Injury - Baseball Wiretap

Bryce Harper Out Indefinitely, Suffers No Knee Damage

Aug 13, 2017 12:14 PM

Bryce Harper suffered a significant bone bruise in his left knee and is out indefinitely. Harper avoided any ligament or tendon damage.

The Nationals are optimistic that Harper will return at some point this season.

"We dodged a bullet here," said Mike Rizzo, adding that it was "pretty remarkable" that Harper avoided a more significant injury.

Harper suffered the injury when he slipped on a wet first base in the first inning of Saturday's 3-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants.


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Red Sox Place Dustin Pedroia On DL For Third Time In 2017

Aug 12, 2017 3:29 PM

The Boston Red Sox have placed Dustin Pedroia on the disabled list for the third time this season.

Pedroia is suffering from left knee inflammation.

"His knee has flared up on him," John Farrell said. "Our goal was to get him some at-bats [at Tampa Bay] before this series. He's shown a little bit of a pushback in terms of the reaction to it."

Pedroia had arthroscopic knee surgery after last season. 


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Yankees Place Masahiro Tanaka On 10-Day DL

Aug 12, 2017 3:27 PM

The New York Yankees have placed Masahiro Tanaka on the 10-day disabled list.

Tanaka, who has battled elbow injuries over the past two years, is dealing with inflammation in his pitching shoulder.

The Yankees have recalled Giovanny Gallegos.

Tanaka is 8-10 with a career-worst 4.92 ERA in 23 starts this season.


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Clayton Kershaw 'Close,' But Dodgers Won't Rush Him

Aug 9, 2017 7:59 AM

The Los Angeles Dodgers plan to take a cautious approach with Clayton Kershaw's return.

Kershaw threw aggressively off flat ground on Tuesday.

"I think that a bullpen [session] in the next few days makes sense," Dave Roberts said. "It will probably be when we get back home" for a weekend series against San Diego.

Kershaw has been sidelined with a back injury since July 23.


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Matt Shoemaker To Undergo Season-Ending Forearm Surgery

Aug 6, 2017 10:45 PM

Angels right-hander Matt Shoemaker will undergo season-ending surgery on Tuesday to release the radial nerve in his right forearm, the team announced.

The procedure will be performed by Dr. Steve Shin in Los Angeles.

The typical timetable for a return is 12-14 weeks.

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Giants Call Up Pablo Sandoval; Place Brandon Belt On DL

Aug 5, 2017 8:24 PM

Pablo Sandoval is back on the San Francisco Giants' major league roster, as the team called him up before its Saturday night game.

If Sandoval plays against the Arizona Diamondbacks, it would be his first appearance with the Giants since helping them win Game 7 of the 2014 World Series.

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Cubs Place Addison Russell On DL; Call Up Rob Zastryzny

Aug 4, 2017 1:11 PM

The Cubs have placed shortstop Addison Russell on the 10-day disabled list retroactive to Aug. 2 because of a strained right foot.

Russell is batting .241 with 10 homers and 36 RBI. The Cubs announced the move before Friday's game against the NL East-leading Nationals.

Chicago also called up left-handed pitcher Rob Zastryzny from Triple-A Iowa. Zastryzny made one appearance for the Cubs in May and pitched in eight games for them last season.

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Francona Making Adjustments To Indians' Bullpen

Aug 4, 2017 1:47 AM

With All-Star reliever Andrew Miller sidelined for at least a week, Indians manager Terry Francona is remodeling Cleveland's bullpen.

Miller was put on the 10-day disabled list Wednesday because of right-knee tendinitis. Francona said an MRI confirmed the original diagnosis and that Miller has been bothered by the soreness "for months."

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Yoan Mocada To Return, Will Garcia To Miss 4-6 Weeks

Aug 3, 2017 6:36 PM

Rookie second baseman Yoan Moncada will return for the White Sox on Thursday night in Boston, but outfielder Willy Garcia has been diagnosed with a fractured right jaw and is expected to miss 4-6 weeks, the team announced Thursday.

Garcia will undergo a procedure to insert a plate into the jaw after he was injured and concussed during a frightening collision with Moncada against Toronto on Monday.

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Indians Place Andrew Miller On DL

Aug 3, 2017 1:19 AM

The Cleveland Indians' pitching staff has taken two big hits: All-Star reliever Andrew Miller is on the disabled list and starter Josh Tomlin is out six weeks.

Miller was placed on the DL on Wednesday with right knee tendinitis, an injury that could explain his recent wildness.

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Greg Holland Day-To-Day After Cutting Finger
Rockies closer Greg Holland cut the index finger on his right hand in a kitchen accident.

Scherzer Leaves Game With Neck Spasms After Hitting First HR
Max Scherzer left in the second inning of Tuesday night's loss in Miami.

D-Backs Place Owings On 60-Day DL; Acquire Rosales From A's
The A's received minor league pitcher Jeferson Mejia for Adam Rosales.

Tulowitzki's Injured Ankle Has Ligament Damage
Troy Tulowitzki's injured right ankle will be evaluated by a specialist.

Braves Place Matt Kemp On DL
Matt Kemp strained his right hamstring during Friday night's game against the Phillies.

Jays Place Troy Tulowitzki On DL
Troy Tulowitzki sprained his right ankle on Friday night against the Angels.

Clayton Kershaw Throws Five Days After Back Injury
The Dodgers may have to rethink the timetable for Clayton Kershaw to return to the mound.

Stephen Strasburg Leaves Game With Arm Stiffness
The Nationals removed Stephen Strasburg from the game as a precaution and would be evaluated after the teams return to Washington.

Clayton Kershaw Likely Headed To DL
Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw is experiencing tightness on the right side of his lower back.

Astros Place Colin Moran On DL With Facial Fracture
Colin Moran fouled an inside pitch straight up and into the area near his left eye on Saturday.

Starlin Castro Headed Back To DL
Yanks second baseman Starlin Castro has suffered another injury to his right hamstring.

Carlos Correa Out Six To Eight Weeks With Torn Thumb Ligament
Marwin Gonzalez is expected to see the bulk of the playing time at shortstop in Carlos Correa's absence.

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Jayson Werth Reveals Fractured Left Foot
Jayson Werth has been sidelined since early June with a bruised left foot, which is much worse than originally thought.


Michael Pineda To Undergo Tommy John Surgery
Michael Pineda will undergo season-ending Tommy John surgery Tuesday, the Yankees have announced.


Carlos Correa Has Been Playing Through Thumb Pain
Carlos Correa left Monday night's game with a jammed left thumb.


Rockies Place Tyler Chatwood On DL
In a corresponding move, the Rockies activated Ian Desmond from the disabled list.

Brewers List Braun Day-To-Day For The Rest Of The Season
Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun is suffering from a strain in his left calf.

Dallas Keuchel To Have Rehab Start On Monday
Dallas Keuchel has not pitched for the Astros since June 2 due to a pinched nerve in his neck.

Joe Ross Will Have Season-Ending Surgery
Nationals manager Dusty Baker announced Saturday that right-hander Joe Ross will have the procedure on Wednesday.

Giants Place Cueto On DL To Make Room For Bumgarner
Giants ace Madison Bumgarner returns to the rotation on Saturday night against the Padres.