Originally posted on We Talk Fantasy Sports  |  Last updated 7/24/14
Dexter FowlerHas yet to swing a bat or pick up a ball. The Astros had hoped he'd return for the 2nd half of the season but his intercostal injury continues to linger. He won't be back until sometime in August.Scooter GennettAfter leaving Tuesdays game with a quad injury, Gennett has now missed two consecutive games with the injury. He will likely miss another couple of days. Curtis GrandersonAfter missing the previous two days with an illness, Granderson is back in the Mets lineup on Thursday and is leading off.David OrtizOrtiz was forced to leave Thursday's game in the 9th inning due to back spasms and the Red Sox have said he is day-to-day. Isn't a major concern but could miss a game or two.Asdrubal CabreraCabrera missed his third straight game on Thursday due to back spasms but Terry Francona hopes to have his shortstop back on Saturday. Yoenis CespedesOakland received a scare after Cespedes fell hard Wednesday night, injuring his thumb but x-rays ruled out a fracture. He is not in the A's lineup on Thursday and he could miss another few days.  Eric HosmerAfter getting hit by a pitch on his hand Sunday, Hosmer missed two games and returned Wednesday. However he had to leave the game early as he had decreased grip strength. Hosmer will likely miss a few more games until he's 100%.
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