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- n. A list of players on a sports team who are unable or ineligible to play because of an injury.
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Hughes said he doesn't know of a timetable to return to the majors, but that he has been paying attention to the team's injury problems—specifically Bartolo Colon's recent trip to the disabled list with a hamstring injury—and has thought about how his return could help stabilize the pitching staff as a whole.
“We get a well-pitched game every day, while the Yankees get a new guy on the disabled list every day,” Carl Yastrzemski said.