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Cubs Injury Update: Addison Russell shut down in AFL but 'perfectly healthy'

Chicago Cub fans, do not fear. The shutdown of shortstop Addison Russell has nothing to do with injury. The Cubs simply felt that he needed some rest. Therefore, Thursday's contest with the Mesa Solar Sox of the Arizona Fall League was Russell's last game of 2014.Russell played in 11 AFL games, but he hit only .196 while playing mainly shortstop and designated hitter, but...
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Nationals Injury Update: Taylor Jordan has bone chips removed from elbow

Nationals right-hander Taylor Jordan had surgery to remove bone chips from his right elbow in September and should be ready by spring training, according to Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post.#488106749 / gettyimages.comJordan, 25, made five starts in April for the Nationals (0-3, 5.63 ERA) and was sent to Triple-A Syracuse when Doug Fister was activated. After only two starts...
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Giants Injury Update: Tim Lincecum 'good to go' after clean MRI

Giants right hander Tim Lincecum, who left a relief appearance in Game 2 of the World Series, underwent an MRI that came back clean, reports Alex Pavlovic of the San Jose Mercury News. Lincecum will throw before game time to test his sore lower back, but manager Bruce Bochy anticipates he'll be available.Lincecum made his first 2014 postseason appearance in Game 2, getting...
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UPDATED: Cardinals Injury Update: Adam Wainwright has cartilage trimmed in his elbow

The Cardinals have known for a while that right-hander Adam Wainwright's elbow was not 100%, and the team already planned to limit his work in 2015. After seeking a second opinion, Wainwright had a surgical procedure on his right elbow on Friday, according to Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.UPDATE: 10/24/2014 5:15 p.m. The Cardinals clarified that it was cartilage...
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Cardinals Injury Update: Adam Wainwright has ligament trimmed

The Cardinals have known for a while that right-hander Adam Wainwright's elbow was not 100%, and the team already planned to limit his work in 2015. After seeking a second opinion, Wainwright had his right elbow ligament "trimmed," on Friday, according to Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.The procedure addressed the irritation on the backside of his pitching...
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Royals Injury Update: Omar Infante feeling better with strong painkillers

Royals second baseman Omar Infante has been dealing with shoulder pain for months now and according to Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star, began taking oral doses of the pain-killing drug Toradol during the ALCS. As noted by Craig Calcaterra of Hardball Talk, Toradol is both powerful and controversial.During the 2014 postseason, Infante, 32, has gone 8 for 35 (.229/.300/...
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Tigers Injury Update: Miguel Cabrera has surgery for bone spurs, stress fracture

Generally regarded as the best hitter on the planet, two-time MVP Miguel Cabrera underwent surgery to repair bone spurs in his right ankle and a stress fracture in his foot, reports Chris Iott of mlive.com. The Tigers announced that the first baseman will be reevaluated in late January, about three weeks before the start of spring training.The ankle surgery was not unexpected...
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Twins Injury Update: Chris Colabello to have troublesome thumb examined

The Minnesota Twins struggled to their fourth consecutive season with 70 or less wins. The downfall for the Twins was a pitching staff that was 29th in the Major Leagues in ERA at 4.57. The offense was a bright spot, ranked seventh in the league in runs scored. One player who could make an impact next season is Chris Colabello, who played much of the season with an injured thumb...
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Athletics Injury Update: Brandon Moss recovering from hip surgery

The Oakland A's won 88 games during the 2014 season, but lost in the AL Wild Card game to the Kansas City Royals. The A's were fourth in runs scored and third in ERA. Injuries were not a major factor this season, as six players appeared in over 120 games. There were some injury concerns though, as Brandon Moss battled hip injuries, but word has it he is recovering nicely...
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Dodgers Injury Update: Dan Haren undergoes shoulder surgery

The Los Angeles Dodgers won 94 games and the National League West division title in 2014, but lost to the Cardinals in the NLDS in five games. Entering the off season ranked sixth in the Major Leagues in ERA and runs scored, the Dodgers have little to do this winter to improve the team other than stay healthy. On the injury front, pitcher Dan Haren underwent arthroscopic surgery...
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Giants Injury Update: Tim Lincecum exits World Series with injury

With two outs in the eighth inning, former starter Tim Lincecum exited game two of the World Series with what originally appeared to be a leg injury.  This rough season has continued.  #456341936 / gettyimages.comTim Lincecum leaves the game with trainer Dave Groeschner | 2 outs and nobody on. Further updates coming. Now pitching, Santiago Casilla— #OctoberTogether (@SFGiants...
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Yankees Injury Update: C.C. Sabathia expects to pitch full season in 2015

The New York Yankees finished the 2014 season with 84 wins, their lowest win total since they won 79 when Derek Jeter was a 21-year old phenom back in 1995. At 20th in the Major Leagues in runs scored and 18th in ERA, the Yankees look to improve in both areas next season in order to compete for a playoff spot in the American League. One player who could help solidify the staff is...
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Red Sox Injury Update: Rusney Castillo day to day in AFL with bruised thumb

The Boston Red Sox won just 71 games in 2014 following a World Series Championship in 2013. At 18th in the Major Leagues in runs scored and 23rd in team ERA, the Red Sox need improvement in both phases of the game next season to compete for a playoff spot. One player the Red Sox are keeping an eye on this off season is Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo, who is currently listed as...
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Royals Injury Update: James Shields passed a kidney stone

Right hander James Shields, who is scheduled to start Game 1 of the World Series, struggled for several days with a health problem that was only revealed in a press conference after the Royals swept the Baltimore Orioles in the ALCS, according to Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star.Shields began to feel back pain on Sunday, Oct 5, and it continued through the ALCS, with a CT...
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Cardinals Injury Update: Jon Jay, Adam Wainwright, Michael Wacha

The St. Louis Cardinals won 90 games and a National League Central division title this season, but lost in five games in the NLCS to the San Francisco Giants. The Cardinals look to improve upon an offense which was 23rd in the Major Leagues in runs scored. One player that figures to be a big piece to the puzzle is center fielder Jon Jay, who had surgery on his left wrist. There...
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Cardinals Injury Update: Jon Jay, Adam Wainwright, Michael Wacha

The St. Louis Cardinals won 90 games and a National League Central division title this season, but lost in five games in the NLCS to the San Francisco Giants. The Cardinals look to improve upon an offense which was 23rd in the Major Leagues in runs scored. One player that figures to be a big piece to the puzzle is center fielder Jon Jay, who had surgery on his left wrist. There...
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Mariners Injury Update: Taijuan Walker done for the AFL

Although Taijuan Walker was scratched from his Arizona Fall League start, MLB.com's Greg Johns is reporting that the Seattle Mariners top prospect is completely healthy.  He has simply decided that he will not to pitch anymore this fall. #454690106 / gettyimages.comGeneral Manager Jack Zduriencik confirmed that Walker is shutting himself down and focused on his bright future...
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Giants Injury Update: Tim Lincecum dealing with stiff neck

Right-hander Tim Lincecum didn’t go through a full workout Saturday because he woke up with a stiff neck, according to Alex Pavlovic. However, Lincecum is on the roster for the World Series and the Giants don't think his discomfort is serious.Lincecum has yet to pitch in the 2014 postseason, though Giants manager Bruce Bochy said he would have pitched the 19th inning in...
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Royals Injury Update: Kyle Zimmer leaves AFL start after one inning

Kyle Zimmer has the talent to be the next star pitcher for the Kansas City Royals.  He is currently pitching in the Arizona Fall League and is showing why he is such a highly rated prospect as he leads the league with 14 strikeouts after his first two starts.  Today he made his third start of the fall and lasted only one inning before being removed.  Bernie Pleskoff is reporting...
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Tigers Injury Update: Jose Iglesias should be ready for spring

When Alex Gonzalez is a team's best option to start at shortstop on opening day, it could be a long year at the position.  But that is the situation that the Detroit Tigers were placed in when starting shortstop, Jose Iglesias went down with injuries to both shins that caused him to miss the entire season.#175339198 / gettyimages.com Craig Calcaterra of NBCsports has reported...
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Rangers Injury Update: Tanner Scheppers 'feels great' in bullpen session

Although he had never started a game in his major league career, Tanner Scheppers was named the Texas Rangers opening day starter to start 2014. Being named the day one starter was the high point of his season.  He has hit hard in four starts and then moved back to the bullpen.  Later elbow troubles, landed him on the disabled list. #451385778 / gettyimages.comBut heading into...
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Red Sox Injury Update: Mike Napoli will have surgery to address sleep apnea

Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli will undergo surgery for sleep apnea on November 4 according to Rob Bradford of WEEI.com.  Despite missing significant time in the 2014 season for injuries to his finger, toe and back, this is the only surgical procedure scheduled.Napoli told WEEI.com that he has ‘been deal with sleep apnea for a long time’ and that other medical interventions...
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Cardinals Injury Update: Yadier Molina not able to pinch hit

The St Louis Cardinals suffered a loss to the San Francisco Giants last night 6-3, ending their bid for the World Series.  The Cardinals only won one of the five games played during the American League Championship Series due in large part to the oblique injury suffered by star catcher Yadier Molina during game two Sunday.Molina suffered a strained left oblique after hitting...
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Rangers Rumors: Rangers decline option on Alex Rios

The Texas Rangers struggled to 67 wins in 2014 and finished 31 games behind the Los Angeles Angels in the American League West. Injuries were a huge contributor to the dismal season which featured an offense that was 17th in runs scored and a pitching staff that was 28th in ERA. One player who was plagued with injuries was outfielder Alex Rios, who will become a free agent after...
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Astros Injury Update: Carlos Correa should be fully recovered by spring training

Although the Houston Astros finished the 2014 season with a record of 70-92 and 28 games out in the American League West, there was marked improvement of the 51-win team of 2013. This off season the Astros look for ways to improve an offense that was 21st in runs scored and a staff that was 25th in ERA. One promising prospect who could help the Astros in the not too distant future...
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