MLB Injuries


Updated Pos Player Tm Injury Latest Information
2015/03/27 P Aiken, Brady DRFT elbow Former Houston Astros first-round pick SP Brady Aiken (elbow) revealed that he had Tommy John surgery this week for a torn collateral ligament in his left elbow. Aiken was drafted No. 1 overall in the 2014 First-Year Entry Draft but couldn't agree to terms. He'll miss the entire 2015 season.
2015/03/27 SP Bailey, Homer CIN elbow Cincinnati Reds SP Homer Bailey (elbow) allowed a run and three hits in three innings of work against minor leaguers Friday, March 27, and he walked two and struck out four. It was Bailey's second spring outing after coming back from elbow surgery last September. Bailey is focused on getting ready for the regular season, and he is feeling really good. He threw all of his pitches in the outing Friday. The Reds expect Bailey to miss one or two starts in April.
2015/03/27 OF Brantley, Michael CLE back Cleveland Indians OF Michael Brantley (back) is still sore and is not taking any chances with his health. As a result, he could miss some more spring games, and there isn't a specific date for him to return.
2015/03/27 OF Crisp, Coco OAK elbow Oakland Athletics OF Coco Crisp (elbow) could return to spring action Saturday, March 28.
2015/03/27 RP Doolittle, Sean OAK shoulder Oakland Athletics RP Sean Doolittle (shoulder) played catch for the first time since being shut down with a shoulder strain in January Friday, March 27, and he said he's feeling good. He made 15 throws from 45 feet and 10 throws from 60 feet and was pain-free. Doolittle will play catch every other day and increase the distance of his throws. However, Doolittle won't return earlier than May.
2015/03/27 3B Freese, David LAA elbow Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 3B David Freese (elbow) hasn't played since hyperextending his left elbow Tuesday, March 24, and he will take a few more days off to heal. He took ground balls and dry swings Thursday, March 26, and manager Mike Scioscia said Freese is "moving in the right direction."
2015/03/27 OF Harper, Bryce WSH illness Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper (illness) returned to the lineup Friday, March 27.
2015/03/27 1B Moss, Brandon CLE hip Cleveland Indians 1B Brandon Moss (hip) is to the point where manager Terry Francona isn't even thinking about Moss' injury after a return from right hip surgery last October. "He's done a fantastic job of getting ready. That's probably been a non-issue, which is kind of amazing when you think about it," Francona said.
2015/03/27 2B Murphy, Daniel NYM hamstring New York Mets 2B Daniel Murphy (hamstring) may have a tough time making it back in time for opening day, and the team is starting to sound pessimistic about his chances. Murphy will only play in minor league games next week if he can.
2015/03/27 OF Reddick, Josh OAK oblique Oakland Athletics OF Josh Reddick (oblique) is unlikely to be ready for the season opener, according to manager Bob Melvin.
2015/03/27 3B Rendon, Anthony WSH knee Washington Nationals 3B Anthony Rendon (knee) has no timetable for his return to baseball activities, according to manager Matt Williams. Rendon had a second MRI exam Wednesday, March 25, that came back clean. Rendon was feeling better than he has recently, though.
2015/03/27 RP Storen, Drew WSH hand Washington Nationals RP Drew Storen (hand) is scheduled to pitch Friday, March 27, for the first time since having surgery to remove the hamate bone from his left hand.
2015/03/27 SP Strasburg, Stephen WSH ankle Washington Nationals SP Stephen Strasburg (ankle) is set to start Saturday, March 28, after missing two starts with an ingrown toenail and a sprained ankle.
2015/03/27 C Swihart, Blake BOS elbow Boston Red Sox C Christian Vazquez (elbow) underwent an MRI exam on his right elbow Thursday, March 26, and top catching prospect Blake Swihart could be in the mix on opening day is Vazquez is sidelined, according to manager John Farrell. Swihart was already sent to minor league camp, but he still may be in consideration for the opening day roster. However, Boston views Vazquez's MRI exam as more of a precautionary measure.
2015/03/27 C Vazquez, Christian BOS elbow Boston Red Sox C Christian Vazquez (elbow) underwent an MRI exam on his right elbow Thursday, March 26, and top catching prospect Blake Swihart could be in the mix on opening day is Vazquez is sidelined, according to manager John Farrell. Swihart was already sent to minor league camp, but he still may be in consideration for the opening day roster. However, Boston views Vazquez's MRI exam as more of a precautionary measure.
2015/03/27 SP Verlander, Justin DET triceps Detroit Tigers SP Justin Verlander (triceps) left his spring start early with a cramp in his right triceps muscle Friday, March 27, but he isn't expected to miss his next start.
2015/03/27 1B Zimmerman, Ryan WSH side Washington Nationals 1B Ryan Zimmerman (side) left the spring game early Friday, March 27, after having "banged himself" on the left side while making a diving stop in the first inning, according to manager Matt Williams. Zimmerman didn't ask to be taken out, though, and Williams insisted the move was precautionary. "He's good," Williams said following his team's 1-1 tie with the St. Louis Cardinals. "He's played three in a row. He's fine. He dove for that ball, banged himself a little bit. But he's good. No worries."