MLB Injuries


Updated Pos Player Tm Injury Latest Information
2014/07/30 SS Arruebarrena, Erisbel LAD hip Los Angeles Dodgers SS Erisbel Arruebarrena (hip) touched off a brawl while on a minor-league rehab assignment with Triple-A Albuquerque. He was optioned to Class A Rancho Cucamonga Sunday, July 27, and disciplinary action is pending.
2014/07/30 OF Burns, Billy OAK neck Oakland Athletics OF Coco Crisp (neck) is out of the lineup once again Wednesday, July 30. OF Billy Burns is leading off and playing center field in his stead.
2014/07/30 3B Castellanos, Nick DET finger Detroit Tigers 3B Nick Castellanos (finger) is returning to the lineup Wednesday, July 30.
2014/07/30 OF Crisp, Coco OAK neck Oakland Athletics OF Coco Crisp (neck) had an MRI that didn't reveal anything that will require a stint on the disabled list. However, there were some degenerative changes revealed on the right side of his neck.
2014/07/30 OF Crisp, Coco OAK neck Oakland Athletics OF Coco Crisp (neck) is out of the lineup once again Wednesday, July 30. OF Billy Burns is leading off and playing center field in his stead.
2014/07/29 OF Crisp, Coco OAK undefined The Oakland Athletics have expressed interest in OF Sam Fuld. With a neck injury hobbling OF Coco Crisp and OF Craig Gentry out with a broken hand, sources indicate the team is worried about its depth in the outfield.
2014/07/30 OF Crisp, Coco OAK neck Oakland Athletics OF Coco Crisp (neck) will not play when the team returns home Friday, Aug. 1, according to manager Bob Melvin. Crisp's neck is the priority right now.
2014/07/29 SS Descalso, Daniel STL leg St. Louis Cardinals 2B Daniel Descalso (leg) was hit on the right leg or knee injury by a pitch Tuesday, July 29, against the San Diego Padres, suffering an apparent injury. He was forced to leave the game early.
2014/07/30 RP Elbert, Scott LAD elbow, toe Los Angeles Dodgers RP Scott Elbert (elbow, toe) was activated from the 60-day disabled list Tuesday, July 29, and then designated for assignment. He had made 15 rehab appearances while working back from Tommy John surgery.
2014/07/30 1B Encarnacion, Edwin TOR quadriceps, foot Toronto Blue Jays 1B Edwin Encarnacion (quadriceps, foot) is taking a few days off from his on-field rehab work after experiencing pain in his right quadriceps while swinging.
2014/07/30 2B Espinosa, Danny WSH hamstring Updating previous reports, Washington Nationals 3B Ryan Zimmerman (hamstring) has a Grade 3 hamstring strain, according to two baseball sources. If the reports are confirmed, Zimmerman is likely done for the season. Anthony Rendon has taken over at third base, but second base has been a platoon of Danny Espinosa, Zach Walters and Kevin Frandsen. Espinosa has the only real value, in NL-only leagues, but the team could address second base at the trade deadline.
2014/07/30 2B Frandsen, Kevin WSH hamstring Updating previous reports, Washington Nationals 3B Ryan Zimmerman (hamstring) has a Grade 3 hamstring strain, according to two baseball sources. If the reports are confirmed, Zimmerman is likely done for the season. Anthony Rendon has taken over at third base, but second base has been a platoon of Danny Espinosa, Zach Walters and Kevin Frandsen. Espinosa has the only real value, in NL-only leagues, but the team could address second base at the trade deadline.
2014/07/29 OF Fuld, Sam MIN undefined The Oakland Athletics have expressed interest in OF Sam Fuld. With a neck injury hobbling OF Coco Crisp and OF Craig Gentry out with a broken hand, sources indicate the team is worried about its depth in the outfield.
2014/07/30 OF Garcia, Avisail CWS ankle Chicago White Sox RP Matt Lindstrom (ankle) and OF Avisail Garcia (shoulder) will begin their rehab assignments with Triple-A Charlotte starting Friday, Aug. 1.
2014/07/29 OF Gentry, Craig OAK undefined The Oakland Athletics have expressed interest in OF Sam Fuld. With a neck injury hobbling OF Coco Crisp and OF Craig Gentry out with a broken hand, sources indicate the team is worried about its depth in the outfield.
2014/07/30 P Harvey, Hunter BAL forearm Baltimore Orioles SP Hunter Harvey (forearm) has a strained flexor mass in his arm, an MRI exam showed. However, he doesn't have ligament damage. Harvey will miss his next start.
2014/07/30 P Harvey, Hunter BAL elbow Updating a previous item, Baltimore Orioles SP Hunter Harvey (elbow) will be shut down for the rest of the season due to a strained right elbow.
2014/07/30 SP Harvey, Matt NYM elbow New York Mets SP Matt Harvey (elbow) has been cleared to get back on a mound for the first time next week after having Tommy John surgery in October of last year. Harvey will not pitch in the majors this season, though, but he could pitch briefly in the instructional league in late September or early October.
2014/07/30 OF Heyward, Jason ATL back Updating a previous report, Atlanta Braves OF Jason Heyward (back) is not expected to return to the lineup until Friday, Aug. 1, against the San Diego Padres. Manager Fredi Gonzalez said Wednesday, July 30, that he would probably give Heyward one more day of rest once Heyward says the back feels ready. "We talked about it today and he's still not feeling well," Gonzalez said. "If he comes in tomorrow and he's not feeling well, I'm not doing it, I'm not running him in there."
2014/07/30 OF Heyward, Jason ATL back Atlanta Braves OF Jason Heyward (back) remains out of the lineup Wednesday, July 30.
2014/07/30 SP Holland, Derek TEX knee Texas Rangers SP Derek Holland (knee) worked two scoreless innings with no hits allowed in his first minor-league rehab appearance for Double-A Frisco Wednesday, July 30. He issued two walks with four strikeouts. Holland's next rehab appearance is expected Monday, Aug. 4.
2014/07/30 SP Jimenez, Ubaldo BAL ankle Baltimore Orioles SP Ubaldo Jimenez (ankle) is expected to make a rehab start for Triple-A Norfolk Sunday, Aug. 3, or Monday, Aug. 4.
2014/07/30 RP Jones, Nate CWS elbow Chicago White Sox RP Nate Jones (elbow) injured his ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow while rehabbing from his back injury, and he underwent Tommy John surgery that was performed by Dr. James Andrews.
2014/07/30 3B Lawrie, Brett TOR finger Toronto Blue Jays 3B Brett Lawrie (finger) is feeling better after taking batting practice and throwing across the field Wednesday, July 30. He could start playing in rehab games this weekend.
2014/07/30 1B Lind, Adam TOR foot Toronto Blue Jays 1B Adam Lind (foot), who is recovering from a broken foot, still cannot run without pain.
2014/07/30 RP Lindstrom, Matt CWS ankle Chicago White Sox RP Matt Lindstrom (ankle) and OF Avisail Garcia (shoulder) will begin their rehab assignments with Triple-A Charlotte starting Friday, Aug. 1.
2014/07/30 SP Masterson, Justin STL knee St. Louis Cardinals SP Justin Masterson (knee) will be the team's starting pitcher Saturday, Aug. 2. Masterson is currently on the 15-day disabled list but is eligible to be activated Friday, Aug. 1.
2014/07/30 1B Mauer, Joe MIN oblique Minnesota Twins 1B Joe Mauer (oblique) was able to take batting practice in the cage Wednesday, July 30, and no issues were reported.
2014/07/30 SS Miller, Brad SEA hand Seattle Mariners INF Chris Taylor (hand) is fine after being hit by a pitch on the hand Tuesday, July 29, and he was not in the lineup Wednesday, July 30. However, manager Lloyd McClendon said all along SS Brad Miller was going to start Wednesday against the Cleveland Indians.
2014/07/30 OF Pagan, Angel SF back San Francisco Giants OF Angel Pagan (back) is scheduled to undergo another full workout in Arizona Wednesday, July 30. Pagan likely will play for the team's rookie ball team Thursday, July 31, he does not have any problems during the workout.
2014/07/30 SP Paxton, James SEA lat Seattle Mariners SP James Paxton (lat) felt good after his bullpen session Wednesday, July 30, and he could return to start against the Baltimore Orioles Saturday, Aug. 2.
2014/07/30 SP Pelfrey, Mike MIN elbow Minnesota Twins SP Mike Pelfrey (elbow), making his way back from elbow surgery June 10, started a throwing program Wednesday, July 30.
2014/07/30 OF Presley, Alex HOU oblique Houston Astros OF Alex Presley (oblique) hit off a tee Wednesday, July 30, and is happy with his progress. He's working at roughly 60 to 70 percent effort while swinging and is getting closer to full speed. He has been out since July 8 with a right oblique strain.
2014/07/30 OF Presley, Alex HOU oblique Houston Astros OF Alex Presley (oblique) has been taking swings in a batting cage while hitting off a tee over the last three days. Presley said he's exerting about 60 percent effort.
2014/07/30 2B Rendon, Anthony WSH hamstring Updating previous reports, Washington Nationals 3B Ryan Zimmerman (hamstring) has a Grade 3 hamstring strain, according to two baseball sources. If the reports are confirmed, Zimmerman is likely done for the season. Anthony Rendon has taken over at third base, but second base has been a platoon of Danny Espinosa, Zach Walters and Kevin Frandsen. Espinosa has the only real value, in NL-only leagues, but the team could address second base at the trade deadline.
2014/07/30 OF Rios, Alex TEX quadriceps Texas Rangers OF Alex Rios (quadriceps) was hit on the left quadriceps by a pitch Wednesday, July 30, against the New York Yankees and forced to leave the game early.
2014/07/30 OF Saunders, Michael SEA oblique Seattle Mariners OF Michael Saunders (oblique) took batting practice Wednesday, July 30, for the second day. Manager Lloyd McClendon said Saunders was not swinging at 100 percent, and that "it's going to take some time." McClendon said he is hopeful Saunders will be able to head out on a minor-league rehab stint by this weekend.
2014/07/30 OF Smolinski, Jake TEX foot Texas Rangers OF Jake Smolinski (foot) has been diagnosed with a small fracture in his foot, but he is expected to return soon.
2014/07/30 SS Suarez, Eugenio DET back Detroit Tigers SS Eugenio Suarez (back), who is dealing with a stiff back, is hoping to return to the lineup Thursday, July 31.
2014/07/30 SS Suarez, Eugenio DET back Updating a previous report, Detroit Tigers SS Eugenio Suarez (back), who left the game Tuesday, July 29, due to a back issue, said Wednesday, July 30, that he is in pain when he bends down to take groundballs.
2014/07/30 INF Taylor, Chris SEA hand Seattle Mariners INF Chris Taylor (hand) is fine after being hit by a pitch on the hand Tuesday, July 29, and he was not in the lineup Wednesday, July 30. However, manager Lloyd McClendon said all along SS Brad Miller was going to start Wednesday against the Cleveland Indians.
2014/07/30 SP Wacha, Michael STL shoulder St. Louis Cardinals SP Michael Wacha (shoulder) was moved to the 60-day disabled list Wednesday, July 30.
2014/07/30 SS Walters, Zach WSH hamstring Updating previous reports, Washington Nationals 3B Ryan Zimmerman (hamstring) has a Grade 3 hamstring strain, according to two baseball sources. If the reports are confirmed, Zimmerman is likely done for the season. Anthony Rendon has taken over at third base, but second base has been a platoon of Danny Espinosa, Zach Walters and Kevin Frandsen. Espinosa has the only real value, in NL-only leagues, but the team could address second base at the trade deadline.
2014/07/30 OF Werth, Jayson WSH ankle Washington Nationals OF Jayson Werth (ankle) returned to the lineup Wednesday, July 30.
2014/07/30 OF Werth, Jayson WSH ankle Washington Nationals OF Jayson Werth (ankle) appeared as a pinch hitter Tuesday, July 29, and could return to the lineup Wednesday, July 30.
2014/07/30 SP Wilson, C.J. LAA ankle Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP C.J. Wilson (ankle) said his bullpen session was "good" Wednesday, July 30, and he's ready to return from the disabled list. Wilson's spot would come up against the Tampa Bay Rays Saturday, Aug. 2.
2014/07/30 RP Zeid, Josh HOU foot Houston Astros RP Josh Zeid (foot) will undergo surgery on his foot and miss the rest of the season.
2014/07/30 3B Zimmerman, Ryan WSH hamstring Updating previous reports, Washington Nationals 3B Ryan Zimmerman (hamstring) has a Grade 3 hamstring strain, according to two baseball sources. If the reports are confirmed, Zimmerman is likely done for the season. Anthony Rendon has taken over at third base, but second base has been a platoon of Danny Espinosa, Zach Walters and Kevin Frandsen. Espinosa has the only real value, in NL-only leagues, but the team could address second base at the trade deadline.