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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Bills Injury Update: Sammy Watkins is out indefinitely


The Buffalo Bills had a scare on Saturday when rookie wide receiver, Sammy Watkins left the game between the Bills and the Pittsburgh Steelers early with an apparent rib injury.

Tigers Injury Update: Andy Dirks unlikely to return this season


The Detroit Tigers enter Tuesday night's game against the Tampa Bay Rays with a 66-56 record, second in the American League East. The Tigers have struggled of late, losers of nine out of their last 14 games. At 22nd in the league in staff ERA, the Tigers' offense has had to carry much of the load. On the injury front, it appears outfielder Andy Dirks may miss the rest of the season, which would mean a totally lost season for Dirks.

Astros Injury Update: Darin Downs, Jesus Guzman


As the Astros prepare to start a series in New York with the Yankees, they've placed Darin Downs on the 15 day DL with a left oblique strain. Downs last pitched Thursday against Boston, pitching 1/3 of an inning and giving up a run.

Nationals Injury Update: Nate McLouth to undergo season-ending surgery


The Washington Nationals announced that outfielder Nate McLouth will undergo season ending surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder, per James Wagner of The Washington Post.

Padres Injury Update: Andrew Cashner could return this weekend


San Diego Padres starting pitcher Andrew Cashner is expected to join the team soon and could possibly pitch sometime this weekend against the Arizona Diamondbacks, according to MLB Network Radio:

Pirates Injury Update: Andrew McCutchen activated


After being sidelined since August 5 with a fractured rib and cartilage injury in his left side, the Pirates announced that Andrew McCutchen has been activated and is the lineup tonight for Pittsburgh.

Mariners Injury Update: Felix Hernandez will start Friday


According to Bob Dutton of The News Tribune, Felix Hernandez will make his start Friday, as he was shocked that they were asking him such a question.

Reds Injury Update: Aroldis Chapman unavailable with 'achy' shoulder


The Cincinnati Reds dropped to three games below .500 at 61-64 following a 6-5 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday. Logan Ondrusek allowed a run on three hits without recording an out in the 10th inning to take the loss. The Reds were without closer Aroldis Chapman due to aching shoulder after throwing 28 pitches on Sunday.

Browns Injury Update: Buster Skrine may need surgery


Cleveland Browns cornerback Buster Skrine could need surgery on his thumb, however the team is optimistic that he’ll be available by the start of the regular season.

Chargers Injury Update: Manti Te'o out with sprained foot


Manti Te’o’s regular season availability may once again be in question due to a foot injury he suffered during the San Diego Chargers 41-14 loss to the Seattle Seahawks, on Friday.