MLB Injuries


Updated Pos Player Tm Injury Latest Information
2016/05/31 2B Ackley, Dustin NYY shoulder New York Yankees 2B Dustin Ackley (shoulder) will have shoulder surgery, according to manager Joe Girardi.
2016/05/30 SP Alvarez, Henderson OAK shoulder Oakland Athletics SP Henderson Alvarez (shoulder) threw off flat ground before the game Monday, May 30. He will next throw off the mound in the bullpen.
2016/05/31 OF Braun, Ryan MIL neck Milwaukee Brewers OF Ryan Braun (neck) is back in the starting lineup and is hitting third against St. Louis Cardinals SP Mike Leake Tuesday, May 31.
2016/05/31 SP Cahill, Trevor CHC hamstring Chicago Cubs SP Jason Hammel (hamstring) is expected to be able to make his next start after leaving early with a hamstring cramp against the Los Angeles Dodgers Monday, May 30. However, the Cubs are 21 games over .500 and probably won't take any chances with his health. Hammel injured his calf before the All-Star break last year and was never the same. Ps Travis Wood or Trevor Cahill could start a game if needed.
2016/05/31 SP Cain, Matt SF hamstring San Francisco Giants SP Matt Cain (hamstring) threw off flat ground Tuesday, May 31, but hasn't done much to test his hamstring yet. The Giants are hoping he can return to start against the Los Angeles Dodgers June 12, which is the first day he's eligible to come off the disabled list.
2016/05/31 SP Carrasco, Carlos CLE hamstring Cleveland Indians SP Carlos Carrasco (hamstring) will rejoin the Indians' lineup and start Thursday, June 2, against the Kansas City Royals.
2016/05/31 OF Choo, Shin-Soo TEX hamstring Texas Rangers OF Shin-Soo Choo (hamstring) is taking batting practice and continuing a running program, but a return date is still undetermined.
2016/05/31 SP Cobb, Alex TB elbow Tampa Bay Rays SP Alex Cobb (elbow) threw a 35-pitch bullpen session Tuesday, May 31, and he mixed in breaking balls for the first time.
2016/05/31 SP Cole, Gerrit PIT side Miami Marlins OF Giancarlo Stanton (side) is still out of the starting lineup Tuesday, May 31, against the Pittsburgh Pirates. OF Ichiro Suzuki is in Stanton's place and will bat leadoff against Pirates SP Gerrit Cole.
2016/05/31 RP Cotham, Caleb CIN shoulder Cincinnati Reds RP Caleb Cotham (shoulder) was placed on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation Tuesday, May 31. The move is retroactive to May 29.
2016/05/31 OF Crawford, Carl LAD hamstring Los Angeles Dodgers OF Carl Crawford (hamstring) returned to the lineup Monday, May 30, against the Chicago Cubs, but he went hitless in three at-bats.
2016/05/31 2B Dietrich, Derek MIA head Miami Marlins 2B Derek Dietrich (head) is back in the starting lineup at second base and is hitting sixth against Pittsburgh Pirates SP Gerrit Cole Tuesday, May 31.
2016/05/31 3B Duffy, Matt SF wrist San Francisco Giants 3B Matt Duffy (wrist) is not in the starting lineup Tuesday, May 31. 3B Conor Gillaspie is starting at third base and is hitting eighth against Atlanta Braves SP Matt Wisler.
2016/05/31 3B Escobar, Yunel LAA hand Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 3B Yunel Escobar (hand) remains out of the starting lineup Tuesday, May 31. 3B Jefry Marte is starting at third base and is hitting fifth against Detroit Tigers SP Anibal Sanchez.
2016/05/31 3B Escobar, Yunel LAA hand Los Angeles Angles of Anaheim 3B Yunel Escobar (hand) is expected to return to the starting lineup Wednesday, June 1, according to manager Mike Scioscia.
2016/05/31 SS Flores, Wilmer NYM neck New York Mets 3B David Wright (neck) remains out of the starting lineup Tuesday, May 31. SS Wilmer Flores is at the hot corner and is batting seventh against Chicago White Sox SP Mat Latos.
2016/05/31 2B Forsythe, Logan TB shoulder Tampa Bay Rays 2B Logan Forsythe (shoulder) took swings off a tee again Tuesday, May 31, and also took groundballs and turned double plays. Forsythe is hoping to return in mid-June.
2016/05/31 OF Fowler, Dexter CHC heel Chicago Cubs OF Dexter Fowler (heel) is back in the starting lineup Tuesday, May 31, against Los Angeles Dodgers SP Scott Kazmir. Fowler will bat leadoff.
2016/05/31 SP Gallardo, Yovani BAL shoulder Baltimore Orioles SP Yovani Gallardo (shoulder) will begin his minor-league rehab assignment Thursday, June 2, with Class A Frederick.
2016/05/30 SP Gibson, Kyle MIN shoulder Minnesota Twins SP Phil Hughes will head to the bullpen when SP Kyle Gibson (shoulder) returns from the bullpen Thursday, June 2.
2016/05/31 3B Gillaspie, Conor SF wrist San Francisco Giants 3B Matt Duffy (wrist) is not in the starting lineup Tuesday, May 31. 3B Conor Gillaspie is starting at third base and is hitting eighth against Atlanta Braves SP Matt Wisler.
2016/05/31 RP Goforth, David MIL knee Updating a previous report, Milwaukee Brewers RP Will Smith (knee) will now be activated on Wednesday, June 1. In a related move, RP David Goforth (0-0, 9.39 ERA) was optioned to Class AAA Colorado Springs.
2016/05/31 OF Gomez, Carlos HOU rib cage Houston Astros OF Carlos Gomez (rib cage) is back in the starting lineup and is hitting seventh against Arizona Diamondbacks SP Patrick Corbin Tuesday, May 31.
2016/05/31 SP Gray, Sonny OAK neck, shoulder Oakland Athletics SP Sonny Gray (neck, shoulder) felt great after throwing 50 pitches in three simulated innings Tuesday, May 31, and he will move to a bullpen session Thursday, June 2.
2016/05/31 SP Greene, Shane DET finger Detroit Tigers SP Shane Greene (finger), who has been on the disabled list for more than a month with a blister on his middle finger, is expected to make his final rehab start for Class AAA Toledo Tuesday, May 31. However, it's not clear if Green will be used as a starter or reliever when he comes off the DL.
2016/05/31 SP Hammel, Jason CHC hamstring Chicago Cubs SP Jason Hammel (hamstring) is expected to be able to make his next start after leaving early with a hamstring cramp against the Los Angeles Dodgers Monday, May 30. However, the Cubs are 21 games over .500 and probably won't take any chances with his health. Hammel injured his calf before the All-Star break last year and was never the same. Ps Travis Wood or Trevor Cahill could start a game if needed.
2016/05/31 OF Harper, Bryce WSH knee Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper (knee) said he will evaluate his knee Tuesday, May 31, and will play as long as it feels fine.
2016/05/31 OF Harper, Bryce WSH knee Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper (knee) could miss the entire series with the Philadelphia Phillies as he deals with a sore right knee after being hit by a pitch Monday, May 30. He was diagnosed with a contusion and was wearing a sleeve over his knee Tuesday, May 31, and is still moving around gingerly. Harper doesn't think the injury is serious.
2016/05/31 OF Harper, Bryce WSH knee Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper (knee) is out of the starting lineup Tuesday, May 31, against the Philadelphia Phillies. The team moved OF Jayson Werth from left to right field for Tuesday's game, and OF Clint Robinson will start in left against Phillies SP Aaron Nola.
2016/05/30 SP Hill, Rich OAK groin Updating a previous report, Oakland Athletics SP Rich Hill (groin) has not been ruled out from making his next scheduled start despite a groin strain. Manager Bob Melvin did indicate Hill could get an extra day of rest.
2016/05/31 SP Hill, Rich OAK groin Oakland Athletics SP Rich Hill (groin) will throw a bullpen session Wednesday, June 1, before the team decides if he can make his next start this weekend against the Houston Astros. Hill is feeling good.
2016/05/30 SP Hughes, Phil MIN shoulder Minnesota Twins SP Phil Hughes will head to the bullpen when SP Kyle Gibson (shoulder) returns from the bullpen Thursday, June 2.
2016/05/31 OF Jackson, Austin CWS toe Chicago White Sox OF Austin Jackson (toe) is hopeful of returning to the starting lineup against the Detroit Tigers Friday, June 3, according to manager Robin Ventura. "It doesn't look DL worthy. It's something painful like turf toe, in the joint," Ventura said.
2016/05/31 C Joseph, Caleb BAL testicle Baltimore Orioles C Caleb Joseph (testicle) has been placed on the 15-day disabled list due to a testicular injury suffered in the team's game Monday, May 30. C Francisco Pena was recalled from Class AAA Norfolk on Tuesday, May 31, in a corresponding move.
2016/05/31 SP Kazmir, Scott LAD heel Chicago Cubs OF Dexter Fowler (heel) is back in the starting lineup Tuesday, May 31, against Los Angeles Dodgers SP Scott Kazmir. Fowler will bat leadoff.
2016/05/31 SP Maeda, Kenta LAD hand Los Angeles Dodgers SP Kenta Maeda (hand) has residual swelling in his right hand, and he's questionable for his start Thursday, June 2.
2016/05/31 3B Marte, Jefry LAA hand Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 3B Yunel Escobar (hand) remains out of the starting lineup Tuesday, May 31. 3B Jefry Marte is starting at third base and is hitting fifth against Detroit Tigers SP Anibal Sanchez.
2016/05/31 SS Marte, Ketel SEA hamstring Seattle Mariners OF Leonys Martin (hamstring) is taking batting practice Tuesday, May 31. SS Ketel Marte (thumb) will start his rehab assignment with Class AAA Tacoma Tuesday. The plan is for Marte to be activated from the disabled list Monday, June 6.
2016/05/31 OF Martin, Leonys SEA hamstring Seattle Mariners OF Leonys Martin (hamstring) is taking batting practice Tuesday, May 31. SS Ketel Marte (thumb) will start his rehab assignment with Class AAA Tacoma Tuesday. The plan is for Marte to be activated from the disabled list Monday, June 6.
2016/05/31 SP Minor, Mike KC shoulder Kansas City Royals SP Mike Minor (shoulder) is dealing with some rotator cuff fatigue on his rehab assignment. Manager Ned Yost stressed that Minor's condition is not serious, and the pitcher was looked at by the training staff this week.
2016/05/31 SP Nola, Aaron PHI knee Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper (knee) is out of the starting lineup Tuesday, May 31, against the Philadelphia Phillies. The team moved OF Jayson Werth from left to right field for Tuesday's game, and OF Clint Robinson will start in left against Phillies SP Aaron Nola.
2016/05/31 OF Pagan, Angel SF hamstring San Francisco Giants OF Angel Pagan (hamstring) could return from the disabled list when he's eligible in a week, according to manager Bruce Bochy.
2016/05/31 1B Pearce, Steve TB elbow Tampa Bay Rays 1B Steve Pearce (elbow) said he's dealing with tendonitis/inflammation in his elbow, and it's a condition he expects will continue since he's been bothered by it since the spring.
2016/05/31 1B Pearce, Steve TB elbow Tampa Bay Rays 1B Steve Pearce (elbow) exited in the seventh inning against the Kansas City Royals with a sore right elbow Monday, May 30, and he said he has been dealing with the injury for a while.
2016/05/31 C Pena, Francisco BAL testicle Baltimore Orioles C Caleb Joseph (testicle) has been placed on the 15-day disabled list due to a testicular injury suffered in the team's game Monday, May 30. C Francisco Pena was recalled from Class AAA Norfolk on Tuesday, May 31, in a corresponding move.
2016/05/31 OF Peralta, David ARI wrist Arizona Diamondbacks OF David Peralta (wrist) took batting practice before the game on Tuesday, May 31, and could be activated from the disabled list this weekend. He hasn't played since May 8 due to inflammation in his right wrist.
2016/05/31 2B Phillips, Brandon CIN foot Cincinnati Reds 2B Brandon Phillips (foot) was scratched from the starting lineup with a sore left foot Tuesday, May 31.
2016/05/31 C Plawecki, Kevin NYM shoulder New York Mets C Travis d'Arnaud (shoulder) is nearing his first game action since April 25, and he could start a rehab assignment this weekend. C Kevin Plawecki is likely to go down to Class AAA Las Vegas when d'Arnaud returns from the disabled list, as Plawecki is hitting only .196/.295/.272 in 105 plate appearances. C Rene Rivera has drawn positive reviews and is batting .148/.281/.259.
2016/05/30 3B Plouffe, Trevor MIN knee Updating a previous report, Minnesota Twins 3B Trevor Plouffe (knee) worked out before the game Monday, May 30, against the Oakland Athletics. He then came in as a pinch runner in the seventh inning.
2016/05/31 3B Plouffe, Trevor MIN knee Minnesota Twins 3B Trevor Plouffe (knee) and C Kurt Suzuki (head) are back in the starting lineup against Oakland Athletics SP Eric Surkamp Tuesday, May 31. Plouffe is hitting fifth and Suzuki is batting eighth.
2016/05/31 C Rivera, Rene NYM shoulder New York Mets C Travis d'Arnaud (shoulder) is nearing his first game action since April 25, and he could start a rehab assignment this weekend. C Kevin Plawecki is likely to go down to Class AAA Las Vegas when d'Arnaud returns from the disabled list, as Plawecki is hitting only .196/.295/.272 in 105 plate appearances. C Rene Rivera has drawn positive reviews and is batting .148/.281/.259.
2016/05/31 1B Robinson, Clint WSH knee Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper (knee) is out of the starting lineup Tuesday, May 31, against the Philadelphia Phillies. The team moved OF Jayson Werth from left to right field for Tuesday's game, and OF Clint Robinson will start in left against Phillies SP Aaron Nola.
2016/05/31 SP Rodriguez, Eduardo BOS knee Boston Red Sox SP Eduardo Rodriguez (knee) allowed two runs and six hits in a win Tuesday, May 31, against the Baltimore Orioles in his regular season debut. He had been sidelined since mid-March due to a right knee injury.
2016/05/31 SS Rojas, Miguel MIA shoulder Miami Marlins SS Miguel Rojas (shoulder) suffered a shoulder injury during an at-bat in a loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates Monday, May 30, and manager Don Mattingly said he believes the injury is minor.
2016/05/31 RP Romo, Sergio SF elbow San Francisco Giants RP Sergio Romo (elbow) is suffering from a tender elbow but an MRI exam showed no structural damage. The Giants plan to hold him out for four to five days, and he won't be activated from the disabled list soon.
2016/05/31 OF Santana, Domingo MIL shoulder Milwaukee Brewers OF Domingo Santana (shoulder) is beginning his rehab assignment with Class AA Biloxi Tuesday, May 31.
2016/05/31 SS Simmons, Andrelton LAA thumb Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SS Andrelton Simmons (thumb) is taking batting practice and light groundballs Tuesday, May 31, and he could be back in three weeks, in the opinion of The Orange County Register's Jeff Fletcher.
2016/05/31 RP Smith, Will MIL knee Updating a previous report, Milwaukee Brewers RP Will Smith (knee) will now be activated on Wednesday, June 1. In a related move, RP David Goforth (0-0, 9.39 ERA) was optioned to Class AAA Colorado Springs.
2016/05/31 RP Smith, Will MIL knee Milwaukee Brewers RP Will Smith (knee) will be activated from the disabled list Thursday, June 2, and he said his knee is doing great.
2016/05/31 OF Stanton, Giancarlo MIA side Miami Marlins OF Giancarlo Stanton (side) could return Tuesday, May 31, against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
2016/05/31 OF Stanton, Giancarlo MIA side Miami Marlins OF Giancarlo Stanton (side) is still out of the starting lineup Tuesday, May 31, against the Pittsburgh Pirates. OF Ichiro Suzuki is in Stanton's place and will bat leadoff against Pirates SP Gerrit Cole.
2016/05/31 OF Suzuki, Ichiro MIA side Miami Marlins OF Giancarlo Stanton (side) is still out of the starting lineup Tuesday, May 31, against the Pittsburgh Pirates. OF Ichiro Suzuki is in Stanton's place and will bat leadoff against Pirates SP Gerrit Cole.
2016/05/31 C Suzuki, Kurt MIN knee Minnesota Twins 3B Trevor Plouffe (knee) and C Kurt Suzuki (head) are back in the starting lineup against Oakland Athletics SP Eric Surkamp Tuesday, May 31. Plouffe is hitting fifth and Suzuki is batting eighth.
2016/05/30 OF Thompson, Trayce LAD back Los Angeles Dodgers OF Trayce Thompson (back) was 100 percent and available off the bench Monday, May 30, against the Chicago Cubs. He is expected to start in left field Tuesday, May 31.
2016/05/31 SP Urias, Julio LAD elbow Los Angeles Dodgers SP Julio Urias will return to the major leagues with SP Alex Wood (elbow) going on the disabled list with elbow soreness.
2016/05/30 SP Vargas, Cesar SD elbow San Diego Padres SP Cesar Vargas (elbow) will have an MRI on his right elbow when the team returns from its road trip. He was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday, May 29.
2016/05/31 OF Werth, Jayson WSH knee Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper (knee) is out of the starting lineup Tuesday, May 31, against the Philadelphia Phillies. The team moved OF Jayson Werth from left to right field for Tuesday's game, and OF Clint Robinson will start in left against Phillies SP Aaron Nola.
2016/05/31 SP Wilson, C.J. LAA shoulder Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP C.J. Wilson's (shoulder) MRI exam showed no new damage to his shoulder, and he's been shut down for the time being, according to manager Mike Scioscia. Wilson's last diagnosis showed tendonitis.
2016/05/31 SP Wood, Alex LAD elbow Los Angeles Dodgers SP Julio Urias will return to the major leagues with SP Alex Wood (elbow) going on the disabled list with elbow soreness.
2016/05/31 SP Wood, Alex LAD triceps Los Angeles Dodgers SP Alex Wood (triceps) is dealing with some triceps soreness, and manager Dave Roberts is unsure if Wood will make his next start.
2016/05/31 SP Wood, Travis CHC hamstring Chicago Cubs SP Jason Hammel (hamstring) is expected to be able to make his next start after leaving early with a hamstring cramp against the Los Angeles Dodgers Monday, May 30. However, the Cubs are 21 games over .500 and probably won't take any chances with his health. Hammel injured his calf before the All-Star break last year and was never the same. Ps Travis Wood or Trevor Cahill could start a game if needed.
2016/05/31 3B Wright, David NYM neck New York Mets 3B David Wright (neck) remains out of the starting lineup Tuesday, May 31. SS Wilmer Flores is at the hot corner and is batting seventh against Chicago White Sox SP Mat Latos.
2016/05/31 3B Wright, David NYM neck New York Mets 3B David Wright (neck) received an injection in his neck Tuesday, May 31, which will allow him to avoid the disabled list for now. However, there's no guarantee he'll return to the starting lineup anytime soon. Wright hasn't played since last Friday and was diagnosed with a herniated disc in his neck. The soonest Wright could play would be Friday, June 3. If he can't play by then, he'll likely land on the DL.
2016/05/31 C d'Arnaud, Travis NYM shoulder New York Mets C Travis d'Arnaud (shoulder) is nearing his first game action since April 25, and he could start a rehab assignment this weekend. C Kevin Plawecki is likely to go down to Class AAA Las Vegas when d'Arnaud returns from the disabled list, as Plawecki is hitting only .196/.295/.272 in 105 plate appearances. C Rene Rivera has drawn positive reviews and is batting .148/.281/.259.