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Saturday, August 30, 2014

Athletics Injury Update: Coco Crisp exits after wall collision


Oakland Athletics center fielder Coco Crisp left Friday nights' game with the Los Angeles Angels after crashing into the wall in attempt to rob Chris Iannetta of a home run. Initial indications are that Crisp sustained a neck strain. It took a few minutes for Crisp to gather himself, but he eventually walked off the field under his own power.

Rays Injury Update: Desmond Jennings scratched with sore knee


The Tampa Bay Rays dropped to 65-70 on the season following an 8-4 loss to the Boston Red Sox on Friday night. The Red Sox scored all eight runs in the first two innings off Chris Archer, who went four innings and fell to 8-7 on the season. Brandon Guyer lead the Rays with a home run and three RBI. The Rays were without center fielder Desmond Jennings due to a sore knee.

Pirates Injury Update: Pedro Alvarez, Travis Snider


Last night, the Pittsburgh Pirates were able to pull out a victory against the Cincinnati Reds while not playing at full strength.  Both Pedro Alvarez and Travis Snider were unable to be in the lineup due to their respective injuries.

Orioles Injury Update: Steve Pearce exits with abdominal strain


The Baltimore Orioles won Friday's nights game handily, beating the Minnesota Twins 9-1, but they did not come out of the game without issues.  Steve Pearce exited the game early with an abdominal strain.  

Yankees Injury Update: Jacoby Ellsbury has no damage to ankle


In Friday night's victory over the the Toronto Blue Jays, New York Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury injured his ankle in the ninth inning and may be unavailable as the series continues. 

Orioles Injury Update: Matt Wieters had LASIK surgery


The Baltimore Orioles entered a weekend series on Friday against the Toronto Blue Jays with a record of 76-67, seven games ahead of the New York Yankees in the American League East. With 30 games left in the season, the Orioles are in good shape to close out the division next month, barring a collapse. On the injury front, catcher Matt Wieters, who underwent Tommy John surgery on his elbow in June, had LASIK surgery on Thursday.

Friday, August 29, 2014

Nationals Injury Update: Ryan Zimmerman steps up recovery program


An MRI on Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman showed his hamstring is healing well, reports Dan Kolko of MASNSports.com.

Reds Injury Update: Joey Votto still feels significant discomfort


The Reds are 65-69 and are 8.5 games behind the first place Brewers in the NL Central. Their best player, Joey Votto has been dealing with injuries for most of the season, as he's only played in 62 games this season. After being cleared to resume baseball activities earlier in the week, Votto is apparently still feeling discomfort in his quad, writes Mike Axisa.

Rangers Injury Update: Jim Adduci placed on concussion list


Injuries continue to hit the Texas Rangers as Jim Adduci has been placed on the seven day concussion list after being involved in a rough collision.

Braves Injury Alert: Jonny Venters to undergo third TJ surgery


The Atlanta Braves and Jonny Venters are hoping that the third time is a charm in his career.  Venters will attempt yet another comeback as he will undergo the third Tommy John surgery of his career on Thursday.

Yankees Injury Update: Masahiro Tanaka experiencing 'normal arm soreness'


New York Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka threw a 49-pitch simulated game in which he used all his pitches Thursday morning. Tanaka first reported only normal arm soreness that one could expect after pitching. In fact, CBS Sports.com's Dayan Perry said that Tanaka felt well. Jack Curry of YES Network, though, noted that Tanaka has returned to New York for arm strengthening exercises.

Pirates Injury Update: Charlie Morton rehab result


Charlie Morton looked to work his way back to the Pittsburgh Pirates rotation last night while pitching for the Altoona Curve.  In four innings of work, Morton allowed two runs on four hits and struck out six. He also threw 76 pitches in his outing.  He has not pitched since August 15th due to a hip inflammation injury.

Dodgers Injury Update: Hyun-Jin Ryu, Juan Uribe, Adrian Gonzalez


After an off-day on Thursday, the Los Angeles Dodgers got plenty of injury news for three players who they are counting in the final month.

Nationals Injury Update: Adam LaRoche dealing with back pain



Washington Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche has been playing through back pain for a while, reports Adam Lewis of MLB.com, and was scratched from Tuesday's game against the Phillies. The veteran said he's dealt with the issue "on and off" for years and expects to be available as the Nats visit the Seattle Mariners.

Astros Injury Update: Robbie Grossman out with ankle issue


After leaving Wednesday night's game with a twisted ankle, Houston Astros outfielder Robbie Grossman was not in the lineup Thursday night, and is currently listed as day-to-day.

Royals Injury Update: Scott Downs, Michael Mariot


The Kansas City Royals fell to 74-59 on the season following an 11-5 loss to the Minnesota Twins on Thursday. Bruce Chen allowed six runs on five hits with two walks in the top of the 10th to absorb the loss. On the injury front, the Royals have activated pitcher Scott Downs and placed Michael Mariot on the 60-day disabled list..

Rangers Injury Update: Derek Holland completes final rehab start


The Texas Rangers fell to 52-81 on the season following a 4-2 loss to the Houston Astros on Thursday. Injuries have decimated the Rangers all season, as 10 players are currently on the 60-day DL, with 14 players total on the disabled list. There is a bit of good news on the injury front, as pitcher Derek Holland made his final rehab start last night and should be activated next week.

Cardinals Injury Update: Yadier Molina set to return Friday


While it is not yet official, Derrick Goold's tweet is some of the best news that Cardinals fans have heard in a long time.  Catcher and leader of the franchise Yadier Molina is on his way back to St. Louis and expected to be activated for tonight's game against the Chicago Cubs.

Pirates Injury Update: Pedro Alvarez, Travis Snider


Last night, the Pittsburgh Pirates were able to pull out a victory against the Cincinnati Reds while not playing at full strength.  Both Pedro Alvarez and Travis Snider were unable to be in the lineup due to their respective injuries.

Rockies Injury Update: Boone Logan and Wilin Rosario to DL


The Colorado Rockies dropped to 53-80 on the season following a 4-1 loss to the Giants on Thursday. The Rockies are having a dreadful season, despite being fourth in the Major Leagues in runs scored. Numerous injuries and poor pitching have contributed heavily to the bad season. The Rockies disabled list got more crowded, as Boone Logan and Wilin Rosario were both placed on the 15-day DL.