Fantasy Baseball: Week 12 Injury Report

Senior Fantasy Baseball Expert Adam Ronis lists every player in Major League Baseball either suffering from an ailment or on the verge of returning in this Week 12 Injury Report!

AMERICAN LEAGUE

SP Brett Anderson, Oakland Athletics

Anderson is on the DL with a left shoulder strain and rehabbing in extended spring training.


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SS Elvis Andrus, Texas Rangers

Andrus has a fractured right elbow and started a rehab assignment Monday.

SP Chris Archer, Tampa Bay Rays

Archer has a left abdominal strain and is on the DL.He threw a bullpen session over the weekend, but has been shut down after feeling soreness.

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3B Tim Beckham, Baltimore Orioles

Beckham had core muscle surgery and is eligible to return June 23.

OF Byron Buxton, Minnesota Twins

He is back on the DL with a fractured left big toe. He ran the bases last week.

OF Kole Calhoun, Los Angeles Angels

Calhoun is on the DL with a right oblique strain. He has started baseball activities and rehabbing in Arizona.

OF Nicky Delmonico, Chicago White Sox

He has a fractured right hand and was placed on the DL.

3B Josh Donaldson, Toronto Blue Jays

Donaldson is on the DL with left calf tightness. He could return this week.

1B Lucas Duda, Kansas City Royals

Duda is on the DL with right foot plantar fasciitis.

SP Jacob Faria, Tampa Bay Rays

Faria is on the 60-day DL with a left oblique strain.

SS Adeiny Hechavarria, Tampa Bay Rays

He is on the 10-day DL with a right hamstring strain and set to start a rehab assignment this week.

OF Avisail Garcia, Chicago White Sox

Garcia is on the DL with a right hamstring strain and is set to start a rehab assignment.

OF Leury Garcia, Chicago White Sox

Garcia is on the DL with a left knee sprain.

SP Miguel Gonzalez, Chicago White Sox

He is on the DL with right rotator cuff inflammation and threw a bullpen session last week.

OF Matt Joyce, Oakland Athletics

Joyce was placed on the DL with a lumbar strain.

OF Kevin Kiermaier, Tampa Bay Rays

Kiermaier has been out with a torn ligament in his right thumb and is expected to begin a rehab assignment this week.

SP Francisco Liriano, Detroit Tigers

He is on the DL with a right hamstring strain.

1B Joe Mauer, Minnesota Twins

He is on the DL with concussion-like symptoms. He is on a rehab assignment.

RP Andrew Miller, Cleveland Indians

Miller is on the DL with right knee inflammation.

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SP Jordan Montgomery, New York Yankees

Montgomery will have Tommy John surgery and miss the remainder of the season.

OF Tyler Naquin, Cleveland Indians

Naquin is on the 10-day DL with a left hamstring strain and started a rehab assignment.

P/DH Shohei Ohtani, Los Angeles Angels

Ohtani was placed on the DL with a Grade 2 UCL sprain in his right elbow. He is going to have a PRP injection and stem-cell treatment in the hopes of avoiding Tommy John surgery. He will be re-evaluated in three weeks.

2B Dustin Pedroia, Boston Red Sox

Pedroia is back on the DL with left knee inflammation.

SP Martin Perez, Texas Rangers

Perez was placed on the 10-day DL with discomfort in his right elbow. He had surgery on the non-throwing elbow in December and has began throwing bullpens.

SP Drew Pomeranz, Boston Red Sox

Pomeranz landed on the DL with left biceps tendonitis.

SS Daniel Robertson, Tampa Bay Rays

He is on the 10-day DL with a left hamstring injury.

SP Ervin Santana, Minnesota Twins

Santana is on a rehab assignment and was removed due to a setback. He is set to throw off a mound this week.

SP Matt Shoemaker, Los Angeles Angels

Shoemaker had right forearm surgery and is out indefinitely.

SS Andrelton Simmons, Los Angeles Angels

Simmons is out with a Grade 2 right ankle sprain. He has resumed light baseball activities.

SP Marcus Stroman, Toronto Blue Jays

Stroman is on the DL with right shoulder fatigue and threw a three-inning simulated game Friday. He will throw again Wednesday.

SP Masahiro Tanaka, New York Yankees

He was placed on the DL with mild strains in both hamstrings and will miss several weeks.

SP Andrew Triggs, Oakland Athletics

Triggs is on the DL with right arm nerve irritation and has started throwing bullpen sessions.

OF Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels

Trout fouled a ball off his foot in the eighth inning Monday night and stayed in the game and homered later in the at-bat. X-rays were negative on his lower leg and he hopes to play Tuesday.

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SP Jordan Zimmermann, Detroit Tigers

Zimmermann is on the 10-day DL with a right shoulder impingement. He allowed one run in 5.1 innings at Class A Western Michigan on Monday. He allowed seven hits, walked none and struck out six. He could return this weekend.


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NATIONAL LEAGUE

OF Ronald Acuna, Atlanta Braves

Acuna was placed on the 10-day DL with a mild ACL sprain in his left knee and a lower back contusion. He did some light jogging last week.

SP Homer Bailey, Cincinnati Reds

Bailey was placed  on the DL with right knee inflammation.

1B Brandon Belt, San Francisco Giants

Belt had an appendectomy and will swing a bat Monday.

SP Walker Buehler, Los Angeles Dodgers

Buehler left his last start with rib soreness.X-rays and CT scans were negative.

OF Yoenis Cespedes, New York Mets

Cespedes is on the DL with a mild right hip flexor strain and is started a rehab assignment over the weekend and left Saturday’s game with quad soreness. He will go to Florida to continue his rehab.

OF Franchy Cordero, San Diego Padres

Cordero is on the DL with a right forearm strain.

SP Johnny Cueto, San Francisco Giants

Cueto has right elbow inflammation and threw a 45-pitch bullpen Monday. He’s eligible to return June 30.

OF David Dahl, Colorado Rockies

Dahl was placed on the DL with a right foot fracture.

SP Yu Darvish, Chicago Cubs

Darvish is out with right triceps tendonitis. He might not return before the All-Star break. He played catch Monday and will throw a bullpen Tuesday.

SP Zach Davies, Milwaukee Brewers

He was placed on the 10-day DL with right rotator cuff inflammation.

SS Paul DeJong, St. Louis Cardinals

DeJong will miss several weeks with a fractured left hand. He fielded some light grounders while wearing a soft brace on his fractured hand Monday.

RP Carl Edwards, Chicago Cubs

Edwards is on the DL with right shoulder inflammation. He will play catch Tuesday.

RP Jeurys Familia, New York Mets

He is on the DL with right shoulder soreness. He is heading to Florida to begin his rehab.

1B/3B Wilmer Flores, New York Mets

Flores was placed on the DL with lower back soreness and is heading to Florida to begin rehab.

RP Luke Gregerson, St. Louis Cardinals

Gregerson is on the DL with a right shoulder impingement. Then he had arthroscopic surgery to repair his meniscus Monday and is expected to miss 4-6 weeks.

C Austin Hedges, San Diego Padres

Hedges is out with right elbow tendonitis and is expected begin a rehab assignment Tuesday.

SP Jeremy Hellickson, Washington Nationals

Hellickson is on the DL with a strained right hamstring.

SP Rich Hill, Los Angeles Dodgers

Hill is out with a blister on his left middle finger. He threw a four-inning simulated game last week.

RP Greg Holland, St. Louis Cardinals

Holland is on the DL with a right hip impingement. He has walked four batters in two scoreless innings in his rehab at Triple-A.

SP Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers

He is out due to lower back discomfort and played catch over the weekend.

RP Dominic Leone, St. Louis Cardinals

Leone is out with right upper arm nerve irritation. He does not need surgery and is out indefinitely and was moved to the 60-day DL.

SP Joey Lucchesi, San Diego Padres

He is on the DL with a right hip strain. He is expected to begin a rehab assignment this week.

SP Kenta Maeda, Los Angeles Dodgers

Maeda is on the DL with a right hip strain and will return to the Dodgers Wednesday to pitch against the Rangers.

SP Wade Miley, Milwaukee Brewers

Miley is expected to miss 6-8 weeks with a right oblique strain as of May 10.

SP Shelby Miller, Arizona Diamondbacks

Miller is on a rehab assignment and allowed nine hits and eight runs in his last rehab start Sunday.

2B Daniel Murphy, Washington Nationals

Murphy is recovering from right knee microfracture surgery in October and started a rehab assignment.  He returned to the Nationals could be activated this week with the Nationals playing in American League parks.

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OF Wil Myers, San Diego Padres

Myers is out with a left oblique strain and will likely return in early July.

SP Jimmy Nelson, Milwaukee Brewers

Nelson is recovering from shoulder surgery that he had in September. He is throwing on flat ground.

RP Adam Ottavino, Colorado Rockies

Ottavino was placed on the DL with a left oblique strain. He has started playing catch.

OF A.J. Pollock, Arizona Diamondbacks

Pollock has a left thumb fracture and a CT scan showed progress but not enough to remove the soft cast. He will have another CT scan this week.

3B Martin Prado, Miami Marlins

Prado is going to miss several weeks with a left hamstring strain.

RP A.J. Ramos, New York Mets

Ramos was placed on the DL with a right shoulder strain.

SP Robbie Ray, Arizona Diamondbacks

Ray is on the DL with a right oblique strain and will make a start at High-A Thursday.

SP Alex Reyes, St. Louis Cardinals

He had surgery to reattach a torn tendon in his lat and recovery time is six months.

SP Hyun-Jin Ryu, Los Angels Dodgers

Ryu tore the groin muscle off the bone and is expected to be back after the All-Star break. He is close to throwing a bullpen.

SP Jeff Samardzija, San Francisco Giants

He is on the 10-day DL with right shoulder tightness. He played catch Monday and is expected to begin a rehab assignment Thursday or Friday.

SP Mike Soroka, Atlanta Braves

Soroka is out with right shoulder inflammation and is on a rehab assignment. He will start for the Braves on Wednesday.

OF Steven Souza, Arizona Diamondbacks

Souza is on the DL with right pectoral soreness. He hit in live batting practice last week.

SP Stephen Strasburg, Washington Nationals

He is on the DL with right shoulder inflammation.

SP Noah Syndergaard, New York Mets

Syndergaard has a strained ligament in his right index finger and is on the DL. He was going to return Sunday but still felt discomfort in the finger. He will try to throw a bullpen this week.

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SP Julio Teheran, Atlanta Braves

Teheran left his start Monday night with a right thumb contusion. He suffered the injury when he got jammed on a pitch in the fifth inning. He hopes to pitch Friday.

2B Chase Utley, Los Angeles Dodgers

Utley is on the DL with a sprained left thumb.

SP Adam Wainwright, St. Louis Cardinals

Wainwright is on the 60-day DL with right elbow inflammation.

C Matt Wieters, Washington Nationals

Wieters is on the DL with a left hamstring strain. He had surgery to remove a tendon on May 17.

1B Ryan Zimmerman, Washington Nationals

Zimmerman is on the DL with back soreness.


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