MLB Injuries


Updated Pos Player Tm Injury Latest Information
2014/04/23 RP Albers, Matt HOU shoulder Houston Astros RP Matt Albers (shoulder) is unavailable to pitch Wednesday, April 23, due to shoulder tightness. Albers doesn't think the injury is serious.
2014/04/23 OF Arcia, Oswaldo MIN wrist Minnesota Twins OF Oswaldo Arcia (wrist) is scheduled to take batting practice Thursday, April 24, after resting today.
2014/04/22 SP Arrieta, Jake CHC shoulder Chicago Cubs SP Jake Arrieta (shoulder) will likely make one more minor league rehab start before he's activated from the disabled list. Arrieta threw 94 pitches in 5 2/3 innings with Single-A Daytona Monday, April 21. SP Carlos Villanueva will remain in the rotation, according to manager Rick Renteria.
2014/04/23 SP Arrieta, Jake CHC shoulder Chicago Cubs SP Jake Arrieta (shoulder) will make another rehab start with Double-A Tennessee Saturday, April 26, and it could be his last rehab start before the team activates him from the disabled list.
2014/04/23 2B Beckham, Gordon CWS oblique Chicago White Sox 2B Gordon Beckham (oblique) is on track to return to the team this weekend after rehabbing with Double-A Birmingham.
2014/04/22 SP Bundy, Dylan BAL elbow Baltimore Orioles SP Dylan Bundy (elbow) will start mixing in his breaking pitches during his next throwing sessions.
2014/04/23 SP Bundy, Dylan BAL elbow Baltimore Orioles SP Dylan Bundy (elbow) threw eight curveballs today for the first time during his rehab from Tommy John surgery.
2014/04/23 SP Chacin, Jhoulys COL shoulder Colorado Rockies SP Jhoulys Chacin (shoulder) was pushed up a day and will start at Triple-A Colorado Springs Thursday, April 24. That means he could potentially return April 29.
2014/04/22 OF Choice, Michael TEX ankle Texas Rangers OF Shin-Soo Choo (ankle) is not in the starting lineup, as expected, Tuesday, April 22. He's dealing with a sprained left ankle and could land on the disabled list. Choo said he still has pain in his ankle.
2014/04/22 OF Choo, Shin-Soo TEX ankle Updating a previous report, Texas Rangers OF Shin-Soo Choo (ankle) is not headed for the 15-day disabled list for now due to his high ankle sprain. However, he will not play again during the series in Oakland, and will be re-evaluated in Seattle before the series against the Mariners which starts Friday, April 25.
2014/04/22 OF Choo, Shin-Soo TEX ankle Texas Rangers OF Shin-Soo Choo (ankle) is not in the starting lineup, as expected, Tuesday, April 22. He's dealing with a sprained left ankle and could land on the disabled list. Choo said he still has pain in his ankle.
2014/04/23 OF Crisp, Coco OAK ribs Oakland Athletics OF Coco Crisp (ribs) had X-rays on his sore ribs after falling hard on them Monday, April 21. The X-rays were negative.
2014/04/22 SP Cumpton, Brandon PIT knee Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle indicated Tuesday, April 22, that a decision has not yet been finalized on who be slotted for the start Thursday, April 24, in place of the injured SP Wandy Rodriguez (knee). SP Jeff Locke is not a candidate, as he pitched for Triple-A Indianapolis Monday, April 21. Ps Brandon Cumpton, Jeanmar Gomez and Stolmy Pimentel are believed to be the top candidates.
2014/04/23 OF Eaton, Adam CWS hamstring Chicago White Sox OF Adam Eaton (hamstring) said he's dealing with more than just a mild strain in the lower part of his left hamstring. "Apparently there's a tendon that is kind of rolling over on the inside back part of my knee. It's been kind of an easier fix," Eaton said. "We're making sure the tendon doesn't move and that equals no pain." He ran some stairs, did lunges and ran on an incline Tuesday, April 22, and everything went well. Eaton declared himself 95 percent healthy.
2014/04/23 SP Erlin, Robbie SD elbow San Diego Padres SP Josh Johnson (elbow) will undergo Tommy John surgery Thursday, April 24, and it will technically be a cleanup of his ulnar collateral ligament.
2014/04/23 RP Figueroa, Pedro TEX elbow The Texas Rangers acquired OF Daniel Robertson from the San Diego Padres Wednesday, April 23, and brought him up to the big leagues. In a corresponding move, RP Pedro Figueroa (elbow) was placed on the disabled list with elbow inflammation.
2014/04/22 SP Gomez, Jeanmar PIT knee Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle indicated Tuesday, April 22, that a decision has not yet been finalized on who be slotted for the start Thursday, April 24, in place of the injured SP Wandy Rodriguez (knee). SP Jeff Locke is not a candidate, as he pitched for Triple-A Indianapolis Monday, April 21. Ps Brandon Cumpton, Jeanmar Gomez and Stolmy Pimentel are believed to be the top candidates.
2014/04/23 2B Gordon, Dee LAD head Los Angeles Dodgers 2B Dee Gordon (head) was cleared of a possible concussion after the game Tuesday, April 22. He hit his head on a player's knee after diving in head-first on a steal attempt.
2014/04/23 SP Hamels, Cole PHI shoulder The Philadelphia Phillies activated SP Cole Hamels (shoulder) from the 15-day disabled list Wednesday, April 23.
2014/04/23 SS Hardy, J.J. BAL forearm Baltimore Orioles C Matt Wieters (forearm) and SS J.J. Hardy (hamstring) are both back in the starting lineup Wednesday, April 23.
2014/04/23 SP Harrison, Matt TEX back Texas Rangers SP Matt Harrison (back) will come off the disabled list to make his season debut against the Seattle Mariners Sunday, April 27, according to manager Ron Washington. Harrison last pitched on April 6 of last season. He pitched eight shutout innings on 86 pitches for Double-A Frisco Sunday, April 20.
2014/04/22 SP Hellweg, Johnny MIL elbow Milwaukee Brewers SP Johnny Hellweg (elbow) is dealing with a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow, and he'll likely need Tommy John surgery that will end his year. He'll receive a second opinion next week from Dr. James Andrews. Hellweg was 1-2 with a 4.95 ERA in four starts for Triple-A Nashville this year.
2014/04/22 SP Iwakuma, Hisashi SEA finger Seattle Mariners SP Hisashi Iwakuma (finger) threw a 58-pitch simulated game Tuesday, April 22, and felt better than his last session. He'll next throw 75 pitches for Triple-A Tacoma Sunday, April 27, and he could rejoin the rotation after that.
2014/04/22 SP Iwakuma, Hisashi SEA finger Updating a previous report, Seattle Mariners SP Hisashi Iwakuma (finger) had his fastball clocked around 89-90 mph during his four-inning simulated game Tuesday, April 22. That is considered a tick or two slower than usual. Iwakuma is still building arm strength. The team gave him a variety of looks in the sim game, making him field bunts, cover first base, throw pickoff moves to first and face batters. "I was able to focus like a regular game," Iwakuma said. "I felt a lot better. My feel for the game is coming back gradually. I felt a lot better than the last time when we did a sim game in Miami."
2014/04/22 RP Janssen, Casey TOR back Toronto Blue Jays RP Casey Janssen (back) said he's in no pain, and he's not calling his recent shutdown from throwing as a setback. Janssen said he had some swelling in the area between his hip bone and ribs. He is playing catch daily to improve his arm strength and hopes to throw in the bullpen this week.
2014/04/23 SP Johnson, Josh SD elbow San Diego Padres SP Josh Johnson (elbow) will undergo Tommy John surgery Thursday, April 24, and it will technically be a cleanup of his ulnar collateral ligament.
2014/04/22 SP Kelly, Casey SD elbow San Diego Padres SP Casey Kelly (elbow) tossed three innings in extended spring training Tuesday, April 22, and he'll take part in one more game before the team decides to send him on a rehab assignment.
2014/04/22 1B LaRoche, Adam WSH quadriceps Washington Nationals 1B Adam LaRoche (quadriceps) is sitting out with a sore quadriceps Tuesday, April 22. He was hit by a pitch there recently, but the injury isn't serious. 1B Tyler Moore is starting in his place. The Nats are also facing a left-hander Tuesday.
2014/04/22 OF Lagares, Juan NYM hamstring New York Mets OF Juan Lagares (hamstring) has started to run. He's eligible to return to the disabled list April 30.
2014/04/22 SP Locke, Jeff PIT knee Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle indicated Tuesday, April 22, that a decision has not yet been finalized on who be slotted for the start Thursday, April 24, in place of the injured SP Wandy Rodriguez (knee). SP Jeff Locke is not a candidate, as he pitched for Triple-A Indianapolis Monday, April 21. Ps Brandon Cumpton, Jeanmar Gomez and Stolmy Pimentel are believed to be the top candidates.
2014/04/23 3B Machado, Manny BAL knee Baltimore Orioles 3B Manny Machado (knee) went 3-for-4 in a rehab assignment today. He'll play nine innings at third base for high Single-A Frederick on Friday, April 25.
2014/04/22 3B Machado, Manny BAL knee Baltimore Orioles 3B Manny Machado (knee) will play with Single-A Frederick Friday, April 25.
2014/04/23 RP Marmol, Carlos MIA hamstring Miami Marlins RP Carlos Marmol (hamstring) left the game early with a right hamstring strain Wednesday, April 23.
2014/04/22 3B Middlebrooks, Will BOS calf Boston Red Sox 3B Will Middlebrooks (calf) will play for Triple-A Pawtucket Wednesday, April 23, and Thursday, April 24, before possibly being activated from the disabled list this weekend. Middlebrooks went 0-for-3 with two strikeouts in his first rehab game Monday, April 21.
2014/04/22 1B Moore, Tyler WSH quadriceps Washington Nationals 1B Adam LaRoche (quadriceps) is sitting out with a sore quadriceps Tuesday, April 22. He was hit by a pitch there recently, but the injury isn't serious. 1B Tyler Moore is starting in his place. The Nats are also facing a left-hander Tuesday.
2014/04/22 1B Morrison, Logan SEA hamstring Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon said OF Logan Morrison (hamstring) will likely need to go on a rehab assignment before he returns from the disabled list.
2014/04/22 1B Morrison, Logan SEA hamstring Updating a previous report, Seattle Mariners OF Logan Morrison (hamstring) did some running before his simulated game Tuesday, April 22. Manager Lloyd McClendon said Morrison is nearing a minor-league rehab assignment.
2014/04/23 SP Nova, Ivan NYY elbow New York Yankees SP Ivan Nova (elbow) is seeking a second opinion on his partially torn ulnar collateral ligament. The MRI performed on the elbow will be sent to Dr. James Andrews.
2014/04/23 SP Nuno, Vidal NYY elbow New York Yankees SP Ivan Nova (elbow) is seeking a second opinion on his partially torn ulnar collateral ligament. The MRI performed on the elbow will be sent to Dr. James Andrews.
2014/04/23 RP O'Flaherty, Eric OAK elbow Oakland Athletics RP Eric O'Flaherty (elbow) threw all his pitches at full distance in a bullpen session Tuesday, April 22.
2014/04/23 SP Paxton, James SEA lat Seattle Mariners SP James Paxton (lat) has been cleared to start playing catch Friday, April 25.
2014/04/22 RP Pimentel, Stolmy PIT knee Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle indicated Tuesday, April 22, that a decision has not yet been finalized on who be slotted for the start Thursday, April 24, in place of the injured SP Wandy Rodriguez (knee). SP Jeff Locke is not a candidate, as he pitched for Triple-A Indianapolis Monday, April 21. Ps Brandon Cumpton, Jeanmar Gomez and Stolmy Pimentel are believed to be the top candidates.
2014/04/22 RP Pryor, Stephen SEA lat Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon said Tuesday, April 22, that RP Stephen Pryor (lat) is still trying to get his velocity up. It has been climbing, but it's not where it needs to be for him to be brought back.
2014/04/23 OF Robertson, Daniel TEX elbow The Texas Rangers acquired OF Daniel Robertson from the San Diego Padres Wednesday, April 23, and brought him up to the big leagues. In a corresponding move, RP Pedro Figueroa (elbow) was placed on the disabled list with elbow inflammation.
2014/04/22 SP Rodriguez, Wandy PIT knee The length of absence for Pittsburgh Pirates SP Wandy Rodriguez (knee) is unknown. He had fluid drained from his knee Monday, April 21, and he also had an MRI, but the results were not made known. "You can get a knee drained and have to get it drained again in two months," manager Clint Hurdle said. "I know people who have had their knee drained a couple of times and had surgery in the winter. It depends on the guy. We'll just have to wait and see."
2014/04/22 SP Rodriguez, Wandy PIT knee Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle indicated Tuesday, April 22, that a decision has not yet been finalized on who be slotted for the start Thursday, April 24, in place of the injured SP Wandy Rodriguez (knee). SP Jeff Locke is not a candidate, as he pitched for Triple-A Indianapolis Monday, April 21. Ps Brandon Cumpton, Jeanmar Gomez and Stolmy Pimentel are believed to be the top candidates.
2014/04/23 2B Semien, Marcus CWS oblique Chicago White Sox 2B Gordon Beckham (oblique) is on track to return to the team this weekend after rehabbing with Double-A Birmingham.
2014/04/22 OF Trumbo, Mark ARI foot Arizona Diamondbacks OF Mark Trumbo (foot) is out of the lineup with a sore left foot Tuesday, April 22, according to manager Kirk Gibson.
2014/04/23 OF Victorino, Shane BOS hamstring Boston Red Sox OF Shane Victorino (hamstring) may not be activated Wednesday, April 23, because the team's bullpen is taxed and they may need another arm, according to manager John Farrell. SP Jon Lester went only 4 2/3 innings Tuesday, April 22, a day after SP Clay Buchholz lasted only 2 1/3 innings. Victorino is 1-for-11 in three games with Triple-A Pawtucket.
2014/04/22 SP Villanueva, Carlos CHC shoulder Chicago Cubs SP Jake Arrieta (shoulder) will likely make one more minor league rehab start before he's activated from the disabled list. Arrieta threw 94 pitches in 5 2/3 innings with Single-A Daytona Monday, April 21. SP Carlos Villanueva will remain in the rotation, according to manager Rick Renteria.
2014/04/23 SP Wainwright, Adam STL knee St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said SP Adam Wainwright (knee) doesn't have any sign of ligament damage to his knee, and his strength and mobility checked out fine. There are no plans for Wainwright to undergo a scan.
2014/04/23 SP Wainwright, Adam STL knee Updating a previous report, St. Louis Cardinals SP Adam Wainwright (knee) passed the strength tests and insisted he'll be fine for his next start. He wasn't favoring his knee after the game.
2014/04/22 SP Wainwright, Adam STL knee St. Louis Cardinals SP Adam Wainwright (knee) suffered a hyperextended right knee in his start Tuesday, April 22, against the New York Mets.
2014/04/23 SP Wainwright, Adam STL knee St. Louis Cardinals SP Adam Wainwright (knee) insists that he'll be good to go for his next start against the Pittsburgh Pirates Sunday, April 27, after hyperextending his knee Tuesday, April 22. My ACL, MCL, UCL, all those LCLs, QCLs, all the CLs are good, Wainwright said, listing actual and fictional ligaments that could have been damaged in the twist. Its one of those (plays) that looks scarier than it actually was. I expected it to be more painful than it actually was."
2014/04/22 SP Walker, Taijuan SEA shoulder Seattle Mariners SP Taijuan Walker (shoulder) is visiting with a doctor Tuesday, April 22, and he'll resume his throwing program if he's cleared.
2014/04/23 SP Walker, Taijuan SEA shoulder Seattle Mariners SP Taijuan Walker (shoulder) has been cleared to start playing catch Monday, April 28.
2014/04/23 C Wieters, Matt BAL forearm Baltimore Orioles C Matt Wieters (forearm) and SS J.J. Hardy (hamstring) are both back in the starting lineup Wednesday, April 23.