Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:16:01 -0700
Minnesota Twins OF Josh Willingham (hand) was able to lift weights Friday, April 18, but is still not ready to swing a bat.
Sun, 13 Apr 2014 14:58:59 -0700
Updating previous reports, Minnesota Twins OF Josh Willingham (hand) had a CT scan reveal a small fracture in his hand. The team will consult with hand specialists.
Sat, 12 Apr 2014 19:26:02 -0700
Minnesota Twins OF Josh Willingham (wrist) will undergo an MRI on his wrist to see if the team missed anything during their examination. The team is hoping Willingham will be able to return when he is first eligible.
Sat, 12 Apr 2014 09:32:07 -0700
The Minnesota Twins have placed OF Josh Willingham (wrist) on the 15-day disabled list because of wrist injury. The move is retroactive to April 7. The team also recalled RP Michael Tonkin from Triple-A Rochester.
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:47:06 -0700
The Minnesota Twins will place OF Josh Willingham (wrist) on the disabled list Saturday, April 12, and will call up RP Michael Tonkin in a corresponding move.
Fantasy Tip: More good news for the owners of Chris Colabello, as he'll continue to see consistent playing time with Willingham and Oswaldo Arcia (wrist) out. Darin Mastroianni is also worth owning, in AL-only leagues, with the Twinkies thin in the outfield.
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:37:42 -0700
Minnesota Twins OF Josh Willingham (wrist) may head to the disabled list if his wrist issue lingers through this weekend, according to bench coach and acting manager Terry Steinbach.
Fantasy Tip: This would bode well for Jason Kubel and Chris Colabello remaining in the lineup. Both are worth an add in deep mixed leagues. Kubel, being a LHB, might have more shelf life in this instance.
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:22:05 -0700
Minnesota Twins OF Josh Willingham (wrist) remains out of the lineup and is still listed as day-to-day.
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:55:09 -0700
Minnesota Twins OF Josh Willingham (wrist) was held out for the third straight game Thursday, April 10, with a bruised left wrist. However, he took batting practice for the second straight day and is expected to move to BP on the field Friday, April 11. The team is waiting for the swelling in Willingham's wrist to completely subside before he's back in the lineup.
Fantasy Tip: Consider Willingham's injury a day-to-day issue right now. Once he's ready, Darin Mastroianni will become the club's fourth outfielder off the bench.
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 11:31:22 -0700
Minnesota Twins OF Oswaldo Arcia (wrist) looks as though he's headed to the disabled list. OF Josh Willingham (wrist) took some swings and is feeling better, but he's not ready to return to action.
Fantasy Tip: This is good news for Chris Colabello owners who are taking advantage of his hot start. It gives him a longer shelf life in the Twinkies' outfield, especially since Willingham is also ailing.
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 17:52:06 -0700
Minnesota Twins OF Josh Willingham (wrist) is hopeful his left wrist will recover soon, but he can't be sure. "We'll find out when I pick up a bat. Maybe Wednesday," Willingham said Monday, April 7.