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Monday, September 1, 2014

Brewers Injury Update: Matt Garza activated from DL


With MLB rosters expanding to as many as 40 men, there is now little need for teams to use the disabled list for the remainder of the season. Therefore, the Milwaukee Brewers have announced the activation of starting pitcher Matt Garza, who will pitch Wednesday against the team that traded him away last year, the Chicago Cubs.

Cardinals Injury Update: Jason Motte begins rehab assignment


The St. Louis Cardinals improved to 73-63 on the season following a 9-6 win over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday. With 26 games remaining, the Cardinals are just a half game out in the National League East and in good position to make a push for the playoffs. One player who may help the bullpen down the stretch is Jason Motte, who started a rehab assignment after dealing with a lower back injury for nearly a month.

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Mets Injury Update: Josh Edgin still unavailable


The New York Mets hoped left-handed pitcher Josh Edgin would be available this week.  Now, it appears that he is not healing as quickly as originally thought from bone spurs in his left elbow and will be unavailable for an unknown amount of time.

Royals Injury Update: Eric Hosmer, Omar Infante


The injuries that have left the Kansas City Royals without first baseman Eric Hosmer or second baseman Omar Infante appear to both be healing.  Hosmer started in his first rehab assignment on Saturday and Infante returned to the Royals lineup Saturday after missing four games.

Rangers Injury Update: Derek Holland, Miles Mikolas


The Texas Rangers will be bringing starting pitcher Derek Holland off the disabled list for his first start of the season during their series with the Kansas City Royals.  However, starting pitcher Miles Mikolas was scratched from his start yesterday due to shoulder fatigue.

Rays Injury Update: David DeJesus to be activated Monday


The Tampa Bay Rays veteran outfielder David DeJesus will be activated on Monday, accord to a tweet from the Rays team account.  The Rays, who are currently in third place in the American League East, hope that DeJesus will provide needed offense in their lineup during the last month of the regular season.

Angels Injury Update: Grant Green activated


The Los Angeles Angels defeated the Oakland A's on Sunday by the score of 8-1. The win improved the Angels to 83-53, five games ahead of the A's in the American League West. Mike Trout hit his 31st home run of the season and Chris Iannetta added his seventh in the winning effort. On the injury front, infielder Grant Green has been activated from the disabled list a day earlier than expected.

Twins Injury Update; Prospect Alex Meyer placed on DL


Minnesota Twins top pitching prospect Alex Meyer has been placed on the disabled list with shoulder inflammation.

Cardinals Injury Update: Kolten Wong leaves with head injury, passes concussion tests


St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong left Sunday's game with the Chicago Cubs after hitting his head on the ground in attempt to catch a pop-up in the top of the eighth inning. He stayed on the ground for approximately two minutes before leaving under his own power. Concussion tests were negative.

Brewers Injury Update: Carlos Gomez exits with wrist injury


Carlos Gomez of the Brewers left the game Sunday against the Giants in the third inning due to a sore left wrist after swinging at a pitch, the team announced. Gerardo Parra replaced him in center field.

Dodgers Injury Update: Hyun-Jin Ryu, Juan Uribe activated


As expected, the Dodgers activated left-hander Hyun-jin Ryu  and third baseman Juan Uribe for Sunday's match against the San Diego Padres, according to Ken Gurnick of MLB.com. The Dodgers, who have lost two games to the Padres,  lead the NL West by 2.5 games over the San Francisco Giants.

Athletics Injury Update: Coco Crisp, Sean Doolittle, Jed Lowrie


Oakland A's center fielder Coco Crisp was held out of Saturday's 2-0 loss against the Los Angeles Angels after a wall collision Friday (video here and below), and will not play in Sunday's finale. Closer Sean Doolittle, on the DL with a right intercostal strain, is "feeling better" but not ready for on-field work. Shortstop Jed Lowrie (finger) began a rehab assignment Saturday and could return as early as Monday.

Diamondbacks Injury Update: Daniel Hudson to return this week


The Arizona Diamondbacks fell to the Colorado Rockies on Saturday by the score of 2-0. The struggles continue for the Diamondbacks, who fell to 56-79 this season, fourth in the National League West. Injuries have played a key role, as nine Diamondbacks are currently on the disabled list. There is some good news on the injury front, as pitcher Daniel Hudson could return this week.

Cubs Injury Update: Anthony Rizzo out with back issue


The Chicago Cubs split a doubleheader on Saturday against the St. Louis Cardinals, winning the first game by the score of 5-1 and losing the second by the score of 13-2. The Cubs sit at 61-75 on the season, last in the National League Central. The Cubs were without first baseman Anthony Rizzo due to a back issue. Chris Valaika started both games in place of Rizzo, going 1-for-3 with a home run in the first game and 1-for-4 in the second game.

Red Sox Injury Update: Dustin Pedroia likely out a week with concussion symptoms


Dustin Pedroia exited last night's game against the Tampa Bay Rays after taking an forearm to the head while attempting to tag out Logan Forsythe.

Astros Injury Update: Marwin Gonzalez scratched Saturday


The Houston Astros earned their 58th win of the season last night with a 2-0 shutout of the Texas Rangers on Saturday night. The Astros managed just four hits and scored both of their runs in the seventh inning. But that was more than enough for Scott Feldman, who pitched a three-hit shutout for his eighth win of the season. The Astros were without shortstop Marwin Gonzalez due to injury.

Yankees Injury Update: Jacoby Ellsbury out Saturday


Although as I reported earlier, tests on Jacoby Ellsbury's ankle came back clean, he was unable to be in the lineup New York Yankee for Saturday night's game against the Toronto Blue Jays.

Blue Jays Injury Update: Brandon Morrow rehab result


The Toronto Blue Jays moved to a game over .500 at 68-67 following a 2-0 win over the New York Yankees on Saturday. Drew Hutchison and Anibal Sanchez combined to strike out 13 and allow only a single hit. There was also good news on the injury front, as pitcher Brandon Morrow had another successful appearance at Triple-A Buffalo.

Giants Injury Update: Brandon Belt not ready for baseball activities


San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt has not played since August 6th and is not currently rehabbing from his concussion, but he is confident that he will play again this season. John Shea is reporting that Belt will see a doctor again on September 8th and is sure that he will be able to get back on the field again.

Orioles Injury Update: Steve Pearce encouraged by MRI


The Baltimore Orioles entered Saturday night's game against the Minnesota Tiwns with a record of 77-56, a comfortable seven and a half games ahead of the New York Yankees in the American League East. The Orioles have been solid all season at the plate and on the mound, ninth in the league in runs scored and 12th in ERA. On the injury front, outfielder/first baseman Steve Pearce got some encouraging news, as an MRI on his abdomen revealed only a minor strain.