St Louis 26.4.15
Wainwright exits with injury
St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright was forced to leave Saturday's game at Milwaukee after injuring his left leg while taking a swing at the plate. Wainwright stumbled out of the batter's box while fouling out to Brewers catcher Martin Maldonado in the fifth inning. The All-Star hurler then limped back to the visitor's dugout with the aid of the training staff and did not come back out to the mound for the bottom of the frame.
Mariners put Iwakuma on disabled list
The Seattle Mariners placed starter Hisashi Iwakuma on the 15-day disabled list on Friday. Iwakuma has been dealing with a right lat strain, which could be a reason behind his slow start to the season. In three starts, the 34-year-old righty has pitched to a 6.61 ERA and a 1.41 WHIP.
Joe Nathan needs Tommy John surgery
Detroit Tigers closer Joe Nathan will miss the remainder of the season because of a right elbow injury that will require Tommy John surgery. Nathan was placed on the disabled list during the opening week of the season with a strained right elbow and was pulled from a rehab assignment Wednesday. Further tests revealed a torn ulnar collateral ligament and flexor pronator tear. The 40-year-old right-hander faces an uncertain 2016. Because of the recovery time needed, he would be a 41-year-old free agent who wouldn't be ready to pitch in spring training.
Jake Lamb heads to DL
The Arizona Diamondbacks have placed third baseman Jake Lamb on the 15-day disabled list with a left foot stress reaction. The 24-year-old rookie had been one of the league's best hitters in the young season, producing a .414 batting average and .514 on-base percentage through 10 games after winning the third base job from Cuban slugger Yasmany Tomas in spring training.
Lucroy has fractured toe
Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy suffered a fractured toe during Monday's game against Cincinnati and on Tuesday was placed on the 15-day disabled list. Lucroy was hurt in the sixth inning of the 6-1 loss when a foul tip off the bat of Cincinnati's Zack Cozart hit him on the left toe. Lucroy is a career .282 hitter with 59 homers and 296 RBI in 619 big league games over six seasons, all with Milwaukee.
NY Mets 21.4.15
D'Arnaud, Blevins headed to DL
New York Mets catcher Travis d'Arnaud and pitcher Jerry Blevins are headed to the 15-day disabled list after both players were injured Sunday. The club announced Monday that the duo will be placed on the DL Tuesday before the Mets host the Atlanta Braves. D'Arnaud suffered a fractured pinky finger on his right hand. Blevins was struck by a liner on Sunday and was diagnosed with a distal radius fracture in his left arm.
St Louis 20.4.15
Grichuk placed on disabled list
The St. Louis Cardinals placed outfielder Randal Grichuk on the 15-day disabled list due to a lower back strain, retroactive to April 17. The 23-year-old first experienced back pain during spring training after lifting weights and was again working out when he started feeling soreness again on Friday. In 10 plate appearances for the Cardinals this year, Grichuk has two hits including a home run.
San Fran. 19.4.15
Peavy out with back strain
Jake Peavy's lingering back issues forced the struggling San Francisco Giants to place the veteran pitcher on the 15-day disabled list Saturday. Peavy had his season debut pushed back to last Sunday due to discomfort in his back. The Giants re-signed the 33-year-old former NL Cy Young Award winner to a two- year, $24 million contract in December. Peavy earned the deal by going 6-2 with a 2.17 ERA over 12 regular-season starts after being acquired by San Francisco from Boston in late July.
Rays place Beliveau on DL
The Tampa Bay Rays placed reliever Jeff Beliveau on the 15-day disabled list Friday due to soreness in his left shoulder. Beliveau, who posted a 2.63 ERA and one save in a career-best 30 appearances for the Rays in 2014, has been tagged for four runs and five hits over just 1 2/3 innings over his two most recent appearances.
Jose Reyes has cracked rib
Jose Reyes may be headed to the disabled list Friday after the Blue Jays learned their starting shortstop has been playing for almost a week with a cracked rib. Reyes was hurt last weekend against Baltimore and has tried to play through the pain. In 10 games this season, Reyes is batting .324 with three doubles and five runs batted in.
Stammen needs surgery
Washington Nationals reliever Craig Stammen has a torn flexor in his right forearm and will require surgery, manager Matt Williams announced Thursday. There is no date set for the surgery, and the timetable for his recovery will be decided on the extent of the tear.
The Nationals placed Stammen on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday with stiffness in his right forearm. The 31-year-old has appeared in five games this season, allowing two hits, walking three and striking out three over four innings.
NY Mets 16.4.15
Mets put Wright on DL
The New York Mets placed third baseman David Wright on the 15-day disabled list on Wednesday with a mild right hamstring strain. Wright underwent an MRI on Wednesday and received a cortisone shot. He is expected to resume baseball activities on Friday. Wright had started his 12th big-league season off on the right foot, hitting .333 with a home run, four RBI and two stolen bases over the first eight games.
Rios out indefinitely
Kansas City Royals outfielder Alex Rios is sidelined indefinitely with a fracture in his left hand. Rios suffered a non-displaced fracture of the fifth metacarpal in Monday's 12-3 win over Minnesota. The veteran is hitting .321 with one homer and eight RBI so far this season.
Marlins put Alvarez on disabled list
The Miami Marlins placed pitcher Henderson Alvarez on the 15-day disabled list Monday with right shoulder inflammation. Alvarez landed on the DL a day after allowing four runs and seven hits over five innings in an 8-5 loss to Tampa Bay.
Infielder Don Kelly and catcher Jeff Mathis were also placed on the 15-day DL after suffering injuries in Sunday's game. Kelly fractured a finger while fielding a ground ball and Mathis suffered a fractured right hand when he was struck by a foul tip.
Gomes out 6 to 8 weeks
The Cleveland Indians placed catcher Yan Gomes on the 15-day disabled list Sunday and said he could miss between six and eight weeks with a sprained knee ligament. Tests confirmed Gomes suffered a moderate sprain in the medial collateral ligament. Gomes was hurt in Saturday's loss to the Detroit Tigers when Rajai Davis slid into his right foot, which was planted on home plate, on a forceout.