Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer is suffering from a hamstring strain, a fickle injury that should be monitored.
The Texas Rangers are down two pitchers with the additions of Corey Kluber and Jose Leclerc to the 45-day injured list.
Justin Verlander will miss an extended period of time with a forearm strain, while other players and teams battle COVID-19 outbreaks.
Protecting the long-term health of star players will be paramount in the shortened season, so expect the Mets to be conservative with Jacob deGrom’s tight back.
Jeff Stotts is back to help navigate the upcoming season and make sense of injuries in extremely unusual circumstances, starting with how Aaron Judge is faring in New York.
Jeff Stotts thinks it’s possible Kris Bryant, who suffered an ankle injury over the weekend, might sit the remainder of the season depending on the Cubs’ success over the next few games.
Mike Trout will have season-ending surgery on a neuroma in his foot, but Jeff Stotts expects him to be back to full strength in time for 2020 drafts.
The Cubs currently are managing a number of injuries, most notably to Javier Baez who will be sidelined indefinitely with a hairline fracture of his left thumb.
Jeff Stotts suggests fantasy owners needing a boost in stolen bases should plug Adalberto Mondesi back into lineups immediately, as his return to action has started with a bang.
Jeff Stotts breaks down this week’s MLB injuries, starting with Cardinals outfielder Jose Martinez, who will begin a rehab assignment Monday as a DH for Double-A Memphis.
Jeff Stotts notes this time of year, it’s often Mother Nature who’s responsible for injuries at the ballpark, as this week Minnesota’s Max Kepler had to be removed from a game for a heat related illness.
Jeff Stotts says Boston pitcher David Price could try throwing over the next few days but remains without a definitive timeframe while he deals with a cyst on his wrist.
After a collision with the outfield wall, Byron Buxton has a shoulder subluxation and is expected back sometime around late August or early September.
Jeff Stotts believes Rangers slugger Joey Gallo’s fantasy value will take a hit even once he returns to the lineup following surgery to repair a broken wrist.
Jeff Stotts notes that Cole Hamels was in the middle of a bounce-back season before he was sidelined with an oblique strain.
Jeff Stotts notes that the Nationals’ medical staff is taking a proactive approach to Max Scherzer's back treatment, using the IL to buy him ample rest.
During the All-Star break, Jeff Stotts puts together his annual list of players who have frustrated fantasy owners due to injury or illness, such as White Sox catcher Welington Castillo.
After having appeared in just nine games this season, Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton is sidelined once again, this time with a sprained PCL in his right knee.
Jeff Stotts explains Cardinals reliever Jordan Hicks’ triceps tendinitis, which occurred in his throwing arm, and suggests fantasy owners plan for a possible trip to the IL for Hicks.
Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard is on the 10-day IL after suffering a right hamstring strain over the weekend.
Jeff Stotts checks in with the latest MLB injuries, including surgery for the Mariners outfielder Mitch Haniger and frequent back spasms for Boston’s J.D. Martinez.
Look for Rangers slugger Joey Gallo to miss at least two to three weeks while he recovers from a strained oblique.
Four key Astros players, including Jose Altuve, have missed time this year with hamstring strains of varying degrees.
Jeff Stotts recommends having a replacement option readily available in case Cubs shortstop Javier Baez isn’t quickly back in action.
Mets pitcher Steven Matz is on the IL with nerve discomfort in his arm, and although he’s eligible to return this week, Jeff Stotts cautions that he’s a risky player moving forward.
Jeff Stotts examines the injuries of key Washington players Trea Turner, Juan Soto and Anthony Rendon.
Jeff Stotts says that one of the league’s top prospects could miss a significant amount of time after injuring his leg during a freak play on Sunday.
Jeff Stotts details yet another Yankee injury, as outfielder Aaron Judge is out for at least six weeks with an oblique strain.
Cleveland will be without Mike Clevinger for at least 60 days as he was placed on the injured list for a strain of his right teres major muscle.
The Yankees have sent 11 players to the injured list since the beginning of the season, including third baseman Miguel Andujar, who’s out with an injured shoulder.