MLB Injuries


Updated Pos Player Tm Injury Latest Information
2015/03/31 OF Brown, Domonic PHI Achilles' Philadelphia Phillies OF Domonic Brown (Achilles') will start the season on the disabled list with an Achilles' injury that has kept him out the last two weeks. Brown will be the designated hitter in a minor league game Tuesday, March 31, according to general manager Ruben Amaro Jr., and the Phillies are expecting Brown to miss more than just the opening week of the season. OFs Grady Sizemore, Jeff Francoeur, Jordan Danks and Darin Ruf are candidates to start in right field in place of Brown.
2015/03/30 OF Crisp, Coco OAK elbow Oakland Athletics OF Coco Crisp (elbow) is cleared to play in a minor-league game Tuesday, March 31. If he is able to get into a spring game by Wednesday, April 1, or the Bay Bridge Series against the San Francisco Giants, manager Bob Melvin says Crisp could be ready for the opener.
2015/03/31 OF Danks, Jordan PHI Achilles' Philadelphia Phillies OF Domonic Brown (Achilles') will start the season on the disabled list with an Achilles' injury that has kept him out the last two weeks. Brown will be the designated hitter in a minor league game Tuesday, March 31, according to general manager Ruben Amaro Jr., and the Phillies are expecting Brown to miss more than just the opening week of the season. OFs Grady Sizemore, Jeff Francoeur, Jordan Danks and Darin Ruf are candidates to start in right field in place of Brown.
2015/03/30 OF Denorfia, Chris CHC hamstring Chicago Cubs OF Chris Denorfia (hamstring) was able to take batting practice Monday, March 30, and he is expected to play in a minor league game by the middle of the week. It is still uncertain if he will be ready for the regular season opener.
2015/03/31 SS Escobar, Yunel WSH knee Washington Nationals 1B Ryan Zimmerman will remain at first base with 3B Anthony Rendon (knee) injured. Zimmerman said he's more comfortable at first base than he was at third base the last two years. 2B/SS Yunel Escobar volunteered to play third.
2015/03/31 OF Francoeur, Jeff PHI Achilles' Philadelphia Phillies OF Domonic Brown (Achilles') will start the season on the disabled list with an Achilles' injury that has kept him out the last two weeks. Brown will be the designated hitter in a minor league game Tuesday, March 31, according to general manager Ruben Amaro Jr., and the Phillies are expecting Brown to miss more than just the opening week of the season. OFs Grady Sizemore, Jeff Francoeur, Jordan Danks and Darin Ruf are candidates to start in right field in place of Brown.
2015/03/30 SP Garcia, Jaime STL shoulder St. Louis Cardinals SP Jaime Garcia (shoulder) was placed on the 15-day disabled list with left shoulder inflammation Monday, March 30.
2015/03/30 SS Hardy, J.J. BAL shoulder Baltimore Orioles SS J.J. Hardy (shoulder) has a strained subscapularis and will start the season on the disabled list.
2015/03/30 SS Hardy, J.J. BAL shoulder Updating a previous report, Baltimore Orioles SS J.J. Hardy (shoulder) cannot participate in baseball activities for at least 10 days, due to his subscapularis strain.
2015/03/30 RP Janssen, Casey WSH shoulder Washington Nationals RP Casey Janssen (shoulder) is dealing with rotator cuff tendonitis in his right shoulder, and he's unlikely to be ready for opening day. However, the Nationals don't think it's a long-term injury. "He's had it before," manager Matt Williams said. "They did an MRI, found that, and he's going to be fine. It's good news. No real issue, other than tendonitis back there. So we'll take care of that and get back going." Janssen hasn't pitched in a week, and he'll be shut down for at least a couple of days before receiving an anti-inflammatory injection. He was expected to be the team's primary eighth-inning reliever to set up RP Drew Storen in the closer's role.
2015/03/30 SP Lester, Jon CHC arm Chicago Cubs SP Jon Lester (arm) will start a minor league game Tuesday, March 31, at the team's complex, his final tuneup before the regular season opener. The Cubs want to be able to control his pitch count and situations Tuesday. He was scratched from his last spring start March 21 due to a tired arm.
2015/03/31 RP Mujica, Edward BOS hamstring Updating a previous report, Boston Red Sox RP Koji Uehara (hamstring) felt more pain in his left hamstring after throwing 30 pitches in a bullpen session Monday, March 30, and he's likely to start the season on the 15-day disabled list, according to manager John Farrell. Farrell said he's unsure if the team will keep seven or eight men in the bullpen, and he's unsure if RP Edward Mujica will assume the closing role to open up the year.
2015/03/31 3B Rendon, Anthony WSH knee Washington Nationals 3B Anthony Rendon (knee) is seeking a third opinion on his left knee by Dr. Steven Singleton in Vail, Colorado. Dr. James Andrews confirmed the initial diagnosis of a sprained medial collateral ligament Monday, March 30. Rendon will be examined by Singleton Tuesday, March 31.
2015/03/31 3B Rendon, Anthony WSH knee Washington Nationals 1B Ryan Zimmerman will remain at first base with 3B Anthony Rendon (knee) injured. Zimmerman said he's more comfortable at first base than he was at third base the last two years. 2B/SS Yunel Escobar volunteered to play third.
2015/03/30 3B Rendon, Anthony WSH knee Updating a previous report, Washington Nationals 2B/3B Anthony Rendon (knee) is "almost certain" to begin the season on the disabled list, in the opinion of Nats Insider's Mark Zuckerman.
2015/03/30 3B Rendon, Anthony WSH knee Washington Nationals 2B Anthony Rendon (knee) was examined by Dr. James Andrews in Pensacola, Fla., Monday, March 30, to receive a second opinion on his left medial collateral ligament sprain. The organization is waiting for a diagnosis.
2015/03/31 1B Ruf, Darin PHI Achilles' Philadelphia Phillies OF Domonic Brown (Achilles') will start the season on the disabled list with an Achilles' injury that has kept him out the last two weeks. Brown will be the designated hitter in a minor league game Tuesday, March 31, according to general manager Ruben Amaro Jr., and the Phillies are expecting Brown to miss more than just the opening week of the season. OFs Grady Sizemore, Jeff Francoeur, Jordan Danks and Darin Ruf are candidates to start in right field in place of Brown.
2015/03/30 SP Sanchez, Anibal DET triceps Updating previous reports, Detroit Tigers SP Justin Verlander (triceps) will not make his spring start against the New York Yankees Thursday, April 2. Verlander said he remains sore Monday, March 30, after suffering from cramping in his right triceps muscle during his outing last Friday. SP Anibal Sanchez will likely be the team's No. 2 starter to open the season if Verlander is not ready. Verlander said he is day-to-day right now.
2015/03/31 OF Sizemore, Grady PHI Achilles' Philadelphia Phillies OF Domonic Brown (Achilles') will start the season on the disabled list with an Achilles' injury that has kept him out the last two weeks. Brown will be the designated hitter in a minor league game Tuesday, March 31, according to general manager Ruben Amaro Jr., and the Phillies are expecting Brown to miss more than just the opening week of the season. OFs Grady Sizemore, Jeff Francoeur, Jordan Danks and Darin Ruf are candidates to start in right field in place of Brown.
2015/03/30 SP Smyly, Drew TB shoulder Tampa Bay Rays SP Drew Smyly (shoulder) threw a bullpen session Sunday, March 29, and is scheduled to throw a two-inning batting practice session Wednesday, April 1. Smyly could throw another batting practice session Saturday, April 4, and then pitch in a minor league game. Manager Kevin Cash there is a chance Smyly could return to the rotation by the end of April.
2015/03/30 RP Storen, Drew WSH undisclosed Washington Nationals RP Drew Storen (undisclosed) walked off the field with a trainer during a spring training game Monday, March 30, because of an undisclosed reason.
2015/03/31 RP Uehara, Koji BOS hamstring Updating a previous report, Boston Red Sox RP Koji Uehara (hamstring) felt more pain in his left hamstring after throwing 30 pitches in a bullpen session Monday, March 30, and he's likely to start the season on the 15-day disabled list, according to manager John Farrell. Farrell said he's unsure if the team will keep seven or eight men in the bullpen, and he's unsure if RP Edward Mujica will assume the closing role to open up the year.
2015/03/30 SP Verlander, Justin DET triceps Detroit Tigers SP Justin Verlander (triceps) is not throwing Monday, March 30, and it looks like he won't make his spring start Thursday, April 2. Verlander said he currently is day-to-day to see when he throws again.
2015/03/30 SP Verlander, Justin DET triceps Updating previous reports, Detroit Tigers SP Justin Verlander (triceps) will not make his spring start against the New York Yankees Thursday, April 2. Verlander said he remains sore Monday, March 30, after suffering from cramping in his right triceps muscle during his outing last Friday. SP Anibal Sanchez will likely be the team's No. 2 starter to open the season if Verlander is not ready. Verlander said he is day-to-day right now.
2015/03/30 OF Werth, Jayson WSH shoulder Washington Nationals OF Jayson Werth (shoulder) was able to hit in a minor-league game Monday, March 30, for the first time, a key step in his return.
2015/03/30 SP Wheeler, Zack NYM elbow New York Mets SP Zack Wheeler (elbow) plans to spend six weeks at home after spring training ends, and then he'll rehab at the team's complex in Florida. Wheeler doesn't plan to visit the team when they are in Atlanta, as well as during the regular season. He underwent Tommy John surgery last Wednesday.
2015/03/31 1B Zimmerman, Ryan WSH knee Washington Nationals 1B Ryan Zimmerman will remain at first base with 3B Anthony Rendon (knee) injured. Zimmerman said he's more comfortable at first base than he was at third base the last two years. 2B/SS Yunel Escobar volunteered to play third.
2015/03/30 1B Zimmerman, Ryan WSH shoulder Washington Nationals 1B Ryan Zimmerman (shoulder) is back in the spring lineup Monday, March 30, two days after injuring his left shoulder.