Carlos Beltran recently received a cortisone shot in his right elbow.
Jacoby Ellsbury went 2-for-5 with a pair of stolen bases, but the Yankees were handed a 5-2 loss to the Astros on Wednesday.
Stephen Drew had four trips to the plate, drawing a walk and hitting his first home run as a Yankee in Wednesday's loss to the Astros.
Michael Pineda got a no-decision after allowing two runs over six innings in Wednesday's loss to the Astros.
Masahiro Tanaka (elbow) threw a successful 35-pitch bullpen session on Wednesday afternoon.
Carlos Beltran is not in Wednesday's lineup after aggravating his right elbow injury on a swing Tuesday.
Yankees prospect RHP Luis Severino (oblique) allowed two runs on one hit and one walk over three innings on Tuesday in his return to Double-A Trenton.
Masahiro Tanaka (elbow) will throw another bullpen session on Wednesday.
David Robertson took his fourth loss after giving up a three-run homer in a tie game Tuesday against the Astros.
Martin Prado went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBI against the Astros on Tuesday.
Derek Jeter went hitless in Tuesday's loss to the Astros, his eighth straight game without a run scored.
Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Tuesday that David Phelps (elbow) could return in a bullpen role.
Chris Leroux has accepted an assignment to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Yankees prospect RHP Ty Hensley struck out four batters and allowed one hit over three scoreless innings on Sunday for Short Season Staten Island.
George A. King III of the New York Post reports that suspended slugger Alex Rodriguez has been working out at the University of Miami and at UCLA in Los Angeles in preparation for his return to Major League Baseball in 2015.