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Thursday, October 2, 2014

Diamondbacks Injury Update: Chris Owings to have shoulder surgery Thursday


The Arizona Diamondbacks finished the 2014 season with a record of 64-98, last in the National League West. They were near the bottom of the league in runs scored and team ERA. Injuries also hindered the team, as only two players appeared in over 120 games. Shortstop Chris Owings, who missed nearly half the season, will undergo shoulder surgery on Thursday.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Marlins Injury Update: Jose Fernandez throws for first time since surgery


The Miami Marlins finished the 2014 season with a record of 77-85, fourth in the National League East. They finished in the middle of the pack in both runs scored and ERA. Significant injuries to Giancarlo Stanton and Jose Fernandez hindered any hopes for a push in the division. The good news on Fernandez is that he threw for the first time since undergoing surgery on his right elbow.

Mariners Injury Update: Danny Hultzen, Dustin Ackley, Roenis Elias


Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Danny Hultzen threw well in his third outing in the instructional league, reports Greg Johns of MLB.com. Johns adds that outfielder Dustin Ackley will see a specialist about his sore left ankle and that starting pitcher Roenis Elias won't need any extra treatment on his elbow.

Tigers Injury Update: Rajai Davis still uncertain for ALDS


The Detroit Tigers have until Thursday, October 2, at 10:00 a.m. EDT to submit their 25-man roster for the American League Division Series. The first game begins Thursday at 5:30 p.m. The hold up is manager Brad Ausmus's decision on whether or not to include center fielder Rajai Davis. MLB.com's Jason Beck has reported that Davis's status is still uncertain as of mid-afternoon on Wednesday.

Phillies Injury Update: Cliff Lee, Carlos Ruiz, Ben Revere


The Philadelphia Phillies have numerous questions this off season following a 73-89 record, last in the National League East. The Phillies were 23rd in the league in runs scored and 20th in ERA. Age and injuries have also taken their toll on the team that were one of the best in baseball from 2007 through 2011. On the injury front, there is good news on Carlos Ruiz, Ben Revere and Cliff Lee.

Dodgers Injury Update: Hyun-Jin Ryu set for simulated game Wednesday


The Los Angeles Dodgers finished the 2014 regular season with a record of 94-68 and open the NLDS against the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night. Clayton Kershaw goes for the Dodgers against Adam Wainwright. Zack Greinke should get the ball in the second game of the series. Hyun-jin Ryu is set for a simulated game on Wednesday and could start in the third game if he continues to progress.

Dodgers Injury Update: Dee Gordon says he should play Friday


The Los Angeles Dodgers offensive is packed with speed, power, and guys that get on base. They got positive news on one of their fastest players as Dylan Hernandez is reporting that Dee Gordon is set to play on Friday night's opening NLDS game.

Yankees Injury Update: Carlos Beltran has elbow surgery


The New York Yankees finished the 2014 season on Sunday with a 9-4 win over the Boston Red Sox. Although they finished in second place in the American League East, the Yankees' record of 84-78 was their worst since they won 79 games in 1995. On the injury front, veteran Carlos Beltran underwent elbow surgery. He's expected to be ready to play in about three months.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Angels Injury Update: Josh Hamilton & Matt Shoemaker confident of playing in ALDS


Although they were two of the biggest question marks heading into the postseason for the Los Angeles Angels, Josh Hamilton and Matt Shoemaker are certain that they will be playing for the team during the American League Divisional Series.

Pirates Injury Update: Russell Martin expects to start Wild Card game


The Pittsburgh Pirates have good news heading into Wednesday night's win or go home wild card game, as three time all-star catcher Russell Martin is expected to be back in the lineup after dealing with a hamstring injury.

Rangers Injury Update: Martin Perez, Matt Harrison


Texas Rangers starting pitcher Martin Perez expects to start throwing again in November, reports Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Wilson adds that fellow starting pitcher Matt Harrison will resume his throwing program in January:

Athletics Injury Update: Josh Donaldson, Eric O'Flaherty


UPDATE: As expected, Donaldson is in the lineup batting third. 


ORIGINAL: Oakland Athletics third basemen Josh Donaldson said his sore left knee feels a little better in advance of Tuesday night's AL Wild Card Game, reports Jane Lee of MLB.com. Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports adds that reliever Eric O'Flaherty threw live batting practice on Monday after missing eight days:

Twins Injury Update: Trevor Plouffe has surgery on broken arm


The Minnesota Twins ended a dismal 2014 season with a 3-0 loss on Sunday to the Detroit Tigers. At 70-92, the Twins finished last in the American League Central. Although a solid seventh in the Major Leagues in runs scored, the Twins were 29th in team ERA, which largely contributed to their downfall. On the injury front, third baseman Trevor Plouffe has surgery on his broken arm and should be ready by next spring. 

Monday, September 29, 2014

Mets Injury Update: Kirk Nieuwenhuis, Jon Niese


The New York Mets finished up their season on Sunday with win over the Astros, ending the season with a record of 79-83. Although there aren't any more Met games to be played for quite a while, we still have injury updates to bring to you concerning Jon Niese and Kirk Nieuwenhuis.

Diamondbacks Injury Update: Paul Goldschmidt, Chris Owings


Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt took batting practice on Saturday for the first time since fracturing his hand, reports Steve Gilbert of MLB.com. Adam Lichtenstein of MLB.com adds that shortstop Chris Owings was still bothered by soreness in his left shoulder over the final weekend of the season:

Red Sox Injury Update: Clay Buchholz, Mike Napoli, Will Middlebrooks


Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Clay Buchholz will undergo minor surgery on his right knee, reports Alex Speier of WEEI.com. Pete Abraham of The Boston Globe adds that first basemen Mike Napoli will receive treatment for sleep apnea, while third basemen Will Middlebrooks will not play winter ball in an attempt to get healthy, according to Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe:

Next Man Up: Baltimore Orioles to play in October despite injuries


At the beginning of the baseball season, no one in Baltimore was prepared for the Orioles to have two devastating injuries and still make it to postseason play; no one, that is, except for the men in the home clubhouse at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.  Serious injuries to All-Stars Matt Wieters and Manny Machado, as well as various injuries to many in the lineup throughout the season, forced the Orioles to adopt the mantra of ‘Next Man Up’. 

Angels Injury Update: Matt Shoemaker, Josh Hamilton


Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim starting pitcher Matt Shoemaker and outfielder Josh Hamilton are both progressing towards a return from injury in the American League Division Series, reports Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times:

Rangers Injury Update: Yu Darvish aiming to start throwing in November


The Texas Rangers concluded a dismal 2014 season with a 4-0 loss to the Oakland A's on Sunday. At 67-95, the Rangers finished last in the American League West. Injuries plagued the Rangers all season, as only five position players appeared in over 120 games and no starter made 30 starts. One key loss was that of Yu Darvish, who made only 22 starts. He is looking to start throwing in the middle of November.

Royals Injury Update: Christian Colon activated


The Kansas City Royals defeated the Chicago White Sox in the regular season finale by the score of 6-4. The Royals finish the season with a record of 89-73 and advance to the first round of the playoffs against the Oakland A's tomorrow night. Christian Colon was activated in time for the final game and went 2-for-2 with a double and two RBI.

 
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