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Saturday, September 20, 2014

Phillies Injury Update: Domonic Brown scratched


The Philadelphia Phillies fell to the Oakland A's on Friday by the score of 3-1. The loss dropped the Phillies to 70-84 on the season. The Phillies got their only run on a solo home run by Ryan Howard off Jon Lester, who won his 16th game of the season. The Phillies were without left fielder Domonic Brown, who was scratched from the lineup.

Yankees Injury Update: Jacoby Ellsbury exits with strained hamstring


The New York Yankees defeated the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday by the score of 5-3. The win was the third straight for the Yankees, who improved to 79-74 on the season. With nine game remaining in the season, the Yankees are 4 1/2 games back in the wild card race. There was some bad news coming from Friday's game, as Jacoby Ellsbury left the game with a strained hamstring.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Jets Injury Update: Eric Decker


The New York Jets' wide receiver, Eric Decker, came out to practice on Thursday in uniform and did what he had done at Wednesday's practice, which was very little, reports Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork.com.

Cubs Injury Update: Welington Castillo exits with bruised rib


Cubs catcher Welington Castillo left Friday's 14-5 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers in the first inning after getting hit in the ribcage by a foul ball (video here and below). He is day-to-day with a left rib contusion, according to Daniel Kramer of MLB.com. Castillo was replaced by September callup Rafael Lopez.

Seahawks Injury Report: Marshawn Lynch, Bruce Irvin, Kam Chancellor


The Seattle Seahawks will head into a Super Bowl rematch with the Denver Broncos nearly at full strength:

Nationals Injury Update: Ryan Zimmerman expected back Saturday


Ryan Zimmerman is expected join Washington Nationals in Miami on Saturday if all goes well in his final rehab game, reports Mark Zuckerman of Nats Insider. It's an open question what position the veteran third baseman will play for the NL East champions.

Marlins Injury Update: Giancarlo Stanton, Jose Fernandez


Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton and starting pitcher Jose Fernandez both suffered serious injuries in 2014 -- Stanton just a week ago and Fernandez early in the season. Both, though, are expected to make full recoveries and return to their All-Star forms in 2015. Stanton should play a full season next year, and Fernandez could return by the second half. Here are the latest updates via two Marlins beat writers, Joe Frisaro and Manny Navarro.

Redskins Injury Update: DeSean Jackson to test shoulder


Washington Redskins, and former Philadelphia Eagles, wide receiver DeSean Jackson mildly sprained the AC joint in his left shoulder during the Redskins beating of the Jacksonville Jaguars in week two. The Redskins and Eagles will battle this week in an NFC East match up, which will be Jackson's first game against his old team.

Dodgers Injury Update: Hanley Ramirez returns to lineup


The Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Chicago Cubs on Thursday by the score of 8-4. The win improved the Dodgers to 87-66, first in the National League West. A five-run seventh inning sparked a comeback to get starter Zack Greinke, who allowed four runs in five innings, off the hook. The game also saw the return of Hanley Ramirez to the lineup, who was out with an elbow injury.

Canadiens Injury Update: Davis Drewiske already having a bad start to the season


Montreal Canadiens defenseman Davis Drewiske is already having a bad start to the season. He was aiming for a better season after missing most of last season.