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Rays Injury Update: Ryan Hanigan aiming for Friday return

Tampa Bay Rays catcher Ryan Hanigan is doing better and eyeing rehab games this week. He would like to rejoin the Rays on Friday after fully recovering from a oblique injury as reported by Marc Topkin.#Rays Hanigan (oblique) doing better, eyeing rehab games this week with @StoneCrabs, rejoin #Rays Friday— Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) July 29, 2014#452283158 / gettyimages.comHanigan...
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Angels Injury Update: Angels Wilson should return this week

The red-hot Los Angeles Angels are about to regain one of their best pitchers as Alden Gonzalez, the team's beat writer from MLB.com, reported C.J. Wilson has completed his rehab and is ready to pitch in the rotation.CJ Wilson looking like he'll be back in the #Angels' rotation this week. 5 1/3 IP, 2 ER, 4 H, 2 BB, 7 SO for Double-A Arkansas. 81 pitches.— Alden Gonzalez...
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MLB Injury Moves and Notes: July 28th

Plenty of activations over the past couple of days - many have already been covered, but here are the rest:TransactionsArizona Diamondbacks: activated C/INF Jordan Pacheco. The 28-year-old has been on the DL for the last month with shoulder tendonitis.Los Angeles Dodgers: activated SS Erisbel Arruebarena and optioned him to Class A Rancho Cucamonga. Arruebarena had been on a rehab...
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Angels Injury Update: C.J. Wilson, Josh Hamilton

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim pitcher C.J. Wilson will make a rehab start with Double-A Arkansas on Monday, reports Matthew DeFranks of MLB.com. Outfielder Josh Hamilton is also back in the lineup and starting in left field on Sunday after missing Saturday’s game with a sore left knee:#451711242 / gettyimages.comWilson was placed on the 15-day disabled list on July 11after spraining...
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Diamondbacks Injury Update: Brad Ziegler good to go

The Arizona Diamondbacks entered Saturday night's game against the Philadelphia Phillies with a 44-59 record, last in the National League West. At 26th in the Major Leagues in team ERA, the Diamonbacks have not had a lot of positives out of the pitching staff this season. One bright spot has been Brad Ziegler, who has been out since Wednesday after being hit by a line drive...
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Nationals Injury Update: Ryan Zimmerman could be out 6-8 weeks

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reports that the Nationals expect third baseman Ryan Zimmerman to be out 6-8 weeks with his strained right hamstring. Zimmerman suffered the injury running out a grounder on July 22.Talk among #Nationals is that Zimmerman will be out 6-8 weeks. Team could add 2B (with [Anthony] Rendon at 3B), but Rizzo long supportive of [Danny] Espinosa.— Ken Rosenthal...
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Mariners Injury Update: Endy Chavez scratched

The Seattle Mariners take on the Baltimore Orioles on Monday. Former Oriole, current Mariner Endy Chavez has been scratched from the lineup with a jammed pinky finger as reported by Roch Kubatko from masnsports.com.#452572026 / gettyimages.comChavez is out of the lineup with a jammed pinky finger. No word as to how he obtained the injury, but it may have happened during a head...
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Mets Injury Update: Daisuke Matsuzaka to DL

The New York Mets have placed pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka on the 15-day disabled list with an elbow injury, reports Caitlin Swieca of MLB.com:#452508460 / gettyimages.comMatsuzaka had some discomfort in his right elbow after pitching two innings in the Mets’ loss to the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday. He flew back to New York on Friday for an MRI before being placed on the disabled...
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Mets Injury Update: Daisuke Matsuzaka to have elbow examined

The New York Mets scored three runs in the ninth inning on Friday night to defeat the Milwaukee Brewers by the score of 3-2. Lucas Duda hit a two-run home run and David Wright had an RBI single in the ninth. The win improved the Mets to 49-54 on the season, fourth place in the National League East. The Mets are struggling offensively, but are hanging tough with a pitching staff...
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Nationals Injury Update: Matt Purke transferred to 60-day DL

The Washington Nationals transferred left-handed pitcher Matt Purke to the 60-day DL, activated outfielder Eury Perez from the DL and optioned him to Triple-A Syracuse. Purke underwent Tommy John surgery May 29, and is out for the season. Perez fractured his toe in April.Matt Purke (by Don De Jong)  via Wiki Commons Purke, 23, was the Rangers first round draft pick in 2009 but...
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Nationals Injury Update: Ryan Zimmerman on DL with strained hamstring

The Washington Nationals have announced that they have placed third baseman Ryan Zimmerman on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring suffered in Tuesday night's win over the Colorado Rockies. They have recalled infielder Zach Walters from Triple-A Syracuse to take Zimmerman's spot on the roster.The #Nats have recalled INF Zach Walters & placed Ryan...
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Yankees Injury Update: Kelly Johnson placed on DL

The New York Yankees announced Wednesday afternoon that they have placed utility man Kelly Johnson on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left groin suffered in Tuesday night's win over the Texas Rangers. The have called up right-handed pitcher Chris Leroux from Triple-A Scranton-Wilkes Barre to fill in Johnson's roster spot.#Yankees place INF Kelly Johnson on 15-day...
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Mets Injury Update: Scott Rice, Ruben Tejada

The New York Mets are having another poor season. They are 47-53 and are sitting in fourth place in the National League East. Mets lefty Scott Rice will undergo season ending elbow surgery and shortstop Ruben Tejada's left hand is still swollen, however, he does not need X-Rays on it.#494470549 / gettyimages.comScott RiceRice has pitched in 32 games and 13.2 innings this...
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Diamondbacks Injury Update: Cody Ross to DL

The Arizona Diamondbacks right fielder Cody Ross is back on the 15-day disabled list once again, this time because of a left calf strain.#488771139 / gettyimages.comAfter leading off the bottom of the second with a single on Saturday night, he felt his calf pull and he was headed toward first base. Ross later claimed that he did not know how he could have made it to home plate....
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Tigers Injury Update: Joel Hanrahan, Andy Dirks

The Detroit Tigers bullpen woes have continued this season as they lost 5-4 Tuesday night with the bullpen blowing the game. Reliever Joel Hanrahan has been recovering from the dreaded Tommy John surgery and Tigers fans could not wait for him to help the bullpen. However, Joel Hanrahan has been shut down after his bullpen session. There is good news with Tigers outfielder Andy...
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Orioles Injury Update: Manny Machado sits with back issue

The Baltimore Orioles defeated the Los Angeles Angels for the second straight game with a 4-2 decision last night. The win improved the Orioles to 55-44, first in the American League East. Miguel Gonzalez allowed just two earned runs on three hits in 7 2/3 innings to pick up the win. Jonathan Schoop and J.J. Hardy each had two hits for the Orioles, who were without Manny Machado...
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Brewers Injury Update: Scooter Gennett exits with tight quad

The Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday by the score of 4-3. Jonathan Lucroy went 2-for-4 with two home runs, one a walk-off home run off of Sam LeCure. The win, which was the second straight for the Brewers over the Reds, improved the Brewers to 56-45 on the season. There is a bit of concern on the injury front, as second baseman Scooter Gennett had to...
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Twins Injury Update: Kyle Gibson, Byron Buxton, Ricky Nolasco

Minnesota Twins right-hander Kyle Gibson will not make his start Wednesday because of back stiffness, reports Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com. Bollinger tweeted Gibson's scratch and the news that Anthony Swarzak will take the mound in his place:Kyle Gibson is scratched tomorrow with back stiffness. Anthony Swarzak will start in his place.— Rhett Bollinger (@RhettBollinger) July...
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Reds Injury Update: Zack Cozart, Logan Ondrusek

Cincinnati Reds shortstop Zack Cozart was forced out of Tuesday night's loss to the Milwaukee Brewers after being hit by a Jimmy Nelson pitch on the right hand. John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports that X-rays were negative but Cozart is unlikely to play Wednesday. Fay also reports that right-handed reliever Logan Ondrusek has been placed on the DL with a strained right...
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Athletics Injury Update: Josh Reddick activated

The Oakland A's entered Tuesday night's game against the Houston Astros with a record of 61-37, first in the American League East. The A's have been a powerhouse both offensively and on the mound all season, ranked second in runs scored and third in ERA. The offense should get even better, with the return of veteran outfielder Josh Reddick, who has been out with an...
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Rangers Injury Update: Alex Rios expected to return by Thursday

The Texas Rangers lost to the New York Yankees on Tuesday by the score of 2-1, in 14 innings. The loss dropped the Rangers to 40-60, last in the American League West. The Rangers, who are 29th in the league in ERA, allowed only two runs, but the offense left eight men on base. On the injury front, Alex Rios is expected to return Thursday from a right ankle injury he suffered on...
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Nationals Injury Update: Ryan Zimmerman exits game with leg injury

Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman pulled up while running out an RBI grounder in the sixth inning of Tuesday night's game against the Colorado Rockies (video below). Zimmerman, who is hitting .326/.394/.539 with three homers and 20 RBI in the last 24 games, walked off the field under his own power. Danny Espinosa came in to pinch run and play second base with Anthony ...
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Yankees Injury Update: Mark Teixeira, Masahiro Tanaka

New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira could return to the lineup as early as Thursday, maybe Friday, according to the Yankees Injury Report. In fact, general manager Brian Cashman has stated that he has a "low-level" concern for Texieira's lat strain, indicating that Teixeira is nearly ready. The news is not as good, though, for rookie pitcher Masahiro Tanaka...
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Phillies Injury Update: John Mayberry Jr. placed on DL

The Philadelphia Phillies entered tonight's game against the San Francisco Giants entrenched in last place in the National League East with a record of 43-56. The Phillies, who are 26th in the Major Leagues in runs scored, banged out 14 hits, but left 11 men on base. One player which may provide a spark to the offense is power-hitting right hander Darin Ruf, who has been called...
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Cubs Injury Update: Emilio Bonifacio activated, Darwin Barney DFA

The Chicago Cubs have activated second baseman/center fielder Emilio Bonifacio from the disabled list and, to make room for him, designated second baseman Darwin Barney for assignment. Barney's DFA answers the question of what the Cubs will do with Arismendy Alcantara when Bonifacio returns.MLB.com's Cubs beat writer Carrie Muskat announced the news Tuesday afternoon....
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