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Monday, July 28, 2014

Reds Injury Update: Jack Hannahan activated


The Cincinnati Reds fell to the Washington Nationals on Sunday by the score of 4-2. The loss dropped the Reds to 52-52, six games behind the Milwaukee Brewers in the National League Central. The Reds scored their only two runs on a double in the ninth inning by catcher Devin Mesoraco. On the injury front, Jack Hannahan was in the lineup for the first time all season, batting sixth. He went 0-for-4 in the game with two strikeouts.

Yankees Injury Update: Mark Teixeira, Carlos Beltran


New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira has resumed baseball activities by taking batting practice in the indoor cages at Yankee Stadium. He plans next to take live batting practice on the field when the Yankees travel to Arlington to face the Texas Rangers. In addition, outfielder/DH Carlos Beltran has resumed throwing and outfield drills in preparation to return to right field later this week or early next week.

White Sox Injury Update: Scott Carroll exits with blister


Chicago White Sox starter Scott Carroll was forced to leave Sunday's game against the Minnesota Twins after six innings because of a blister on his right middle finger. Carroll had looked good through the first six innings but Colleen Kane of the Chicago Tribune tweeted that manager Robin Ventura said the blister had worsened to the point that they had to remove the right-hander from the game:

Padres Injury Update: Carlos Quentin, Jedd Gyorko, Andrew Cashner


The San Diego Padres have got second baseman Jedd Gyorko back, but another player has landed on the DL in his place: outfielder Carlos Quentin. MLB Roster Moves confirmed both transactionsMLB.com's Corey Brock had reported that Gyorko would be activated Monday, with Quentin hitting the 15-day DL with left knee soreness, while Andrew Cashner is moving closer to a return after a successful bullpen session.

Jets Injury Update: 1st round pick, Calvin Pryor, sidelined with concussion


New York Jets’ rookie FS Calvin Pryor suffered a concussion during practice on Sunday and will be out until further notice.

Diamondbacks Injury Update: Cliff Pennington rehab result


The Arizona Diamondbacks lost to the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday by the score of 4-2. The loss dropped the Diamondbacks to 45-60, fourth in the National League West. The Diamondbacks have been plagued with injuries this season, as 11 players are currently on the disabled list. There is good news regarding Cliff Pennington, who began a rehab assignment, playing in his first game in nearly two months.

Rays Injury Update: Joel Peralta rehab result


The Tampa Bay Rays fell to the Boston Red Sox on Sunday by the score of 3-2. The loss dropped the Rays to 51-54 on the season, fourth in the American League East. The Rays scored both of their runs on a two-run double by Desmond Jennings. On the injury front, there is good news regarding Joel Peralta, who threw a bullpen session on Friday and began a rehab assignment on Saturday.

Rockies Injury Update: Jordan Lyles rehab result


The Colorado Rockies entered Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates with a record of 43-60, last in the National League West, despite being third in the Major Leagues in runs scored. The problem with the Rockies has been a dreadful pitching staff that is 30th in ERA at 4.96. There could be some help on the way in the next couple of weeks, as Jordan Lyles made his first rehab start on Saturday.

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Jaguars Injury Update: Cecil Shorts will miss several weeks


One of the most underrated receivers in football injured his hamstring this week. Regardless of the quarterback woes that have plagued Jacksonville, Cecil Shorts has found a way to be productive. Although he missed the last three games of the 2013 season, Shorts still amassed nearly 1800 yards and scored 11 touchdowns.

Panthers Injury Update: Jonathan Stewart won't miss regular season


Carolina Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart has missed 17 games over the last two seasons due to knee and ankle issues, but he was at full strength during offseason workouts and reportedly looked very good. Now a hamstring injury Stewart suffered prior to the start of training camp has him sidelined, but he only expects to miss 2-4 weeks and there does not seem to be much concern about his status for the start of the regular season.