Sports News, Sports Scores: Orange County Register
Major League Baseball
INJURIES | PLAYERS
American League | National League
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Eloy Jimenez LF Ques Wed - Lower Body - 9/29/20 Jimenez has a sprained right foot, and it is not clear he will suit up against the Athletics in Game 2 of the American League wild-card round.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Jimmy Lambert RP Early Oct - Forearm - 9/20/20 Lambert has been transferred to the 45-day injured list with a right forearm strain. He is likely to be out until at least the early stage of October.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Emmanuel Clase RP out for season - Suspension - 6/25/20 Clase has been suspended for 60 games due to the use of a performance-enhancing substance.
Jefry Rodriguez SP out for season - Shoulder - 9/9/20 Rodriguez has been assigned to the 45-day injured list with a right shoulder sprain and is likely to miss the remainder of the season.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Yordan Alvarez LF out for season - Knee - 9/3/20 Alvarez has been entered on the 45-day injured list due to season-ending surgery to fix a partial tear of the patella tendon in his right knee and arthroscopic surgery on his left.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Justin Verlander SP out for season - Elbow - 9/29/20 Verlander is expected to miss the remainder of the 2020 season due to Tommy John surgery on his right elbow.
Joe Smith RP out for season - Personal - 7/15/20 Smith has opted out of taking part in the 2020 season due to a personal reason.
Francis Martes RP out for season - Suspension - 2/17/20 Marte has been issued a 162-game suspension due to testing positive for the use of performance-enhancing drugs.
Ralph Garza RP Out indefinitely - Undisclosed - 7/13/20 Garza has landed on the 10-day injured list with an unannounced ailment. He will miss an extended period.
Roberto Osuna RP out for season - Elbow - 8/10/20 Osuna has been moved to the 45-day injured list with right elbow soreness. He has been recommended for Tommy John Surgery and is expected to miss the remainder of the season.
Austin Pruitt RP out for season - Elbow - 9/14/20 Pruitt has been transferred to the 45-day injured after having surgery to repair a hairline fracture in his right elbow, and he will miss the entire 2020 season.
Rogelio Armenteros SP Early Oct - Elbow - 9/20/20 Armenteros has wound up on the 45-day injured list after having a bone spur removed from his right elbow, and he is expected to be debilitated until the early stage of October.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Josh Donaldson 3B Out indefinitely - Calf - 9/29/20 Donaldson is sidelined with a right calf cramp, and he will miss an undetermined length of time.
Wilfredo Tovar SS Out indefinitely - Illness - 7/16/20 Tovar has landed on the 10-day injured list, and he will have to quarantine for an extended period after coming in contact with COVID-19.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Fernando Romero RP Out indefinitely - Personal - 6/29/20 Romero will miss an extended period while on the restricted list as he waits for his visa issues to get resolved.
Blaine Hardy RP out for season - Elbow - 3/27/20 Hardy has been shut down for the entire 2020 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery on his left elbow.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Domingo German SP out for season - Suspension - 6/24/20 German has been suspended 81 games for violating the league's policy on domestic violence. He will not be eligible to participate in the regular season or postseason play.
Ben Heller RP out for season - Bicep - 9/22/20 Heller is expected to miss the remainder of the season while on the 45-day injured list with a right biceps nerve injury.
James Paxton SP Out indefinitely - Forearm - 9/28/20 Paxton has been transitioned to the 45-day injured list with a Grade 1 flexor strain in his left forearm, and there is no timetable for return.
Tommy Kahnle RP out for season - Elbow - 8/6/20 Kahnle has been transferred to the 45-day injured list due to Tommy John surgery on his right elbow.
Luis Severino SP out for season - Elbow - 6/28/20 Severino has been placed on the 45-game injured list and is projected to miss the entire 2020 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery and having bone chips removed from his right elbow.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Matt Chapman 3B out for season - Hip - 9/29/20 Chapman is expected to miss the remainder of the 2020 season due to surgery to repair a right hip strain.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Burch Smith RP Out indefinitely - Forearm - 8/26/20 Smith has been transferred to the 45-day injured list with a right forearm strain, and he is in jeopardy of missing the remainder of the season.
A.J. Puk SP out for season - Shoulder - 9/19/20 Puk has been shuttled to the 45-day injured list with a left shoulder strain. He suffered a setback during his recovery, and it will sideline him for the remainder of the season.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Austin Meadows CF Out indefinitely - Oblique - 9/29/20 Meadows will miss an extended period with a left oblique strain.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Yonny Chirinos SP out for season - Elbow - 8/22/20 Chirinos has been transferred to the 45-day injured list and has been shut down for the remainder of the 2020 season due to Tommy John surgery for a right elbow strain.
Jose Alvarado RP Ques Wed - Shoulder - 9/29/20 Alvarado has been transferred to the 45-day injured list due to left shoulder inflammation. It is uncertain if he will be activated prior to Game 2 of the American League wild-card round versus the Blue Jays.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Ross Stripling RP Ques Wed - Shin - 9/29/20 Stripling has a right lateral shin contusion, and it is unclear if he will be available for Game 2 of the American League wild-card round versus the Rays.
Ken Giles RP out for season - Elbow - 9/29/20 Giles has been placed on the 10-day injured list due to Tommy John surgery on his right elbow. Team officials do not expect him to return this season.
Trent Thornton SP out for season - Elbow - 9/29/20 Thornton has been transferred to the 45-day injured list with loose bodies in his right elbow, and he will miss the remainder of the 2020 season.
National League | American League
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Ronald Acuna Jr. LF Prob Wed - Wrist - 9/27/20 Acuna Jr. is experiencing irritation in his left wrist, but he is projected to suit up against the Reds in Game 1 of the NC wild-card round.
Austin Riley 3B Prob Wed - Quadricep - 9/27/20 Riley is sidelined with a right quad injury, but he is likely to be ready for Game 1 of the NL wild-card round versus the Reds.
Pete Kozma SS Out indefinitely - Illness - 7/16/20 Kozma has been placed on the COVID-19 list due to testing positive for the virus, and it is uncertain when he will make his season debut.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Chris Martin RP Prob Wed - Groin - 9/29/20 Martin is nursing groin discomfort, but it is anticipated that he will be available for Game 1 of the NL wild-card round versus the Reds.
Max Fried SP Prob Wed - Ankle - 9/27/20 Fried is dealing with a left ankle injury, but he is expected to return to the mound against the Reds in Game 1 of the National League wild-card round.
Felix Hernandez SP out for season - Personal - 7/5/20 Hernandez has elected to sit out the entire 2020 season due to a personal decision.
Cole Hamels SP out for season - Shoulder - 9/27/20 Hamels has wound up on the 45-day injured list due to left shoulder fatigue, ending his season.
Mike Soroka SP out for season - Leg - 8/4/20 Soroka is on the 45-day injured list due to season-ending surgery to repair a torn right Achilles tendon.
Philip Pfeifer SP Out indefinitely - Elbow - 7/22/20 Pfeifer has hit the 45-day injured list due to a left elbow bone contusion. Team management has yet to provide the severity of the ailment.
Jeremy Walker RP Out indefinitely - Shoulder - 6/26/20 Walker will spend an undetermined length of time on the 45-day injured list due to a right shoulder impingement.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Ildemaro Vargas 2B Out indefinitely - Hamstring - 9/21/20 Vargas will miss an undetermined length of time while on the 10-day injured list due to a right hamstring strain.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Brian Goodwin CF Prob Wed - Groin - 9/28/20 Goodwin is dealing with right groin irritation, but he is likely to play against the Braves in Game 1 of the NL wild-card round.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Archie Bradley RP Prob Wed - Back - 9/28/20 Bradley is expected to be ready for Game 1 of the National League wild-card round against the Braves despite lower-back tightness.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Mookie Betts RF Ques Wed - Hip - 9/27/20 Betts has a left hip injury, and it is unclear if he will suit up in Game 1 of the National League wild-card round against the Brewers.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Caleb Ferguson RP out for season - Elbow - 9/29/20 Ferguson is expected to miss the remainder of the season due to Tommy John surgery to fix the UCL in his left elbow.
Jimmy Nelson SP out for season - Back - 7/23/20 Nelson is on the 45-day injured list due to lower-back surgery, and he is expected to miss the entire 2020 season.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Starling Marte CF Prob Wed - Ear - 9/28/20 Marte is battling a left ear contusion, but he is likely to be available for Game 1 of the National League wild-card round against the Cubs.
Will Banfield C Out indefinitely - Illness - 8/10/20 Banfield has been assigned to the 10-day injured list with an illness and will miss an extended period.
Isan Diaz 2B out for season - Groin - 9/15/20 Diaz will spend the remainder of the season on the 45-day injured list with a left groin injury.
Harold Ramirez RF out for season - Hamstring - 9/7/20 Ramirez has been transitioned to the 45-day injured list with a left hamstring strain, and he has been shut down for the remainder of the season.
Logan Forsythe 2B out for season - Oblique - 8/28/20 Forsythe is on the 45-day injured list with a right oblique strain. He will miss the remainder of the 2020 season.
Francisco Cervelli C out for season - Concussion - 9/10/20 Cervelli has been transferred to the 45-day injured list as he goes through the league's concussion protocol. He is expected to miss the remainder of the season.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Jose Urena SP out for season - Forearm - 9/27/20 Urena suffered a non-displaced ulna fracture in his right forearm and will miss the remainder of the season.
Josh A. Smith RP Out indefinitely - Finger - 9/24/20 Smith has been placed on the 10-day injured list due to a cracked fingernail. He is in danger of missing the remainder of the season.
Jordan Holloway RP Out indefinitely - Undisclosed - 8/2/20 Holloway will be on the 10-day injured list for an extended period. The nature of the ailment has yet to be provided.
Brandon Leibrandt RP out for season - Elbow - 9/13/20 Leibrandt has been shuttled to the 45-day injured list with left elbow ulnar neuritis. He will miss the remainder of the season.
Elieser Hernandez SP out for season - Back - 9/5/20 Hernandez suffered a right lat muscle strain and has been transferred to the 45-day injured list. He is likely to miss the remainder of the season.
Brian Moran RP Out indefinitely - Knee - 8/22/20 Moran has been transferred to the 45-day injured list with right knee patella tendinitis, and it is unknown when he will return to the bullpen.
Pat Venditte RP Out indefinitely - Oblique - 8/23/20 Venditte sustained a right oblique strain and will miss an undetermined length of time on the 45-day injured list.
Mike Morin RP out for season - Elbow - 8/18/20 Morin has been transferred to the 45-day injured list due to a UCL injury in his right elbow, signaling the end of his season.
Drew Steckenrider RP out for season - Elbow - 7/23/20 Steckenrider has been designated for the 45-day injured list due to a right elbow injury, and he is expected to miss the entire 2020 season.
Jeff Brigham RP Out indefinitely - Illness - 8/10/20 Brigham has been entered on the COVID-19 injured list, and it is unclear how long it will take him to get back to full health.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Daniel Vogelbach 1B Ques Wed - Leg - 9/28/20 Vogelback is nursing a right leg injury, but he is projected to be ready for Game 1 of the NL wild-card round versus the Dodgers.
Lorenzo Cain CF out for season - Personal - 8/2/20 Cain has opted out of taking part in the 2020 season due to a personal reason. He is now on the restricted list.
Ben Gamel LF Ques Wed - Quadricep - 9/27/20 Gamel has landed on the 10-day injured list with a left quad strain. It is undetermined if he will be activated prior to Game 1 of the NL wild-card round versus the Dodgers.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Brett Anderson SP Ques Wed - Finger - 9/27/20 Anderson is tending to a blister to one of the fingers on his left hand, and his status for Game 1 of the National League wild-card round versus the Dodgers is up in the air.
Corbin Burnes SP Out indefinitely - Oblique - 9/25/20 Burnes has been shifted to the 10-day injured list with a left oblique strain. Team officials have yet to provide an exact return date.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Jason Castro C Prob Wed - Jaw - 9/27/20 Castro is nursing a sprained jaw, but he is expected to take on the Cardinals in Game 1 of the NL wild-card round.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Dinelson Lamet SP Ques Wed - Bicep - 9/27/20 Lamet is dealing with a tightness in his right biceps. It is unclear if he will be available for Game 1 of the National League wild-card series against the Cardinals.
Mike Clevinger SP Mid Oct - Elbow - 9/25/20 Clevinger will be out until at least the National League Championship Series due to tightness in his right biceps and a right posterior elbow impingement.
Kirby Yates RP out for season - Elbow - 9/20/20 Yates has popped up on the 45-day injured list after having season-ending surgery to remove bone chips in his right elbow.
Jose Castillo RP Out indefinitely - Back - 9/5/20 Castillo has been transferred to the 45-day injured list due to a Grade 2 left lat strain, and it is unknown how long he will be debilitated.
Trey Wingenter RP out for season - Elbow - 8/1/20 Wingenter has been shut down for the entire 2020 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery on his right elbow. He is now on the 45-day injured list.
Anderson Espinoza RP out for season - Elbow - 7/23/20 Espinoza has wound up on the 45-day injured list after having Tommy John surgery. He is expected to sit out the entire 2020 season.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
John Gant RP Out indefinitely - Lower Body - 9/29/20 Gant has hit the 10-day injured list with right groin tightness and is in danger of missing the remainder of the season.
Carlos Martinez SP out for season - Oblique - 9/24/20 Martinez has been ticketed for the 10-day injured list with a left oblique strain, and he is likely to miss the remainder of the season.
Dakota Hudson SP out for season - Elbow - 9/22/20 Hudson has been added to the 45-day injured list with a right forearm strain, and he is likely to miss the remainder of the season.
Ricardo Sanchez RP out for season - Elbow - 8/31/20 Sanchez is expected to miss the remainder of the season while on the 45-day injured list with left elbow soreness.
Miles Mikolas SP out for season - Forearm - 8/10/20 Mikolas has been transferred to the 45-day injured list with a season-ending right forearm strain.
John Brebbia RP out for season - Elbow - 6/28/20 Brebbia has been placed on the 45-day injured list and has been shut down for the entire 2020 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery.
Jordan Hicks RP out for season - Elbow - 7/15/20 Hicks is on the 45-day injured list after having Tommy John surgery on his right elbow. He suffered a setback in his recovery and will sit out the entire 2020 season due to a personal reason.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.