MLB Injuries


Updated Pos Player Tm Injury Latest Information
2014/09/19 OF Arcia, Oswaldo MIN back Minnesota Twins OF Oswaldo Arcia (back) is batting seventh and playing right field Friday, Sept. 19. Arcia last started since Monday, Sept. 15.
2014/09/19 MAN Ausmus, Brad DET head Detroit Tigers C Alex Avila (head) took swings Thursday, Sept. 18, and Friday, Sept. 19, but is still having side effects, according to manager Brad Ausmus. Ausmus noted Avila felt 'disoriented.'
2014/09/19 C Avila, Alex DET head Updating a previous report, Detroit Tigers C Alex Avila (head) said he is equally frustrated, angry and worried about lingering light-headedness and disorientation.
2014/09/19 C Avila, Alex DET head Detroit Tigers C Alex Avila (head) took swings Thursday, Sept. 18, and Friday, Sept. 19, but is still having side effects, according to manager Brad Ausmus. Ausmus noted Avila felt 'disoriented.'
2014/09/19 1B Belt, Brandon SF concussion San Francisco Giants 1B Brandon Belt (concussion) and OF Angel Pagan (back) are in the starting lineup Friday, Sept. 19. Belt is playing first base and batting sixth, and Pagan is leading off and playing center field.
2014/09/19 OF Brown, Domonic PHI wrist Philadelphia Phillies OF Domonic Brown (wrist) was scratched for the game Friday, Sept. 19, against the Oakland Athletics, and it is believed to be due to his existing wrist issue. OF Grady Sizemore took his place in left field.
2014/09/19 C Castillo, Welington CHC rib Chicago Cubs C Welington Castillo (rib) left in the first inning Friday, Sept. 19, with a left rib contusion.
2014/09/19 SP Elias, Roenis SEA elbow Updating a previous report, Seattle Mariners SP Roenis Elias (elbow) was examined by doctors and the evaluation went well. Manager Lloyd McClendon said there wasn't a high level of concern, and that the MRI for Elias was precautionary.
2014/09/19 OF Ellsbury, Jacoby NYY hamstring New York Yankees OF Jacoby Ellsbury (hamstring) will have an MRI after leaving the game Friday, Sept. 19, due to a strained right hamstring.
2014/09/19 1B Encarnacion, Edwin TOR back Toronto Blue Jays 1B Edwin Encarnacion (back) had a precautionary MRI on his back Friday, Sept. 19, according to John Gibbons. Gibbons said Encarnacion's back aggravates him occasionally. Encarnacion is in the starting lineup Friday, he is batting third as the designated hitter.
2014/09/19 SS Escobar, Eduardo MIN shoulder Minnesota Twins SS Eduardo Escobar (shoulder) played catch Friday, Sept. 19, and his shoulder is improving. He is not in the starting lineup Friday, though, and he is considered day-to-day.
2014/09/19 SP Fernandez, Jose MIA elbow Miami Marlins SP Jose Fernandez (elbow) has been cleared to begin a throwing program Wednesday, Oct. 1.
2014/09/19 C Gattis, Evan ATL thumb Atlanta Braves OF Jason Heyward (thumb) and C Evan Gattis (kidney) are both available off the bench to pinch hit Friday, Sept. 19, according to manager Fredi Gonzalez. Gonzalez noted Gattis had not participated in any baseball activities since Sunday, Sept. 7, though.
2014/09/19 C Gattis, Evan ATL kidney Atlanta Braves C Evan Gattis (kidney) took batting practice Friday, Sept. 19, for his first baseball activity in 11 days. He has missed the last nine games heading into Friday, and there is no timetable for his return. Manager Fredi Gonzalez said he doesn't think Gattis has passed a kidney stone, and he could pinch hit if he responds well after batting practice.
2014/09/19 OF Hamilton, Josh LAA shoulder Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim OF Josh Hamilton (shoulder) remains out Friday, Sept. 19, but manager Mike Scioscia said "we're expecting him to be ready by the playoffs."
2014/09/19 OF Heyward, Jason ATL thumb Atlanta Braves OF Jason Heyward (thumb) and C Evan Gattis (kidney) are both available off the bench to pinch hit Friday, Sept. 19, according to manager Fredi Gonzalez. Gonzalez noted Gattis had not participated in any baseball activities since Sunday, Sept. 7, though.
2014/09/19 OF Heyward, Jason ATL thumb Atlanta Braves OF Jason Heyward (thumb) is not in the starting lineup Friday, Sept. 19. He left the game early Wednesday, Sept. 17, after being hit by a pitch on his left thumb.
2014/09/19 3B Holt, Brock BOS concussion Boston Red Sox 3B/OF Brock Holt (concussion) has not been cleared to return from a concussion, and it will take some time before he is ready to return. "There are still some important steps he has to complete," manager John Farrell said Friday, Sept. 19.
2014/09/19 SP Jackson, Edwin CHC lat Chicago Cubs SP Edwin Jackson (lat) was officially activated from the disabled list Friday, Sept. 19, to start against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
2014/09/19 2B Kipnis, Jason CLE hamstring Updating a previous report, Cleveland Indians 2B Jason Kipnis (hamstring) is day-to-day with a right hamstring injury, according to manager Terry Francona. Francona is hopeful Kipnis can return to the lineup Saturday, Sept. 20.
2014/09/19 1B Konerko, Paul CWS hand Chicago White Sox 1B Paul Konerko (hand) is batting sixth and playing first base Friday, Sept. 19. Konerko has not played since Saturday, Aug. 30.
2014/09/19 1B LaRoche, Adam WSH back Washington Nationals 1B Adam LaRoche (back) is batting fourth and playing first base Friday, Sept. 19. LaRoche was rested Wednesday, Sept. 17, and Thursday, Sept. 18.
2014/09/19 1B LaRoche, Adam WSH back Washington Nationals 1B Adam LaRoche (back) returned to the starting lineup Friday, Sept. 19, against the Miami Marlins, and he had a two-run homer with a walk in three at-bats.
2014/09/19 OF Lagares, Juan NYM elbow New York Mets OF Juan Lagares (elbow) did not travel to with the team to play in their series against the Atlanta Braves. He is not set to rejoin the Mets for their series against the Washington Nationals, either. Lagares might return to play against the Houston Astros in the team's season-ending three-game series, but doctors would have to clear him first, according to manager Terry Collins.
2014/09/19 OF Markakis, Nick BAL shoulder Baltimore Orioles OF Nick Markakis (shoulder) was out of the lineup for the second straight game Friday, Sept. 13, against the Boston Red Sox. However, manager Buck Showalter said the outfielder was available off the bench.
2014/09/19 OF Markakis, Nick BAL shoulder Updating a previous report, Baltimore Orioles OF Nick Markakis (shoulder) still has not had his right shoulder X-rayed. Doctors believe he is fine and just needs treatment to get rid of the soreness and stiffness.
2014/09/19 OF Markakis, Nick BAL shoulder Baltimore Orioles OF Nick Markakis (shoulder) is not in the starting lineup Friday, Sept. 19. Markakis said his right shoulder is still really sore and stiff, but there is no rush to return. He noted he is not concerned about the injury and hopes to play Saturday, Sept. 20.
2014/09/19 SP Milone, Tommy MIN neck Minnesota Twins SP Tommy Milone (neck) will not start Sunday, Sept. 21, because he is still dealing with neck stiffness. SP Anthony Swarzak will start in his place.
2014/09/19 RP Morris, Bryan MIA groin Miami Marlins RP Bryan Morris (groin) has officially been shut down for the remainder of the season due to his groin injury.
2014/09/19 OF Morse, Michael SF oblique San Francisco Giants OF Michael Morse (oblique) informed manager Bruce Bochy Friday, Sept. 19, that he is ready to go. Morse was not in the starting nine Friday, however.
2014/09/19 SP Morton, Charlie PIT groin Pittsburgh Pirates SP Charlie Morton (groin) will not start Sunday, Sept. 21, SP Vance Worley will start in his place. Morton said it is not just discomfort in his groin, but also abdominal and hip pain.
2014/09/19 SP Morton, Charlie PIT groin Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Pirates SP Charlie Morton (groin) said the pain got dramatically worse during the final three pitches of his start Tuesday, Sept. 16. He noted there were no improvements during his bullpen session Thursday, Sept. 18.
2014/09/19 1B Napoli, Mike BOS finger, toe Boston Red Sox 1B Mike Napoli (finger, toe) has been sidelined, but manager John Farrell said Friday, Sept. 19, that Napoli "will be mixed in there as we go through this final week."
2014/09/19 OF Nieuwenhuis, Kirk NYM kidney New York Mets OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis (kidney) is getting a rest day Friday, Sept. 19, after passing a kidney stone Thursday, Sept. 18.
2014/09/19 OF Pagan, Angel SF concussion San Francisco Giants 1B Brandon Belt (concussion) and OF Angel Pagan (back) are in the starting lineup Friday, Sept. 19. Belt is playing first base and batting sixth, and Pagan is leading off and playing center field.
2014/09/19 OF Peralta, David ARI back Arizona Diamondbacks OF David Peralta (back) is available off the bench to pinch hit Friday, Sept.19. He could return to the starting lineup as soon as Saturday, Sept. 20.
2014/09/19 RP Perkins, Glen MIN elbow Updating previous reports, Minnesota Twins CL Glen Perkins (elbow) has some nerve irritation and possibly a slight muscle strain in his left elbow. However, it doesn't appear to be serious.
2014/09/19 RP Perkins, Glen MIN forearm Updating a previous report, the Minnesota Twins are shutting down RP Glen Perkins (forearm) for the season due to a strained left forearm and secondary nerve irritation.
2014/09/19 OF Raburn, Ryan CLE knee Cleveland Indians OF Ryan Raburn (knee) had arthroscopic surgery Friday, Sept. 19, to repair a lateral meniscus tear. Raburn's recovery timetable is six to eight weeks.
2014/09/19 OF Reddick, Josh OAK neck Updating a previous report, Oakland Athletics OF Josh Reddick (neck) said his neck bothers him when he swings, but his ankle is better. He aded he would be available to pinch hit Friday, Sept. 19, if needed.
2014/09/19 OF Reddick, Josh OAK neck, ankle Oakland Athletics OF Josh Reddick (neck, ankle) is not in the starting lineup Friday, Sept. 19.
2014/09/19 SS Rollins, Jimmy PHI hamstring Updating a previous report, Philadelphia Phillies SS Jimmy Rollins (hamstring) still must run sprints before he is cleared to return to the lineup. Barring any setbacks, he might be able to return this weekend against the Oakland Athletics.
2014/09/19 SP Ryu, Hyun-Jin LAD shoulder Los Angeles Dodgers SP Hyun-Jin Ryu (shoulder) is still sore from a cortisone injection he received Monday, Sept. 15, and he has not picked up a baseball since. Ryu said he hoped to begin a throwing program Saturday, Sept. 20, or Sunday, Sept. 21, and he also hopes the cortisone injection will help him recover faster.
2014/09/19 SP Ryu, Hyun-Jin LAD shoulder Los Angeles Dodgers SP Hyun-Jin Ryu (shoulder) isn't sure when he'll resume throwing, but he's certain that he can pitch in the postseason. Ryu is hoping to throw in the next day or two, but he's unsure when he'll be ready to pitch in a game.
2014/09/19 SP Sanchez, Anibal DET pectoral Detroit Tigers SP Anibal Sanchez (pectoral) thew 40 pitches off a mound Thursday, Sept. 18. He has a simulated game scheduled Sunday, Sept. 21, and is optimistic about returning next week.
2014/09/19 OF Sizemore, Grady PHI wrist Philadelphia Phillies OF Domonic Brown (wrist) was scratched for the game Friday, Sept. 19, against the Oakland Athletics, and it is believed to be due to his existing wrist issue. OF Grady Sizemore took his place in left field.
2014/09/19 RP Swarzak, Anthony MIN neck Minnesota Twins SP Tommy Milone (neck) will not start Sunday, Sept. 21, because he is still dealing with neck stiffness. SP Anthony Swarzak will start in his place.
2014/09/19 SP Tanaka, Masahiro NYY elbow New York Yankees SP Masahiro Tanaka (elbow) will make another start, if everything goes well in his start Sunday, Sept. 21, according to manager Joe Girardi. Girardi noted it is a risk worth taking.
2014/09/19 C Vogt, Stephen OAK ankle Oakland Athletics C Stephen Vogt (ankle) is batting sixth and playing first base Friday, Sept. 19. Vogt has not started since Wednesday, Sept. 3, although he did pinch hit Wednesday, Sept. 17.
2014/09/19 SP Worley, Vance PIT groin Pittsburgh Pirates SP Charlie Morton (groin) will not start Sunday, Sept. 21, SP Vance Worley will start in his place. Morton said it is not just discomfort in his groin, but also abdominal and hip pain.
2014/09/19 3B Zimmerman, Ryan WSH hamstring Washington Nationals 3B Ryan Zimmerman (hamstring) went 1-for-7 as the designated hitter in a simulated game at the team's spring training facility in Florida Thursday, Sept. 18.
2014/09/19 3B Zimmerman, Ryan WSH hamstring Washington Nationals 3B Ryan Zimmerman (hamstring) had another good day in the Instructional League Friday, Sept. 19, according to manager Matt Williams.
2014/09/19 3B Zimmerman, Ryan WSH hamstring Updating a previous report, Washington Nationals 3B Ryan Zimmerman (hamstring) played an intrasquad instructional league game Friday, Sept. 19, posting three hits, including a home run, in eight at-bats. He might be reinstated from the 15-day disabled list over the weekend in Miami. "He's sore right now, it's like spring training," manager Matt Williams said. "I don't think it's hamstring sore, it's just general body soreness."
2014/09/19 3B Zimmerman, Ryan WSH hamstring Updating a previous report, Washington Nationals 3B Ryan Zimmerman (hamstring) is expected to rejoin the team as soon as Saturday, Sept. 20. Manager Matt Williams said Zimmerman answered every question during his rehab.
2014/09/19 3B Zimmerman, Ryan WSH hamstring Updating an ongoing story, Washington Nationals 3B Ryan Zimmerman (hamstring) will join the team in Miami Friday, Sept. 19. Zimmerman will be activated off the disabled list Saturday, Sept. 20, and manager Matt Williams is hopeful Zimmerman will take the field against the Miami Marlins.