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Aaron Gleeman

  1. Phillies let Jonathan Pettibone opt against shoulder surgery

    May 22, 2014, 2:14 PM EDT

    Philadelphia Phillies v Detroit Tigers

    Phillies right-hander Jonathan Pettibone is on the Triple-A disabled list with a shoulder injury that dates back to last season and team doctors recently diagnosed him with a partially torn labrum, but he’s decided against having surgery.

  2. Grady Sizemore’s comeback has hit a snag

    May 22, 2014, 1:19 PM EDT

    Grady Sizemore Red Sox

    Grady Sizemore’s comeback was a helluva story when he made the Red Sox out of spring training and hit a home run in his second at-bat of the season, but unfortunately things haven’t been going so well lately.

  3. Santiago Casilla hustled his way to the disabled list

    May 22, 2014, 12:45 PM EDT

    Santiago Casilla Giants

    Last night Giants reliever Santiago Casilla came up to bat in the ninth inning of a 5-1 game, hit a ground ball, and ran as hard as he possibly could to first base … and then tripped over the bag and fell down after tweaking his hamstring.

  4. Angels send struggling Hector Santiago to the minors

    May 22, 2014, 11:48 AM EDT

    Hector Santiago

    Hector Santiago was supposed to be a big part of the Angels’ rotation when they acquired him from the White Sox in a three-team trade this offseason, but instead he pitched his way into a move to the bullpen two weeks ago and now they’ve demoted him to Triple-A.

  5. Royals demote Mike Moustakas to Triple-A

    May 22, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

    moustakas getty

    One week ago Royals manager Ned Yost said he was sticking with third baseman Mike Moutakas despite a ghastly .147 batting average. Today the Royals demoted Moustakas to Triple-A.

  6. Orioles have no timetable yet for Matt Wieters’ return

    May 22, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

    Pittsburgh Pirates v Baltimore Orioles - Game Two

    Orioles catcher Matt Wieters won’t be ready to come off the disabled list when eligible on May 26 and Brittany Ghiroli of MLB.com reports that there’s still no timetable for his return from an elbow injury that may eventually require surgery.

  7. Dodgers place Juan Uribe on the disabled list

    May 21, 2014, 5:37 PM EDT

    Atlanta Braves v Los Angeles Dodgers - Game Four

    Juan Uribe left last night’s game with a strained hamstring and the Dodgers have placed the third baseman on the disabled list. To replace him on the roster they called up Erisbel Arruebarrena, a Triple-A shortstop who was signed out of Cuba for $25 million this offseason.

  8. Felix Doubront hurt his shoulder on a car door

    May 21, 2014, 4:39 PM EDT

    World Series - Boston Red Sox v St Louis Cardinals - Game Four

    Red Sox left-hander Felix Doubront exited last night’s start with a shoulder injury, saying afterward: “I couldn’t feel my shoulder.” And now the Red Sox revealed that Doubront suffered the injury from hitting his shoulder on a car door.

  9. Reds place Joey Votto on the disabled list, activate Jay Bruce

    May 21, 2014, 3:50 PM EDT

    Division Series - San Francisco Giants v Cincinnati Reds - Game Five

    Cincinnati got relatively good news on Joey Votto’s injury, which turned out to be a quadriceps strain rather than the feared significant knee problem, but the former MVP is still headed for the disabled list.

  10. Chris Sale cleared to rejoin the White Sox’s rotation

    May 21, 2014, 3:12 PM EDT

    Chris Sale

    White Sox ace Chris Sale has been cleared to come off the disabled list after missing the past month with a sore left flexor muscle. Dan Hayes of CSNChicago.com reports that Sale will start tomorrow night against the Yankees.

  11. Alex Guerrero could miss five weeks after having part of his ear bitten off by Miguel Olivo

    May 21, 2014, 1:02 PM EDT

    Alex Guerrero Dodgers

    Danny Knobler of ESPN Los Angeles reports that Dodgers prospect Alex Guerrero could miss five weeks following yesterday’s dugout altercation in which Triple-A teammate Miguel Olivo bit off part of his ear.

  12. Francisco Liriano goes from Comeback Player of the Year to winless after 10 starts

    May 21, 2014, 12:12 PM EDT

    liriano getty

    Twins fans have seen this before from Francisco Liriano and now Pirates fans are seeing it too. Great. Terrible. Great. Terrible. Repeat as needed.

  13. Cliff Lee diagnosed with strained elbow, pitched through pain for several weeks

    May 21, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT

    Cliff Lee

    In what qualifies as relatively good news considering they sent him for MRI exam, the Phillies have placed left-hander Cliff Lee on the disabled list with a flexor strain of his elbow.

  14. Joe Girardi on CC Sabathia’s injury: “There’s always that possibility a player may not make it back”

    May 21, 2014, 10:40 AM EDT

    CC Sabathia

    CC Sabathia is out until at least July with a right knee injury, but as more details emerge about the stem cell treatment he received it’s clear that the Yankees really have no firm idea of when he’ll be back on the mound.

  15. Masahiro Tanaka lost last night for the first time in 639 days

    May 21, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

    Masahiro Tanaka

    In between losses Masahiro Tanaka made 42 starts for the Golden Eagles and Yankees, going 34-0.

  16. Matt Harvey wants to pitch in August, but Mets GM Sandy Alderson isn’t going to let him

    May 21, 2014, 9:55 AM EDT

    harvey getty

    Mets right-hander Matt Harvey spoke to Tom Verducci of the Sports Illustrated about his recovery from Tommy John elbow surgery and said he wanted to return to the majors in August to make 5-7 starts down the stretch, but general manager Sandy Alderson quickly made it clear that the team isn’t going to let that happen.

  17. Felix Doubront: “I couldn’t feel my shoulder”

    May 21, 2014, 9:28 AM EDT

    Los Angeles Dodgers v Boston Red Sox

    Red Sox left-hander Felix Doubront exited last night’s start against the Blue Jays in the fifth inning with what the team called shoulder fatigue and afterward he told reporters: “I couldn’t feel my shoulder. It was weird. I felt weird.”

  18. Kurt Suzuki hit an inside-the-park homer that wasn’t an inside-the-park homer

    May 21, 2014, 9:01 AM EDT

    Kurt Suzuki Twins

    Twins catcher Kurt Suzuki hit an inside-the-park home run last night against the Padres, except here’s the thing: It wasn’t.

  19. Jose Fernandez admits to pitching through soreness before needing Tommy John surgery

    May 20, 2014, 5:20 PM EDT

    jose fernandez getty

    Marlins ace Jose Fernandez just told Manny Navarro of the Miami Herald that he experienced elbow soreness in his second-to-last start, but continued to pitch through it and then made one more start before being shut down on the way to season-ending Tommy John surgery.

  20. Rangers demote J.P. Arencibia to Triple-A

    May 20, 2014, 4:46 PM EDT

    J.P. Arencibia

    Earlier this week Rangers catcher J.P. Arencibia spoke out about what he believed was unfair treatment by the Toronto media back when he was with the Blue Jays, suggesting that “the media made me out to be a monster” and that played a part in his being let go.

  21. Prince Fielder scratched from lineup again with herniated disk

    May 20, 2014, 4:16 PM EDT

    Prince Fielder

    Prince Fielder’s consecutive games played streak ended up 547 over the weekend when he missed back-to-back games with a herniated disk in his neck, but the Rangers first baseman is back in the lineup tonight against the Mariners.

  22. Mariners sign Todd Coffey

    May 20, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT

    Oakland Athletics v Los Angeles Dodgers

    Bob Dutton of the Tacoma News Tribune reports that the Mariners have signed right-hander Todd Coffey to a minor-league contract.

  23. White Sox lose closer Matt Lindstrom to ankle tendon injury

    May 20, 2014, 3:15 PM EDT

    Matt Lindstrom

    White Sox closer Matt Lindstrom injured his ankle fielding a bunt in the ninth inning last night and now he’s been placed on the disabled list with what the team is calling a sublexing peroneal tendon.

  24. Mariners place Corey Hart on the disabled list, call up .376-hitting Nick Franklin

    May 20, 2014, 2:40 PM EDT

    Nick Franklin Getty

    Corey Hart is headed to the disabled list with a strained left hamstring and the Mariners have replaced him on the roster by recalling Nick Franklin from Triple-A.

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