Major League Baseball
INJURIES | PLAYERS
American League | National League
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Anthony Santander OF Ques April 3 - Elbow - 3/16/17 Santander is dealing with discomfort in his right elbow and his status is uncertain for the start of the regular season.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Chris Tillman SP Late April - Shoulder - 3/19/17 Tillman had a platelet-rich plasma injection in his right shoulder and is expected to be sidelined until the end of April.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
David Price SP Early May - Elbow - 3/21/17 Price is expected to begin the season on the disabled list due to soreness and inflammation in his left elbow and forearm. He will likely remained sidelined until at least the beginning of May.
Carson Smith RP Early June - Elbow - 11/8/16 Smith underwent Tommy John surgery during the 2016 season and is expected to be sidelined until the beginning of June.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Charlie Tilson CF Doub April 3 - Foot - 3/13/17 Tilson is recovering from a stress reaction in his right foot and his status for Opening Day against the Tigers is in doubt.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Juan Minaya RP Out indefinitely - Abdominal - 3/18/17 Minaya suffered an abdominal tear and will miss an undetermined amount of time.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Michael Brantley LF Prob April 3 - Shoulder - 3/21/17 Brantley is recovering from second shoulder surgery that sidelined him for most of the 2016 season and will likely be ready for Opening Day against the Rangers.
Jason Kipnis 2B Late April - Shoulder - 3/19/17 Kipnis has inflammation in his right shoulder and is expected to miss four-to-five weeks of action.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Cody Anderson RP out for season - Elbow - 3/19/17 Anderson has a UCL sprain in his right elbow which will require Tommy John surgery. He will miss the entire 2017 season.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
J.D. Martinez RF Ques April 3 - Foot - 3/18/17 Martinez suffered a mid-foot sprain and his availability for the start of the regular season is in question.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Brian Flynn RP Mid April - Ribs - 2/15/17 Flynn is on the 60-day disabled list after suffering a broken rib during the offseason and is expected to miss eight weeks.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Huston Street RP Early April - Upper Body - 3/21/17 Street is expected to miss three-to-four weeks with a Grade 1 lat strain.
Andrew Heaney SP out for season - Elbow - 12/7/16 Heaney is expected to miss the entire 2017 season as he recovers from Tommy John surgery.
Nick Tropeano SP out for season - Elbow - 12/7/16 Tropeano is recovering from Tommy John surgery and is expected to be sidelined the entire 2017 season.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Ryan O'Rourke RP Out indefinitely - Elbow - 3/21/17 O'Rourke has a strained flexor mass in his pitching elbow and is expected to begin the season on the disabled list.
Glen Perkins RP Out indefinitely - Shoulder - 3/21/17 Perkins is recovering from offseason shoulder surgery and is without a clear timetable for return.
Trevor May RP out for season - Elbow - 3/22/17 May is on the 60-day disabled list after tearing the UCL in his elbow and is expected to miss the entire 2017 season as he has opted for Tommy John surgery.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Tyler Austin 1B Ques April 2 - Foot - 2/17/17 Austin sustained a fracture in his foot and his availability against the Rays for the opening series is in question.
Didi Gregorius SS Early May - Shoulder - 3/22/17 Gegorius sustained a strained subscapularis muscle in his right shoulder during the World Baseball Classic and is expected to miss six weeks of action.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Jaff Decker RF Out indefinitely - Oblique - 3/19/17 Decker is nursing an oblique injury and there is no timetable for a recovery.
Jake Smolinski LF Out indefinitely - Shoulder - 3/14/17 Smolinski underwent surgery to correct a shoulder injury and it is unclear how much time he will be forced to miss.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Daniel Mengden SP Ques April 3 - Foot - 2/8/17 Mengden had surgery to repair the fractured medial tibial sesamoid bone in his right foot during the offseason and it is unknown if he will be available for the start of the regular season.
Sonny Gray SP Mid April - Upper Body - 3/19/17 Gray is suffering from a moderate lat strain and is not expected to return until the middle of April.
Chris Bassitt SP Mid July - Elbow - 2/14/17 Bassitt is recovering from Tommy John surgery but could return during the mid-way part of the season.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Shawn O'Malley SS Out indefinitely - Appendix - 3/21/17 O'Malley will have an appendectomy performed and there is no timetable for a recovery.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Tony Zych RP Ques April 3 - Back - 2/13/17 Zych had offseason surgery on his back and his status for Opening Day against the Astros is unclear.
Shae Simmons RP Doub April 3 - Forearm - 3/22/17 Simmons is recuperating from a right forearm strain and is expected to start the season on the disabled list.
Steve Cishek RP Late April - Hip - 2/20/17 Cishek is recovering from offseason surgery to repair the torn labrun in his left hip but is aiming to return to the bullpen by the end of April.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Colby Rasmus LF Ques April 2 - Hip - 3/14/17 Rasmus is dealing with injuries to his hip and groin and his status is uncertain for Opening Day against the Yankees.
Matt Duffy 3B Doub April 2 - Heel - 3/21/17 Duffy is recovering from Achilles surgery and is not expected to be ready for the regular season opener against the Yankees.
Wilson Ramos C Mid July - Knee - 2/13/17 Ramos is recovering from offseason right knee surgery to repair ACL and meniscus tears and is not expected to return to action until sometime in July.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Brad Boxberger RP Doub April 2 - Upper Body - 3/20/17 Boxberger is battling an injury to his lat muscle and is not expected to suit up for the season-opener against the Yankees.
Kevin Gadea RP Late April - Elbow - 3/17/17 Gadea is dealing with tendinitis in his elbow and will miss a minimum of four weeks.
Nathan Eovaldi SP out for season - Elbow - 3/10/17 Eovaldi is on the 60-day disabled list and is expected to be sidelined for the entire 2017 season as he recovers from Tommy John surgery.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Joey Gallo 3B Out indefinitely - Hamstring - 3/21/17 Gallo is experiencing tightness in his left hamstring and there is no timetable for a recovery.
Prince Fielder DH out for season - Neck - 2/14/17 Fielder has been placed on the 60-day disabled list due to a career-ending neck injury.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Chi Chi Gonzalez SP Out indefinitely - Elbow - 3/17/17 Gonzalez has been diagnosed with a partial tear of the UCL in his right elbow and will receive a platelet-rich plasma injection. He is expected to open the season on the disabled list.
Andrew Cashner SP Out indefinitely - Bicep - 3/9/17 Cashner is suffering from biceps tendinitis and it is unknown when he will be ready to make his 2017 debut.
Tyson Ross SP Early May - Shoulder - 3/22/17 Ross is recovering from thoracic outlet surgery and is expected to be sidelined until May at the earliest.
Jake Diekman RP Mid July - Illness - 2/14/17 Diekman is expected to miss at least the first half of the 2016 season as he has been placed on the 60-day disabled list while he recovers from ulcerative colitis.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Ezequiel Carrera LF Ques April 3 - Quadricep - 3/20/17 Carrera has a right quadriceps contusion and is a candidate to start the 2017 season on the disabled list.
Devon Travis 2B Ques April 3 - Knee - 3/14/17 Travis is recovering from offseason knee surgery and his availability for the start of the 2017 season is uncertain.
Dalton Pompey CF Out indefinitely - Concussion - 3/17/17 Pompey suffered a concussion during the World Baseball Classic and will be out of action for an extended amount of time while the team follows protocol.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Glenn Sparkman RP Out indefinitely - Thumb - 3/2/17 Sparkman broke his thumb during spring training and will likely start the 2017 season on the disabled list.
National League | American League
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Josh Thole C out for season - Hamstring - 3/18/17 Thole tore his hamstring and is expected to miss the entire 2017 season.
Yasmany Tomas RF Out indefinitely - Oblique - 3/16/17 Tomas is nursing an oblique strain and there is no timetable for a return.
Socrates Brito CF Mid May - Finger - 3/9/17 Brito underwent surgery to repair an open dislocation of the ring finger on his left hand and will likely be out of game action for two months.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Jake Barrett RP Doub April 2 - Shoulder - 3/14/17 Barrett is not expected to be ready for Opening Day against the Giants as he is coping with right shoulder stiffness.
Steve Hathaway RP Out indefinitely - Shoulder - 2/21/17 Hathaway is battling bursitis in his left shoulder and it is uncertain how much time he will be forced to miss.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Micah Johnson 2B Out indefinitely - Wrist - 3/16/17 Johnson sustained a fracture in his left wrist and is expected to miss an extended amount of time.
Sean Rodriguez 1B out for season - Shoulder - 2/25/17 Rodriguez has been placed on the 60-day disabled list following surgery to repair the rotator cuff in his left shoulder and is expected to miss the entire 2017 season.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Daniel Winkler RP Out indefinitely - Elbow - 3/8/17 Winkler has been placed on the 60-day disabled list while he recovers from a right elbow fracture and is without a definitive timetable for return.
Jacob Lindgren RP out for season - Elbow - 2/14/17 Lindgren has been designated for the 60-day disabled list as he had Tommy John surgery last August and will miss the entire 2017 campaign.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Ben Zobrist 2B Ques April 2 - Neck - 3/22/17 Zobrist is coping with stiffness in his neck and his status for the season-opener against the Cardinals is in question.
Eloy Jimenez OF Mid April - Shoulder - 3/20/17 Jimenez sustained a right shoulder contusion and is expected to miss three weeks of action.
Jemile Weeks 2B Out indefinitely - Knee - 3/2/17 Weeks suffered a sprained ACL in his left knee and will miss an extended amount of time.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Devin Mesoraco C Ques April 3 - Hip - 3/20/17 Mesoraco is recuperating from hip and shoulder injuries that kept him out of the 2016 season and his status for the season-opener against the Phillies is in question.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Tim Adleman SP Ques April 3 - Shoulder - 3/20/17 Adleman is battling a right shoulder contusion and his status against the Phillies during the opening series is unknown.
Anthony DeSclafani SP Mid May - Elbow - 3/14/17 DeScalfani has been diagnosed with a sprained ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow and will be shut down from throwing for at least four weeks.
Homer Bailey SP Mid June - Elbow - 2/14/17 Bailey will miss the start of the 2017 season after undergoing surgery to remove bone spurs from his right elbow. He is on the 60-day disabled list and is aiming to return sometime in June.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Tom Murphy C Late April - Forearm - 3/14/17 Murphy is expected to miss four-to-six weeks after suffering a hairline fracture in his forearm.
Ian Desmond 1B Mid May - Hand - 3/16/17 Desmond will have surgery to fix the second metacarpal in his left hand and is expected to miss six-to-eight weeks.
David Dahl CF Out indefinitely - Ribs - 3/16/17 Dahl has been diagnosed with a stress reaction of his sixth rib and will miss an extended amount of game action.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Chad Qualls RP Ques April 3 - Forearm - 3/21/17 Qualls is dealing with soreness in his forearm and his status is uncertain for the opening series against the Brewers.
Chad Bettis SP Out indefinitely - Illness - 3/21/17 Bettis has been diagnosed with testicular cancer but is expected to return at some point during season as he has started chemotherapy.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Andre Ethier RF Doub April 3 - Back - 3/21/17 Ethier has a mild herniated disc in his back and is not expected to be ready for the season opener against the Padres.
Henry Ramos OF Mid April - Hernia - 3/7/17 Ramos is expected to miss four-to-six weeks as he is dealing with a sports hernia.
Trayce Thompson CF Out indefinitely - Back - 3/21/17 Thompson is recovering from two stress fractures in his back and there is no timetable for a return.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Sergio Romo RP Ques April 3 - Back - 3/21/17 Romo is recovering from a back injury and his status for the start of the regular season is uncertain.
Pedro Baez RP Ques April 3 - Thumb - 3/5/17 Baez is dealing with a right thumb injury and it is unknown if he will play against the Padres on Opening Day.
Scott Kazmir SP Doub April 3 - Hip - 3/21/17 Kazmir is dealing with tightness in his hip and is expected to start the 2017 season on the disabled list.
Yimi Garcia RP out for season - Elbow - 2/15/17 Garcia has been placed on the 60-day disabled list as he underwent Tommy John surgery and is expected to miss the entire 2017 season.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
A.J. Ellis C Ques April 3 - Hamstring - 3/22/17 Ellis has a hamstring injury and his status for Opening Day against the Nationals has yet to be determined.
Martin Prado 3B Out indefinitely - Hamstring - 3/19/17 Prado suffered a Grade 1 hamstring strain during the World Baseball Classic and there is no timetable for a return.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Jeff Locke RP Out indefinitely - Bicep - 3/10/17 Locke is dealing with biceps tendinitis and is expected to begin the 2017 season on the disabled list.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
David Wright 3B Out indefinitely - Shoulder - 3/17/17 Wright is hampered by a right shoulder impingement and is without a definitive timetable for a recovery.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Jeurys Familia RP Ques April 3 - Poss. Suspension - 11/17/16 Familia is facing a possible suspension to begin the 2017 season following an off-field incident.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Josh Bell 1B Prob April 3 - Knee - 2/18/17 Bell had offseason surgery on his left knee to remove a loose body but will likely have recovered for Opening Day against the Red Sox.
Jung Ho Kang 3B Ques April 3 - Personal - 1/7/17 Kang is dealing with a personal issue and his availability for the start of the regular season is in question.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Manuel Margot CF Ques April 3 - Knee - 3/11/17 Margot is dealing with lingering knee soreness and his availability for the opening series against the Dodgers is in question.
Alex Dickerson RF Mid April - Back - 3/16/17 Dickerson has a disc protrusion in his back and is expected to need three-to-four weeks to recover.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Carter Capps RP Ques April 3 - Elbow - 2/8/17 Capps is recuperating from Tommy John surgery and it is unclear if he will be ready for the start of the 2017 season.
Robbie Erlin SP Mid July - Elbow - 2/18/17 Erlin is recovering from Tommy John surgery and will be sidelined until at least the All-Star break.
Colin Rea SP out for season - Elbow - 2/19/17 Rea has been placed on the 60-day disabled list as he underwent Tommy John surgery and will miss the 2017 season.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Michael Morse LF Early April - Hamstring - 3/21/17 Morse is expected to miss at least two-weeks due to a hamstring injury.
Mac Williamson RF Early April - Quadricep - 3/21/17 Williamson is battling an injured quad is likely to miss at least two weeks as a result.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Will Smith RP Out indefinitely - Elbow - 3/21/17 Smith is dealing with an elbow sprain and strain. Team officials have yet to provide an official timetable for a return.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Jordan Schafer RP out for season - Elbow - 3/17/17 Schafer will miss the entire 2017 season after undergoing surgery to repair the damaged ligament in his elbow.
Alex Reyes SP out for season - Elbow - 2/16/17 Reyes has Tommy John surgery to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his throwing elbow and will miss the entire 2017 season.
Zach Duke RP out for season - Arm - 12/7/16 Duke had offseason surgery to repair a left arm injury and is expected to sit out the entire 2017 season.
Tyler Lyons RP Late April - Knee - 11/10/16 Lyons underwent offseason knee surgery and will need five-to-six months to recover.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Jose Marmolejos 1B 60-day DL - Forearm - 2/24/17 Marmolejos has been placed on the 60-day disabled list due to a left forearm strain.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Max Scherzer SP Prob April 3 - Finger - 3/16/17 Sherzer suffered an offseason stress fracture in the knuckle of his right ring finger but is expected to be ready for the opening series against the Marlins.