Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: All-Scar Team
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: All-Scar Team

This article is part of our Fantasy Baseball Injury Report series.

As the MLB takes a break to celebrate its stars, I break from my traditional format and examine a more dubious group of individuals. For eight years now I have selected the MLB "All-Scar" team comprised of players that have left fantasy owners short-handed or in some cases empty handed as the year has progressed.

CATCHER

AL - Gary Sanchez

A serious of minor calf issue limited Sanchez early, but it was a recent groin injury that warranted his inclusion on the team. He has not played since straining his groin on June 24, though he is progressing through his rehab. He's hoping to complete a rehab assignment while the Yankees are on break and has a realistic chance to be back when the team reconvenes for an interleague Subway Series against the Mets.

NL - Travis d'Arnaud

The Mets catcher insures the All-Scar backstop tandem has a Big Apple flare. D'Arnaud played four games before suffering a torn ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) in his elbow. He opted for Tommy John surgery and is targeting an early 2019 return.

FIRST BASE

AL - Miguel Cabrera

The former American League MVP has been lost for the season after rupturing his biceps tendon in mid-June. The 35-year-old also missed time with a hamstring strain and battled lower back pain as he continue to show signs that his age and career workload are catching up to him at last.

NL - Wil Myers

San Diego's first baseman has been productive when healthy but

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Jeff Stotts
Jeff Stotts works as a Certified Athletic Trainer (MAT, ATC, PES, CES). He won the 2011 Best Fantasy Football Article in Print from the Fantasy Sports Trade Association.
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