow soreness – played catch and made 38 throws from 60 feet.

David Robertson, who was scratched from a game earlier this week with shoulder stiffness, also played catch today as well. Robertson had warmed up for Tuesday’s game but was never put in, as he had trouble getting his shoulder loose, and later in the day he told the media it wasn’t a soreness, but more like a discomfort one might feel after sleeping on their shoulder all night.

“If it’s the regular season, I’m pitching right through it. I wouldn’t even think twice about it. I’ve pitched on worse days,” he said Tuesday, with Brian Cashman adding that it was a “low-level concern.”

Robertson was scheduled to go on the Yankees’ east coast road trip Thursday and Friday, but was kept behind in Tampa as a precaution.

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