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Injury Report: August 24

As the playoffs near, injury decisions become more important.

Welcome to this week’s Injury Report! As the fantasy playoffs draw near, we will be shifting our focus away from deep-dive injury news. We will make sure all your injury worries are answered by a return date and the worry-o-meter rating. 

 

Ian Anderson – Right Shoulder Inflammation 

 

Ian Anderson’s rehab assignment has gone well. Look for him to return this week/weekend. 

Return Date: 5-7 days

Worry-o-meter: 1

 

Willson Contreras – Knee Sprain

 

Willson Contreras has started catching lately. He could return at the end of this week. 

Return Date: 5-7 days

Worry-o-meter: 1

 

Nico Hoerner – Oblique Strain

 

Nico Hoerner suffered a setback with his rehab assignment. This will prolong his absence by a week or two. 

Return Date: Early/Mid September 

Worry-o-meter: 4

 

Yasmani Grandal – Knee Tendon Tear

 

Yasmani Grandal is expected to stay on rehab assignment through Thursday. We are looking at Grandal to return this weekend. I’m a little worried about Grandal’s performance after he returns. 

Return Date: 5-7 days

Worry-o-meter: 2

 

Carlos Rodon – Shoulder Fatigue 

 

Carlos Rodon has a chance to return by the end of this week. Fairly concerned about his performance moving forward, proceed with caution. 

Return Date: 3-5 days

Worry-o-meter: 4

 

Jesse Winker – Intercostal Strain 

 

Jesse Winker has not resumed baseball activities since landing on the IL. We are looking at a minimum of two weeks before he returns. 

Return Date: Early/Mid September 

Worry-o-meter: 6

 

Shane Bieber – Subscapularis Strain

 

Shane Bieber threw a 25 pitch bullpen. The best case at this point is that he returns as a reliever for the regular season. 

Return Date: 3-4 weeks

Worry-o-meter: 6

 

Aaron Civale – Finger Sprain 

 

Aaron Civale pitched two scoreless innings on a rehab assignment. Civale should return in the next 10-14 days. 

Return Date: 5-7 days

Worry-o-meter: 2

 

Matthew Boyd – Tricep Tendinitis 

 

Matthew Boyd is scheduled to pitch his last rehab assignment on Tuesday. 

Return Date: 5-7 days

Worry-o-meter: 1

 

Alex Bregman – Quad Strain

 

Alex Bregman is expected to be re-evaluated Tuesday. Here’s hoping he can return this week. At this point, it is tough to tell. 

Return Date: 5-7 days

Worry-o-meter: 3

 

José Urquidy – Shoulder Discomfort

 

José Urquidy is nearing the end of his rehab assignment. Very positive reports coming out of Houston. Expect Urquidy to return within the next week. 

Return Date: 5-7 days

Worry-o-meter: 5

 

Alex Cobb – Wrist Inflammation

 

Alex Cobb will be shut down indefinitely after suffering a setback. I don’t expect him to return during the fantasy season. 

Return Date: Late September

Worry-o-meter: 7

 

Patrick Sandoval – Lumbar Stress Fracture 

 

Expect Patrick Sandoval to be out for the rest of the fantasy season. 

Return Date: 6-8 weeks

Worry-o-meter: 7

 

Mike Trout – Calf Strain

 

There has been some smoke that Mike Trout could return in the next couple of weeks. This has been the most frustrating injury of the season. I’m hopeful, but not confident that Trout will return this season. 

Return Date: 2 weeks

Worry-o-meter: 7

 

Mookie Betts – Hip Bone Spur 

 

Mookie Betts is expected to be activated off the IL on Thursday. 

Return Date: Thursday

Worry-o-meter: 2

 

Clayton Kershaw – Elbow Inflammation

 

Clayton Kershaw is expected to throw off a mound this week. We are looking at Kershaw to return in the next 3-4 weeks. 

Return Date: 3-4 weeks

Worry-o-meter: 7

 

Pablo Lopez – Shoulder Strain

 

Pablo Lopez threw three no-hit innings on his rehab assignment. I’m expecting Lopez to return in the next 10-14 days. 

Return Date: 2 weeks

Worry-o-meter: 3

 

Byron Buxton – Hand Fracture 

 

Byron Buxton is doing well on his rehab assignment. I’m expecting him to return this week. 

Return Date: 3-5 days

Worry-o-meter: 1

 

Kenta Maeda – Forearm Tightness 

 

Kenta Maeda’s season is in jeopardy after hitting the IL with forearm tightness. 

Return Date: 4-6 weeks

Worry-o-meter: 9

 

Jacob deGrom – Forearm Tightness 

 

Expect Jacob deGrom to be shut down for the rest of the season. At this point, I’m hopeful that deGrom can be at full health for 2022. 

Return Date: 2022

Worry-o-meter: 10

 

Noah Syndergaard – Tommy John

 

Noah Syndergaard is expected to begin a rehab assignment this week. Don’t expect many quality innings from Syndergaard this season. 

Return Date: 4-6 weeks

Worry-o-meter: 7

 

Domingo German – Shoulder Inflammation 

 

Domingo German suffered a setback after a bullpen. I’m expecting German to return in 2-3 weeks.

Return Date: 2-3 weeks

Worry-o-meter: 5

 

Corey Kluber – Shoulder Strain 

 

Corey Kluber is nearing his return after a successful start to his rehab assignment. 

Return Date: Early/Mid September

Worry-o-meter: 3

 

Gleyber Torres – Thumb Sprain 

 

Gleyber Torres should go out on a rehab assignment this week. He is nearing a return.

Return Date: 2-3 weeks

Worry-o-meter: 3

 

Yu Darvish – Back Spasm 

 

Yu Darvish is expected to be activated for the series against the Dodgers. 

Return Date: 3-5 days

Worry-o-meter: 1

 

Dylan Carlson – Wrist Sprain 

 

Dylan Carlson is expected to be activated Tuesday. Start with confidence. 

Return Date: Tuesday

Worry-o-meter: 2

 

George Springer – Knee Sprain

 

George Springer is nearing a return. Expect him to be back in the next 10-14 days. 

Return Date: 10-14 days

Worry-o-meter: 3

 

Thanks for reading! As always, if there is someone else you have a question about, leave me a comment or find me on Twitter or Instagram (@JakeRobinsonDPT). I will get to them as I’m able to. Be sure to check back next week for the latest injury report!

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Jake Robinson

What's up, everyone! I'm Jake, and I (painfully) love all things with Texas A&M, Texas Rangers, and Dallas Cowboys. I'm your guy for all things injuries here at Pitcher List. Catch me on Twitter and IG @jakerobinsonDPT

  • J.C. Mosier says:

    Thanks, Jake! Great stuff, as always. Diego Castillo and Nick Anderson?

    I’m torn between helping PL grow and keeping my fantasy competition in the dark …

    • Jake Robinson says:

      Castillo – thinking that he can return in about 10-14 days. MRI came back clean so it’s all about getting the inflammation down and return to throwing.

      Anderson – haven’t seen much news on him in the past couple weeks. I’m thinking he could return in the next 2 weeks? It’s tough to guess though, the Rays have been hush hush about him it seems.

      And I know the struggle about keeping all great content here for yourself. We all need a competitive advantage right?! Maybe just share the link to the injury report and not mention the other stuff?

      As always thanks for the question J.C., good luck with your playoff push!

    • Matt says:

      Same! I feel like I stumbled upon a gold mine here and I’m worried about my league mates finding out. But PL is so good I want it to stick around forever

      • Jake Robinson says:

        We appreciate the kind words, Matt! Maybe wait till after you win the championship before telling all your friends to be safe!

  • Matt says:

    I hate that I’m still invested at this point, but I’m a masochist so… Adalberto Mondesi?

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