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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Pirates Injury Update: Andrew McCutchen back in lineup


The Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday by the score of 3-1. The win improved the Pirates to 69-64, third in the National League West. Ike Davis went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run for the Pirates. Andrew McCutchen was back in the lineup and also went 1-for-3 with an RBI.

Marlins Injury Update: Bryan Morris diagnosed with groin strain


The Miami Marlins entered Wednesday night's game against the Los Angeles Angels with a record of 65-66, third in the National League East. The Marlins, who are 20th in the Major Leagues in staff ERA, were without reliever Bryan Morris, who left the visitors' clubhouse at Angel Stadium with an apparent hip injury just two hours before the start of Tuesday's game.

Pirates Injury Update: Travis Snider exits with hamstring discomfort


Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Travis Snider left Wednesday's win early after running out a bunt single, reports Stephen Pianovich of MLB.com. The team later confirmed that Snider had departed with left hamstring discomfort and would be evaluated further on Thursday:

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Dodgers Injury Update: Scott Van Slyke exits with sprained ankle


Although it looked much worse than it was, the Los Angeles Dodgers are reporting that Scott Van Slyke left tonight's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks with a mild-ankle sprain and should be back soon.

Reds Injury Update: Joey Votto, Homer Bailey, Tony Cingrani


As the Cincinnati Reds' slim playoff hopes seem to dwindle by the day, first baseman Joey Votto appears to have resumed baseball activities as he was seen with both his bat and glove.  Though no timetable has yet been set, Votto's presence in the lineup would be a great sight for Reds fans.

Diamondbacks Injury Update: Paul Goldschmidt will not need surgery on hand


The Arizona Diamondbacks have struggled all season and sit nineteen and a half games out in the National League West with a record of 55-77. Injuries have not helped the cause, as nine players are currently on the DL, with four on the 60-day DL. One major injury was that to first baseman Paul Goldschmidt, who fractured his left hand on August 1. The good news is that he will not need surgery.

Pirates Injury Update: Pedro Alvarez exits with foot sprain


The Pittsburgh Pirates improved to 68-64 on the season following a 5-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals last night. With the win the Pirates are five games out in the division and a game and a half back in the wild card race. There is a bit of concern moving forward, as Pedro Alvarez left the game with a foot sprain after going 0-for-3 with a strikeout. 

Mariners Injury Update: Chris Denorfia scratched with stiff neck


The Seattle Mariners defeated the Texas Rangers on Tuesday by the score of 5-0. The win improved the Mariners to 72-59, third in the American League West. Endy Chavez had two RBI for the Mariners, while Robinson Cano added his 12th home run of the season. Chavez made the most of his start in place of Chris Denorfia, who was out with a stiff neck.

Rockies Injury Update: Jorge De La Rosa, Wilin Rosario


The Colorado Rockies continue to struggle with injuries and it appears that two more players could join the growing list of teammates on the disabled list.  Pitcher Jorge De La Rosa left Tuesday’s start in the sixth with a thumb injury.  Catcher Wilin Rosario’s left wrist is not healing as expected.

MLB Moves and Notes - August 27th - feat. Longoria, Holland, Hudson, Ohlendorf


Three pitchers who have yet to throw a pitch in the majors this season are progressing well; find out who in today's roundup.

Pirates Injury Update: Charlie Morton to start rehab Thursday


The Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday by the score of 5-2 . The win improved the Pirates to 68-64, third in the National League Central. Ike Davis broke a 2-2 tie in the eighth inning with a three-run home run. Tony Watson got the win in relief to improve to 9-1 on the season. On the injury front, pitcher Charlie Morton, who has been battling a hip injury and sports hernia, will start a rehab assignment on Thursday.

Braves Injury Update: Jonny Venters shut down again with elbow discomfort


The Atlanta Braves are in good position in the National League wild card race with a little more than a month remaining, but they are in danger of falling out of the race in the National League East. One aspect of the team keeping them afloat is a pitching staff which is fifth in the league in ERA. There is some bad news on the injury front, as Jonny Venters, who has been battling his way back from elbow surgery, has again been shut down.

Braves Injury Update: Gavin Floyd won't throw for at least six more weeks


The Atlanta Braves entered a series against the New York Mets on Tuesday seven and half games behind the Washington Nationals in the National League East. At 26th in the Major Leagues in runs scored, the Braves have relied on a pitching staff that is 5th in ERA. There is some news regarding injured starting pitcher Gavin Floyd, who will need at least another six weeks before he's able to throw. He should be ready for spring training next year.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Pirates Injury Update: Andrew McCutchen exits with rib discomfort


Pirates centerfielder Andrew McCutchen, the reigning NL MVP,  was removed from Tuesday's 5-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in the sixth inning due to left rib discomfort (video here and below). The outfielder exited two innings after making a spectacular catch, according to Tom Singer of MLB.com. McCutchen was replaced by Starling Marte in center with Jose Tabata comng in to play right field.

Cubs Injury Update: Anthony Rizzo exits with lower back tightness


During Tuesday's match-up against the Cincinnati Reds, Anthony Rizzo exited early with back tightness.

Mets Injury Update: Daniel Murphy and David Wright out Tuesday


Mets third baseman David Wright and second baseman Daniel Murphy were out of the starting lineup for Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Atlanta Braves, according to Tim Healey of MLB.com.

Royals Injury Update: Yordano Ventura to miss start with back stiffness


Blair Kerkhoff is reporting that Kansas City Royals young pitcher Yordano Ventura will miss tomorrow's start.

Tigers Injury Update: Anibal Sanchez could be done for season after setback


Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez had a major setback in his recovery from a strained right pectoral muscle. Michigan Live.com's James Schmehl reports that Sanchez's Tuesday ultrasound revealed that the right-hander has torn the muscle and could miss the remainder of the season although that is not yet definite.

Tigers Injury Update: Miguel Cabrera likely back Tuesday


The Detroit Tigers enters a series against the New York Yankees tonight coming off a 13-4 loss to the Minnesota Twins on Sunday. Even with the loss, the Tigers are 70-59 and only a game and a half behind the Kansas City Royals in the American League Central. The Tigers played without Miguel Cabrera due to a ankle injury. The good news is that Cabrera should be ready to play in tonight's game.

Nationals Injury Update: Adam LaRoche scratched with sore back


The Washington Nationals enter Tuesday night's game against the Philadelphia Phillies coming off a 3-2 loss last night. Even with the loss, the Nationals are 75-55, seven and a half games ahead of the Atlanta Braves in the National League East. Wilson Ramos and Anthony Rendon accounted for the Nationals' runs with solo home runs. The Nationals will try to take game two of the series tonight without the services of first baseman Adam LaRoche, who is out with a sore back.