New York Yankees reliever Michael King suffered a concerning elbow injury on Friday that could keep him out for the rest of the season.

In the 8th inning of the showdown with the Baltimore Orioles, King threw a pitch that was quite off. It really didn't look right, and just seconds later, he seemed to be in pain as he tried to suppress his emotions. Later on, it was revealed that he suffered an injury, with the initial diagnosis putting it as an elbow fracture.

Joel Sherman of the New York Post reported that the Yankees will know more about the severity of the injury on Saturday. However, there are fears he's out for the rest of the campaign. Meanwhile, MLB reporter Bryan Hoch noted that the team is expected to make some roster moves in wake of the injury.

If Michael King really ends up missing the remainder of the year, it'll be a major blow to the Yankees. The 27-year-old has been one of the best relievers in the MLB this 2022, boasting a 2.34 ERA and a 33.7 percent strikeout percentage prior to Friday's game.

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The Yankees beat the Orioles 7-6, but they couldn't celebrate following the injury to King. According to fellow Yankees pitcher Jameson Taillon, the atmosphere in the clubhouse following the win was “somber,” and for a reason.

“It's tough to watch. I mean we're definitely thinking about him. It was kind of a somber mood in here after the game, but he's a hard worker and I know he can get back here, and get back to the same spot he was in,” Taillon said. “But it's never easy seeing a guy walk off the field and think about his family watching and stuff. It's not easy for anyone to see.”

Here's to hoping the Yankees can still get some good news with regards to King's injury despite fears of the worst outcome possible.