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Major League Baseball
INJURIES | PLAYERS
American League | National League
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No injuries to report.
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Dustin Pedroia 2B Ques March 28 - Knee - 11/19/18 Pedroia is dealing with a problematic left knee that plagued him for most of the 2018 season. It is undetermined if he will be available for opening day against the Mariners.
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Steven Wright RP Out indefinitely - Knee - 11/12/18 Wright has offseason arthroscopic and debridement surgery conducted on his left knee and it is uncertain when he will return to the starting rotation.
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No injuries to report.
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Michael Kopech SP out for season - Elbow - 11/11/18 Kopech will likely miss the 2019 campaign after having Tommy John surgery in September 2018.
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Danny Salazar SP Ques March 28 - Shoulder - 12/10/18 Salazar is recovering from arthroscopic right shoulder surgery and it is undetermined if he will be available for opening day against the Twins.
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No injuries to report.
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Lance McCullers Jr. RP out for season - Elbow - 11/11/18 McCullers Jr. is expected to miss the 2019 season after having Tommy John surgery.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
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JC Ramirez SP Mid July - Elbow - 11/11/18 Ramirez had Tommy John surgery and is expected to be sidelined until the middle of July.
Keynan Middleton RP Mid July - Elbow - 11/11/18 Middleton is expected to be on the shelf until the middle of July after undergoing Tommy John surgery.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
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Michael Pineda SP Ques March 28 - Knee - 11/11/18 Pineda is recovering from meniscus and Tommy John surgery. His availability for the season opener against the Indians is murky.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Didi Gregorius SS Mid July - Elbow - 11/11/18 Gregorius required Tommy John surgery on his right elbow and is expected to be out until the middle of July.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Ben Heller RP Mid July - Elbow - 11/11/18 Heller is expected to be sidelined until the middle of July while he recovers from Tommy John surgery.
Jordan Montgomery SP Mid July - Elbow - 11/11/18 Montgomery had Tommy John surgery and is not expected to be back with the team until the middle of July.
CC Sabathia SP Elig April 3 - Suspension - 11/11/18 Sabathia has been suspended for the first five games of the 2019 season after throwing at a batter in September 2018. He will be allowed to pitch April 3 against the Tigers.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Jharel Cotton SP Mid July - Elbow - 11/11/18 Cotton underwent Tommy John surgery and will likely be sidelined until the middle of July.
Daniel Gossett SP out for season - Elbow - 11/11/18 Gossett is expected to miss the 2019 season after having Tommy John surgery.
Sean Manaea SP out for season - Shoulder - 11/11/18 Manaea is expected to be sidelined for the 2019 due to arthroscopic surgery on his shoulder.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
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Sam Tuivailala RP Early June - Achilles - 11/11/18 Tuivailala tore his right Achilles in August 2018 and is expected to be sidelined until the beginning of June.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
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Jose De Leon RP Ques March 28 - Elbow - 11/11/18 De Leon missed the entire 2018 while recovering from Tommy John surgery and it is unknown if he will be available for the season opener against the Astros.
Brent Honeywell SP Early June - Elbow - 12/10/18 Honeywell is on the mend from Tommy John surgery that forced him to miss the entire 2018 season. He is targeting a return to action by the beginning of June.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
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Troy Tulowitzki SS Ques March 28 - Heel - 11/19/18 Tulowitzki missed all of the 2018 season due to bone spurs in both heels. It is unknown if he will be available for the 2019 season opener against the Tigers.
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No injuries to report.
National League | American League
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
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Taijuan Walker SP Mid July - Elbow - 11/11/18 Walker had Tommy John surgery and is expected to be sidelined until the middle of July.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
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Grant Dayton RP Mid July - Elbow - 11/11/18 Dayton had Tommy John surgery and is not expected to join the team until the middle of July.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
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Brandon Morrow RP Ques March 28 - Elbow - 12/6/18 Morrow underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right elbow during the offseason and it is unclear if he will be available against the Rangers on opening day.
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Alex Blandino 2B Ques March 28 - Knee - 11/11/18 Blandino is recovering from surgery to repair a torn MCL and ACL in his right knee. His status for the season opener against the Pirates is unclear.
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Julian Fernandez RP Mid July - Elbow - 11/19/18 Fernandez underwent Tommy John surgery and will likely be out of game action until the middle of July.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
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Brent Suter SP Out indefinitely - Elbow - 11/11/18 Suter had Tommy John surgery on his left elbow and will likely need an extended absence to recover.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Travis d'Arnaud C Prob March 28 - Elbow - 11/11/18 d'Arnaud is expected to be ready for the season opener against the Nationals after undergoing Tommy John surgery.
Yoenis Cespedes LF Late July - Heel - 11/11/18 Cespedes had surgery on both of his heels and is unlikely to join the team until after the All-Star break.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
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Gregory Polanco RF Mid June - Shoulder - 11/11/18 Polanco had surgery for repair a dislocated left shoulder and labrum injury. He is expected to be ready to play around the middle of June.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Chad Kuhl SP out for season - Elbow - 11/11/18 Kuhl is expected to miss the 2019 season after having Tommy John surgery.
Edgar Santana RP out for season - Elbow - 11/11/18 Santana is expected to be out for the entire 2019 campaign after needing Tommy John surgery.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
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Buster Posey C Prob March 28 - Hip - 11/11/18 Posey is expected to be ready for the season opener against the Padres after having hip surgery.
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Johnny Cueto SP Out indefinitely - Elbow - 11/11/18 Cueto needed Tommy John surgery in August 2018 and it is unknown if he will be able to play at all in the 2019 season.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
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