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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Tigers Injury Update: Joel Hanrahan, Andy Dirks


The Detroit Tigers bullpen woes have continued this season as they lost 5-4 Tuesday night with the bullpen blowing the game. Reliever Joel Hanrahan has been recovering from the dreaded Tommy John surgery and Tigers fans could not wait for him to help the bullpen. However, Joel Hanrahan has been shut down after his bullpen session. There is good news with Tigers outfielder Andy Dirks. Dirks has resumed baseball activities as reported by James Schmehl from MLive.com.

Orioles Injury Update: Manny Machado sits with back issue


The Baltimore Orioles defeated the Los Angeles Angels for the second straight game with a 4-2 decision last night. The win improved the Orioles to 55-44, first in the American League East. Miguel Gonzalez allowed just two earned runs on three hits in 7 2/3 innings to pick up the win. Jonathan Schoop and J.J. Hardy each had two hits for the Orioles, who were without Manny Machado due to a back injury. 

Brewers Injury Update: Scooter Gennett exits with tight quad


The Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday by the score of 4-3. Jonathan Lucroy went 2-for-4 with two home runs, one a walk-off home run off of Sam LeCure. The win, which was the second straight for the Brewers over the Reds, improved the Brewers to 56-45 on the season. There is a bit of concern on the injury front, as second baseman Scooter Gennett had to leave the game with tightness in his right quad. 

Twins Injury Update: Kyle Gibson, Byron Buxton, Ricky Nolasco


Minnesota Twins right-hander Kyle Gibson will not make his start Wednesday because of back stiffness, reports Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com. Bollinger tweeted Gibson's scratch and the news that Anthony Swarzak will take the mound in his place:

Reds Injury Update: Zack Cozart, Logan Ondrusek


Cincinnati Reds shortstop Zack Cozart was forced out of Tuesday night's loss to the Milwaukee Brewers after being hit by a Jimmy Nelson pitch on the right hand. John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports that X-rays were negative but Cozart is unlikely to play Wednesday. Fay also reports that right-handed reliever Logan Ondrusek has been placed on the DL with a strained right shoulder. Cozart told Fay that his hand was just 'a little sore':

Athletics Injury Update: Josh Reddick activated


The Oakland A's entered Tuesday night's game against the Houston Astros with a record of 61-37, first in the American League East. The A's have been a powerhouse both offensively and on the mound all season, ranked second in runs scored and third in ERA. The offense should get even better, with the return of veteran outfielder Josh Reddick, who has been out with an injured right knee.

Padres Injury Report: Everth Cabrera rehab result


The San Diego Padres got shut out by the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday by the score of 6-0. The loss dropped the Padres to 43-56 on the season, third in the National League West. Although fourth in the Major Leagues in ERA, the Padres are a dismal 30th in runs scored. On the injury front, Everth Cabrera had a successful first rehab game on Tuesday.

Astros Injury Update: Collin McHugh rehab result


The Houston Astros entered Tuesday night's game against the Oakland A's with a record of 41-58, fourth in the American League West. Although 25th in the league in runs scored and 28th in ERA, the Astros have improved over a season ago, in which they won only 51 games. There was some good news on the injury front, as pitcher Collin McHugh pitched well in a rehab start at Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Rangers Injury Update: Alex Rios expected to return by Thursday


The Texas Rangers lost to the New York Yankees on Tuesday by the score of 2-1, in 14 innings. The loss dropped the Rangers to 40-60, last in the American League West. The Rangers, who are 29th in the league in ERA, allowed only two runs, but the offense left eight men on base. On the injury front, Alex Rios is expected to return Thursday from a right ankle injury he suffered on Saturday.

Nationals Injury Update: Ryan Zimmerman exits with strained hamstring


Nationals manager Matt Williams announced after Tuesday night's 7-4 victory over the Colorado Rockies that third baseman Ryan Zimmerman, who pulled up in the sixth inning while running out an RBI grounder (video below), has a strained right hamstring and will undergo an MRI Wednesday morning. Williams described the injury as "concerning," and compared it to a similar injury sustained by catcher Wilson Ramos which required a DL stint. With the win, the Nats are 55-43 and two games ahead of the Atlanta Braves in the NL East.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Yankees Injury Update: Mark Teixeira, Masahiro Tanaka


New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira could return to the lineup as early as Thursday, maybe Friday, according to the Yankees Injury Report. In fact, general manager Brian Cashman has stated that he has a "low-level" concern for Texieira's lat strain, indicating that Teixeira is nearly ready. The news is not as good, though, for rookie pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, who has not yet received clearance to begin throwing in attempt to return from an elbow injury.

Giants Injury Update: Joe Panik exits


Joe Panik of the Giants left Tuesday’s game against the Phillies due to a right sprained ankle, according to Andrew Baggarly of CSN Bay Area. He rolled it on first base when Roberto Hernandez didn’t give him any room to step on the base. Ehire Adrianza replaced Panik at second.

Rockies Injury Update: Troy Tulowitzki to DL


Colorado Rockies MVP candidate Troy Tulowitzki has been placed on 15-day disabled list with a hip strain. He left the game holding his hip after running out a ground ball a few days back as reported by Mike Axisa from CBSSports.com. Yohan Flande was recalled to take his place on the roster and will make the start for the Rockies on Tuesday.

Phillies Injury Update: John Mayberry Jr. placed on DL


The Philadelphia Phillies entered tonight's game against the San Francisco Giants entrenched in last place in the National League East with a record of 43-56. The Phillies, who are 26th in the Major Leagues in runs scored, banged out 14 hits, but left 11 men on base. One player which may provide a spark to the offense is power-hitting right hander Darin Ruf, who has been called up to replace the injured John Mayberry Jr, who has been placed on the disabled list.

Rays Injury Update: Joel Peralta placed on DL


The Tampa Bay Rays enter the first game of an interleague series against the St. Louis Cardinals with a record of 47-53, last in the American League East. The Rays have played better of late, having won 16 of their last 21 games. Much of the improvement can be attributed to the pitching staff, which has a respectable ERA of 3.76. The Rays will be without one piece of their staff, Joel Peralta, who was placed on the disabled due to a virus.

Cubs Injury Update: Emilio Bonifacio activated, Darwin Barney DFA


The Chicago Cubs have activated second baseman/center fielder Emilio Bonifacio from the disabled list and, to make room for him, designated second baseman Darwin Barney for assignment. Barney's DFA answers the question of what the Cubs will do with Arismendy Alcantara when Bonifacio returns.

Mariners Injury Update: First-rounder Alex Jackson hit in face by line drive


Seattle Mariners catcher/outfielder Alex Jackson underwent X-rays on Monday after being struck in the face by a line drive, reports Jake Seiner of MiLB.com:

Rangers Injury Update: Geovany Soto, Jake Smolinski, Jim Adduci


The Texas Rangers won Monday night against the New York Yankees, however they lost a little bit as well. According to T.R. Sullivan from MLB.com the Rangers lost Geovany Soto and Jake Smolinski. Both players are hoping their injuries are not serious. Also, Jim Adduci was activated from the disabled list on Monday.

Rays Injury Update: Tim Beckham starts rehab following ACL surgery


Tampa Bay Rays infielder Tim Beckham has begun a rehab assignment in the Gulf Coast League in an attempt to return from a torn ACL, reports Dennis Maffezzoli of the Sarasota Harold-Tribune:

Cubs Injury Update: Kyuji Fujikawa moves rehab to Triple A


Last season, on May 29, 2013, it was reported by Will Carroll from Bleacher Report that Chicago Cubs reliever Kyuji Fujikawa was a victim of the dreaded Tommy John surgery. He was out for the 2013 season. On April 14, 2014 he made his first start since the surgery in an extended spring training game.  He called the trainer to the mound before leaving the game with an apparent injury. He hit the 60-day disabled list on May 3, 2014. On Monday, he had his rehab assignment transferred from Class-A Kane County to Triple-A Iowa.