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Pirates Place Francisco Cervelli On Concussion List

May 26, 2019 4:55 PM

The Pirates placed catcher Francisco Cervelli on the seven-day concussion list Sunday in a series of moves.

Cervelli left Saturday night's game against the Dodgers in the fourth inning after he was hit in the helmet by Cody Bellinger's bat following a swing by the outfielder.

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Astros Place George Springer On IL With Hamstring Strain

May 26, 2019 1:10 PM

The Astros placed outfielder George Springer on the 10-day injured list Saturday with a left hamstring strain, but could be close to getting second baseman Jose Altuve back from injury.

Houston general manager Jeff Luhnow said Springer suffered a Grade 2 sprain, but would not give a timetable for how long the outfielder would be out.

Houston manager AJ Hinch said Springer will miss more than 10 days.

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Mets DFA Rajai Davis; Activate Michael Conforto

May 26, 2019 1:08 PM

Mets outfielder Michael Conforto has been activated from the 7-day concussion injured list and is in the starting lineup for Sunday's game against the Detroit Tigers.

To make room for Conforto on the roster, the Mets designated outfielder Rajai Davis for assignment. Davis had a memorable debut for the Mets on Wednesday, arriving in the third inning after being called up from Triple-A and hitting a three-run home run in his first at-bat.

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Giancarlo Stanton Suffers Another Injury Setback

May 23, 2019 8:14 AM

Giancarlo Stanton began a rehab assignment earlier this week, but the New York Yankees have returned him to the injured list with left calf tightness.

He originally landed on the IL with a biceps strain after just three games. He then strained his shoulder, sidelining him further.

Aaron Boone claimed Stanton's removal from the rehab game was "precautionary."

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Yoenis Cespedes Breaks Ankle In Ranch Accident

May 21, 2019 8:08 AM

Yoenis Cespedes hasn't played this season and the New York Mets may not have him for the rest of 2019.

Cespedes broke his right ankle in an accident on his ranch, the club announced on Monday.

The slugger has not played this season after undergoing surgery to remove calcification on both of his heels. Those surgeries were expected to keep him sidelined for at least half of this season.

"He had a violent fall in which he stepped in a hole and put his leg and foot in a difficult position," Brodie Van Wagenen said.

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Johnny Cueto Hopes To Return In September

May 20, 2019 2:57 AM

Giants right-hander Johnny Cueto threw a bullpen session Saturday, and the team was encouraged enough for manager Bruce Bochy to say the club hopes Cueto can return toward the end of this season.

Cueto, who had major elbow surgery last August, was 18-5 in 2016 and selected to the All-Star Game, but he has since gone 11-10 in the past two years combined.

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Astros List George Springer Day-To-Day

May 20, 2019 2:54 AM

Astros outfielder George Springer left Sunday's game against the Red Sox in the fifth inning with stiffness in his lower back.

Springer was replaced in right field by Tony Kemp at the start of the bottom of the fifth inning. The Astros lost to the Red Sox 4-3 at Fenway Park.

Astros manager A.J. Hinch said Springer is day-to-day but definitely will not play on Monday when the Astros open a series against the White Sox at home.

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Miguel Andujar To Have Season-Ending Shoulder Surgery

May 16, 2019 8:53 AM

Miguel Andujar will have season-ending surgery to repair a small labrum tear in his right shoulder.

The New York Yankees announced the decision on Wednesday night after sweeping a double-header against the Baltimore Orioles.

Andujar was initially sidelined by the injury from April 1 to May 3. Upon his return he went 3-for-34 with no extra-base hits and returned in the injured list on Monday.

"Hurt for him a little bit," Aaron Boone said. "But know this is also just the beginning of the road back."

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White Sox Lose Carlos Rodon, Nate Jones For Season

May 14, 2019 7:54 AM

The Chicago White Sox will be without Carlos Rodon and Nate Jones for the remainder of the season.

Rodon is scheduled for Tommy John surgery to replace the ligament in his left elbow on Wednesday in Los Angeles.

Jones had surgery Monday to repair a flexor mass tear in his right forearm.

Rodon started on Opening Day for the White Sox. He made seven starts before he was placed on the injured list on May 2 with elbow inflammation.

"Given that he has yet to undergo the surgery, it's still too early to give you a precise timeline in terms of his potential return," Rick Hahn said. "However, in general, given the timing of the surgery, it is reasonable to expect Carlos to be able to rejoin us during the second half of the 2020 season."

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Derek Holland Rips Giants, Says He Faked Injury

May 12, 2019 11:39 AM

Derek Holland has criticized the San Francisco Giants' front office and says he faked the injury that led to a stint on the injured list.

Holland was demoted to the bullpen on Saturday night and said he has "no idea what they're doing" in the front office.

The lefty gave up seven runs in 2 2/3 innings Thursday during a 12-11 loss to the Colorado Rockies, his first outing after going on the IL because of a left index finger bone bruise.

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Yankees Have No Timetable For Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton
The Yankees lead Major League Baseball with 496 days lost to injury this season.

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Cody Bellinger Will No Longer Play First Base
Cody Bellinger will be an outfielder going forward after suffering a slight dislocation of his right shoulder diving for a ball while playing first base on Friday night.

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Cubs' David Bote Has Been Playing With Broken Toe
Cubs infielder David Bote has been playing with a broken left pinky toe ever since he was hit by a pitch in the first game of the season.

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Luis Severino Likely Out Until After All-Star Break
The Yankees are expecting Luis Severino to remain sidelined through the first half of the season.

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Pirates Shut Down Jameson Taillon For One Month
The Pirates have placed Jameson Taillon on the injured list with a right elbow flexor strain.

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James Paxton Is Latest Yankee To Land On Injured List
The Yankees announced on Saturday that James Paxton has been placed on the injured list with left knee inflammation.

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Shohei Ohtani 'A Little Impatient' As Return Nears
Shohei Ohtani is getting "impatient" as he stands seven months removed from Tommy John surgery.

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Corey Kluber Suffers Fractured Forearm
Corey Kluber has a nondisplaced fracture of his right ulna after he was hit on the arm by a line drive on Wednesday night.

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Cardinals' Alex Reyes Breaks Finger By Punching Wall
Cardinals prospect Alex Reyes punched a wall following his latest Triple-A start and fractured the left pinky on his non-throwing arm.

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A.J. Pollock Likely Headed To IL With Right Elbow Infection
A.J. Pollock has a right elbow infection and will likely be placed on the injured list by the Dodgers.

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Fernando Tatis, Jr. Suffers Hamstring Injury
Fernando Tatis, Jr. left Sunday's game against the Nationals after doing an awkward-looking split while trying to stretch for a throw at second base.

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Christian Yelich Leaves Game With Lower Back Issue
Christian Yelich was pulled from right field to begin the bottom of the fifth inning on Sunday and is listed day-to-day.

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Yankees Lose LeMahieu, Urshela To Injuries
The Yankees injuries continue to mount, as they lost two more players on Sunday in San Francisco.

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Nationals Place Ryan Zimmerman On IL
The Nationals put Ryan Zimmerman on the 10-day IL Sunday with plantar fasciitis.

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White Sox Place Eloy Jimenez On IL
Rookie Eloy Jimenez will miss at least two weeks due to a high right ankle sprain.

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Pirates Place Chris Archer On IL
Pirates starter Chris Archer has some inflammation in the thumb on his pitching hand.

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Carlos Carrasco Leaves Start With Left Knee Discomfort
Carlos Carrasco was pulled after four innings Tuesday night with what the Indians called left knee discomfort.

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Aaron Judge Will Be 'Down For A While'
The 26-year-old is hitting .288/.404/.521 with five home runs and 11 RBI this season.

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Nathan Eovaldi To Have Elbow Surgery
Nathan Eovaldi will have elbow surgery on Thursday and will be out of action for 4-6 weeks, according to a source.

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MRI On Jacob deGrom's Elbow Comes Back Clean
Jacob deGrom is still expected to start Friday night after an MRI on his right elbow showed no damage.

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