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Daily MLB Injury Roundup for May 16th, 2019


RotoBaller has assembled a list of daily MLB injury updates to help you prepare both your seasonal and daily fantasy baseball (DFS) lineups, every day of the MLB season.

Below is our updated list of injured MLB players for May 16th, 2019. Only players on teams that are scheduled to play today will appear below on this list.

Understanding the injury landscape is key in all forms of fantasy baseball, especially when setting DFS lineups on sites like FanDuel and DraftKings. Consider this your one-stop overview of fantasy-relevant injuries around the MLB.

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MLB Injury Roundup for May 16th, 2019

Note: this post is automatically updated throughout the day, every five minutes, in case new injury updates are reported.
 

Name Team Status Opponent Home/Away Notes
Clay Buchholz TOR Out (Shoulder) CHW Away Buchholz has been placed on the 10-day injured list with shoulder inflammation and is likely to be away from the field until at least the end of May.
Matt Shoemaker TOR Out (Knee) CHW Away Shoemaker has been transferred to the 60-day injured list with a torn ACL in his left knee and is expected to miss the remainder of the season.
David Phelps TOR Out (Elbow) CHW Away Phelps has been moved to the 60-day injured list while healing from Tommy John surgery on his right elbow that caused him to miss the entire 2018 season. He is projected to return midway through the 2019 campaign.
Dalton Pompey TOR Out (Concussion) CHW Away Pompey has been moved to the 60-day injured list due to a concussion and will miss an extended length of time.
Clayton Richard TOR Probable (Knee) CHW Away Richard has been designated for the 10-day injured list due to a stress reaction in his right knee. He is expected to return Saturday against the White Sox.
Devon Travis TOR Out (Knee) CHW Away Travis is on the 60-day injured list while recovering from surgery to repair a minor meniscus tear in his left knee. He is likely to be sidelined until at least the latter part of May.
Ryan Borucki TOR Out (Elbow) CHW Away Borucki has been moved to the 60-day injured list with left elbow soreness. He is expected to be out of commission until at least the end of May.
Manny Banuelos CHW Probable (Shoulder) TOR Home Banuelos exited his last outing due to a left shoulder strain, but it is anticipated that he will make his next scheduled start Monday versus the Astros.
Nate Jones CHW Out (Elbow) TOR Home Jones has been moved to the 60-day injured list after having surgery to correct a flexor mass tear in his right elbow, and he is expected to miss the remainder of the season.
Jon Jay CHW Out (Hip) TOR Home Jay has been moved to the 60-day injured list due to a right leg-area strain. He is likely to be held out of action until the end of May.
Tim Anderson CHW Questionable (Rest) TOR Home Anderson is absent from the starting lineup for Thursday's contest against the Blue Jays as he will be given a day of rest.
Carlos Rodon CHW Out (Elbow) TOR Home Rodon has been designated for the 10-day injured list as he will undergo season-ending Tommy John surgery on his right elbow.
Michael Kopech CHW Out (Elbow) TOR Home Kopech is on the 60-day injured list while recovering from Tommy John surgery and is expected to miss the entire 2019 season.
Eloy Jimenez CHW Questionable (Ankle) TOR Home Jimenez is on the 10-day injured list with a right high-ankle sprain and has begun a rehab assignment. It is uncertain if he will return to the lineup Monday against the Astros.
Nate Karns BAL Out (Forearm) CLE Away Karns is on the 10-day injured list with a right forearm strain. He has experienced renewed discomfort in his forearm, and a timetable for return has yet to be established.
Mark Trumbo BAL Out (Knee) CLE Away Trumbo has landed on the 60-day injured list while recovering from right knee surgery. He is likely to be out of commission until at least the end of May.
Alex Cobb BAL Out (Back) CLE Away Cobb has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a lumbar strain. There is currently no timetable for return.
Richard Bleier BAL Probable (Shoulder) CLE Away Bleier has been activated from the 10-day injured list where he was dealing with tendinitis in his left shoulder. He is expected to be back in the bullpen for Thursday's game against the Indians.
Corey Kluber CLE Out (Forearm) BAL Home Kluber has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a non-displaced fracture of his right ulna bone and is expected to be sidelined until at least sometime in August.
Danny Salazar CLE Out (Shoulder) BAL Home Salazar has been placed on the 60-day injured list while he recovers from arthroscopic right shoulder surgery. He suffered a setback in his recovery, and it is uncertain when he will be ready for game action.
Tyler Naquin CLE Out (Calf) BAL Home Naquin has been designated for the 10-day injured list with a left calf strain and is unlikely to return until sometime in June.
Mike Clevinger CLE Out (Back) BAL Home Clevinger has been placed on the 60-day injured list due to an upper-back/Teres major muscle strain. He is not expected to return to the lineup until the latter part of June.
Bradley Zimmer CLE Out (Shoulder) BAL Home Zimmer has been placed on the 10-day injured list while recuperating from labrum surgery on his right shoulder. He is likely to be activated towards the start of June.
Edinson Volquez TEX Out (Elbow) KC Away Volquez has been designated for the 60-day injured list due to a right elbow strain. He is expected to be held out of action until at least the end of May.
Shawn Kelley TEX Out (Infection) KC Away Kelley has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a bacterial infection, and it is uncertain when he will return to the bullpen.
Drew Smyly TEX Questionable (Ankle) KC Away Smyly is nursing an ankle sprain, and it is unknown if he will make his next scheduled start Friday against the Cardinals.
Elvis Andrus TEX Out (Hamstring) KC Away Andrus sustained a right hamstring strain and has been placed on the 10-day injured list. He is projected to return to the lineup May 25 against the Angels.
Yohander Mendez TEX Out (Elbow) KC Away Mendez has been transferred to the 60-day injured list with a right UCL strain. He is not expected to return until at least the end of June.
Luke Farrell TEX Out (Jaw) KC Away Farrell is on the 60-day injured list as he is recovering from surgery to repair a non-displaced fracture in his jaw. He is expected to be shut down until at least the end of May.
Taylor Hearn TEX Out (Elbow) KC Away Hearn is on the 10-day injured list with left elbow tightness and is likely out until at least the latter part of May.
Scott Heineman TEX Out (Shoulder) KC Away Heineman is on the 60-day injured list and is expected to be sidelined until at least the end of May while recovering from labrum surgery on his left shoulder.
Brian Flynn KC Out (Elbow) TEX Home Flynn is dealing with left elbow soreness and has been designated for the 10-day injured list. The club is aiming for him to return before the end of May.
Salvador Perez KC Out (Elbow) TEX Home Perez has been placed on the 60-day injured list after having Tommy John surgery to correct the damage to the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. He is expected to miss the entire 2019 season.
Lucas Duda KC Out (Back) TEX Home Duda was placed on the 10-day injured list due to a lumbar strain. He is likely to be out of commission until the latter part of May.
Jesse Hahn KC Out (Elbow) TEX Home Hahn is on the 60-day injured list while recovering from surgery to repair the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. He is not expected to return until sometime in June.
Eric Skoglund KC Out (Suspension) TEX Home Skoglund has been issued an 80-game suspension for violating the league's stance on performance-enhancing drugs. He will be allowed to play June 26 against the Indians.
Trevor Oaks KC Out (Hip) TEX Home Oaks underwent surgery to correct a torn labrum in his hip and was placed on the 60-day injured list. He is expected to miss at least four months of action.
Steven Matz NYM Probable (Forearm) WSH Away Matz has landed on the 10-day injured list due to radial nerve discomfort in his left forearm, but he is expected to return to the mound Saturday against the Marlins.
Jason Vargas NYM Out (Hamstring) WSH Away Vargas has been designated for the 10-day injured list due to left hamstring tightness, but he is likely to return to the mound before the end of May.
Luis Avilan NYM Out (Elbow) WSH Away Avilan has been placed on the 10-day injured list with soreness in his left elbow, and there is currently no timetable for a return.
Yoenis Cespedes NYM Out (Heel) WSH Away Cespedes has been shifted to the 60-day injured list as he is on the mend from surgery on both of his heels. He is unlikely to join the team until at least the beginning of July.
Jed Lowrie NYM Out (Knee) WSH Away Lowrie is on the 10-day injured list with a capsule sprain in his left knee. He suffered a Grade 1 hamstring strain during his rehabilitation and is not expected to return until at least the start of June.
Justin Wilson NYM Out (Elbow) WSH Away Wilson has been placed on the 10-day injured list with left elbow soreness, and he is likely to be sidelined for an indeterminate period.
Drew Smith NYM Out (Elbow) WSH Away Smith is on the 10-day injured list and is expected to miss the entire 2019 season after having Tommy John surgery on his right elbow.
Tony Sipp WSH Out (Oblique) NYM Home Sipp has landed on the 10-day injured list with an oblique strain and is likely to miss at least three to four weeks.
Trevor Rosenthal WSH Out (Virus) NYM Home Rosenthal has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a viral infection, and he is expected to be away from the team until at least the end of May.
Matt Adams WSH Out (Shoulder) NYM Home Adams has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left shoulder strain, and it is uncertain when he will return to the field.
Ryan Zimmerman WSH Out (Foot) NYM Home Zimmerman has been placed on the 10-day injured list with plantar fasciitis in his right foot, and it is unclear if he will be activated before the end of May.
Trea Turner WSH Questionable (Finger) NYM Home Turner is on the 10-day injured list with a broken index finger on his right hand. He has started a rehab assignment, but it is unknown if he will be available for the start of the weekend series against the Cubs.
Andrew Stevenson WSH Out (Back) NYM Home Stevenson is sidelined due to back spasms and has been designated for the 10-day injured list. He is likely to be away from the field until at least the latter part of May.
Koda Glover WSH Out (Forearm) NYM Home Glover has been transferred to the 60-day disabled list with a right forearm strain and is not expected to return until at least the latter part of May.
Austen Williams WSH Out (Shoulder) NYM Home Williams has been designated for the 10-day injured list due to a sprained AC joint in his right shoulder. A timetable for recovery has yet to be established.
Chase Anderson MIL Probable (Finger) PHI Away Anderson has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a right middle finger laceration. He is projected to be activated prior to Saturday's game against the Braves.
Jimmy Nelson MIL Out (Shoulder) PHI Away Nelson is on the 10-day injured list while recuperating from shoulder surgery and is likely to remain out of commission until the latter part of May.
Manny Pina MIL Out (Hamstring) PHI Away Pina has landed on the 10-day injured list due to a right hamstring strain. There is currently no timetable for return.
Travis Shaw MIL Out (Wrist) PHI Away Shaw has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a right wrist strain. There is currently no timetable for return.
Corey Knebel MIL Out (Elbow) PHI Away Knebel has been transferred to the 60-day injured list after having Tommy John surgery and is expected to miss the entire 2019 season.
Brent Suter MIL Out (Elbow) PHI Away Suter is on the 60-day injured list while recovering from Tommy John surgery on his left elbow. The earliest that he is expected to return is the beginning of September.
Bobby Wahl MIL Out (Knee) PHI Away Wahl has been moved to the 60-day injured list after having surgery to repair a torn ACL in his right knee.
Vince Velasquez PHI Out (Forearm) MIL Home Velasquez has been designated to the 10-day injured list with a strained right forearm. He will likely only need to miss one start and return during the end of May.
Tommy Hunter PHI Out (Forearm) MIL Home Hunter is sidelined with a Grade 1 flexor strain in his right forearm and has been transferred to the 60-day injured list. He is expected to be sidelined until the latter part of May.
David Robertson PHI Out (Elbow) MIL Home Robertson has landed on the 10-day injured list with a Grade 1 flexor strain in his right elbow, and he is expected to be away from the field until at least beginning of July.
Edubray Ramos PHI Out (Bicep) MIL Home Ramos is on the 10-day injured list due to right biceps tendinitis and is likely to be on the IL until at least the end of May.
Roman Quinn PHI Out (Groin) MIL Home Quinn has been placed on the 10-day injured list due to a Grade 2 right groin strain. It is anticipated that he will be out of action until at least the end of May.
Victor Arano PHI Out (Elbow) MIL Home Arano has been placed on the 10-day injured list with right elbow inflammation, and he is likely to remain idle until at least the end of May.
Scott Kingery PHI Questionable (Hamstring) MIL Home Kingery has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a right hamstring strain. It is unknown if he will return Saturday against the Rockies.
Marco Estrada OAK Out (Back) DET Away Estrada is on the 10-day injured list with a lumbar strain. He had an ablation procedure performed on his back and is projected to be absent from the lineup until at least the end of May.
Chris Herrmann OAK Out (Knee) DET Away Herrmann has landed on the 60-day injured list while recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his right knee. He is likely to miss at least two months.
Sean Manaea OAK Out (Shoulder) DET Away Manaea is on the 60-day injured list due to labrum repair surgery on his left shoulder. He is not expected to return until after the All-Star break.
Jharel Cotton OAK Out (Elbow) DET Away Cotton has been transferred to the 60-day injured list while healing from Tommy John surgery and will likely be sidelined until the middle of June.
Daniel Gossett OAK Out (Elbow) DET Away Gossett has been designated for the 60-day disabled list while healing from Tommy John surgery. He is projected to miss the entire 2019 season.
Nick Martini OAK Out (Knee) DET Away Martini has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a right knee sprain and a hyperextended back muscle. He is likely to be idle until at least the latter part of May.
Tyson Ross DET Out (Elbow) OAK Home Ross has been designated for the 10-day injured list with ulnar neuritis in his right elbow. He will miss an extended period.
Jordan Zimmermann DET Out (Elbow) OAK Home Zimmermann has been placed on the 10-day Injured List with a UCL sprain in his right elbow and is also dealing with a muscle strain. He is likely to be out of commission until at least the middle of June.
Matt Moore DET Out (Knee) OAK Home Moore has been moved to the 60-day injured list after having surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee. He will miss the remainder of the 2019 season.
Jordy Mercer DET Out (Quadricep) OAK Home Mercer has landed on the 10-day injured list with a right quadriceps strain. He is lining up to rejoin the lineup during the end of May.
Michael Fulmer DET Out (Elbow) OAK Home Fulmer has landed on the 60-day injured list after having Tommy John surgery and is expected to miss the entire 2019 season.
Allen Webster CHC Out (Arm) CIN Away Webster has been placed on the 10-day injured list due to radial nerve inflammation in his right arm. There is currently no timetable for return.
Pedro Strop CHC Out (Hamstring) CIN Away Strop has been designated for the 10-day injured list with a Grade 2 left hamstring strain, and it is undetermined when he will return to the bullpen.
Anthony Rizzo CHC Out (Back) CIN Away Rizzo sat out his third consecutive game due to back tightness and will not draw back into the lineup Thursday against the Reds.
Kendall Graveman CHC Out (Elbow) CIN Away Graveman is on the 60-day injured list while recuperating from Tommy John surgery and is expected to miss the entire 2019 season.
Ben Zobrist CHC Out (Personal) CIN Away Zobrist is away from the team due to a personal matter, and it is uncertain when he will rejoin the lineup.
Brandon Morrow CHC Out (Elbow) CIN Away Morrow has been transferred to the 60-day injured list while recuperating from arthroscopic surgery on his right elbow. It is anticipated that he will miss the first half of the season.
Tony Barnette CHC Out (Shoulder) CIN Away Barnette has been transferred to the 60-day injured list with right shoulder tightness and is expected to be sidelined until at least the latter part of May.
Alex Wood CIN Out (Back) CHC Home Wood is on the 10-day injured list due to lower-back soreness. He suffered a setback in his recovery, and he is likely to be out until the All-Star break.
Scooter Gennett CIN Out (Groin) CHC Home Gennett has been transferred to the 60-day injured list with a severe right groin strain and will miss eight to 12 weeks of action.
Alex Blandino CIN Out (Knee) CHC Home Blandino is on the 10-day injured list as he is recovering from surgery to repair a torn MCL and ACL in his right knee. He is likely to be held out of action until at least the end of May.
Carlos Martinez STL Probable (Shoulder) ATL Away Martinez is on the 10-day injured list with a right shoulder cuff strain. He is on a rehab assignment, but it is anticipated that he will be activated in time for Saturday's game against the Rangers.
Brett Cecil STL Out (Hand) ATL Away Cecil has been transferred to the 60-day injured list due to left hand Carpal Tunnel syndrome and is expected to be out of action until the All-Star break.
Mike Mayers STL Out (Shoulder) ATL Away Mayers is on the 10-day injured list due to a right shoulder lat strain. He is expected to be sidelined until at least the beginning of July.
Harrison Bader STL Doubtful (Neck) ATL Away Bader missed the last game due to stiffness in his neck and is unlikely to play against the Braves on Thursday.
Kevin Gausman ATL Out (Suspension) STL Home Gausman has been handed a five-game suspension for throwing behind a batter but is expected to be reinstated for Saturday's contest versus the Brewers.
Ender Inciarte ATL Out (Back) STL Home Inciarte sustained a lumbar strain and has been designated for the 10-day injured list without a timetable for return.
Arodys Vizcaino ATL Out (Elbow) STL Home Vizcaino has been transferred to the 60-day injured list after having surgery to remove scar tissue from his right elbow. He is expected to miss the remainder of the season.
Darren O'Day ATL Out (Forearm) STL Home O'Day has landed on the 10-day injured list due to forearm tightness. He suffered a setback during his rehabilitation, and there is no timetable for return.
Chad Sobotka ATL Out (Abdominal) STL Home Sobotka has been designated for the 10-day injured list with a left abdominal strain, and it is uncertain when he will return to game action.
Martin Perez MIN Probable (Foot) SEA Away Perez left his last outing due to a left foot contusion, but it is anticipated that he will make his next scheduled start Friday versus the Mariners.
Nelson Cruz MIN Doubtful (Wrist) SEA Away Cruz has been held out of the past three games due to left wrist soreness and is unlikely to return to action against the Mariners on Thursday.
Adalberto Mejia MIN Questionable (Calf) SEA Away Mejia has landed on the 10-day injured list with a right calf strain, and it is unknown if he will be activated in time for Thursday's game against the Mariners.
Mitch Garver MIN Out (Ankle) SEA Away Garver has landed on the 10-day injured list due to a left high-ankle sprain. He will likely be sidelined until sometime in June.
Felix Hernandez SEA Out (Back) MIN Home Hernandez has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a Grade 1 lat strain and is likely to miss four to six weeks as a result.
Wade LeBlanc SEA Probable (Oblique) MIN Home LeBlanc is on the 10-day injured list with a Grade 2 right oblique strain. His recovery is progressing well, and he is expected to rejoin the team for Saturday's game against the Twins.
Kyle Seager SEA Out (Hand) MIN Home Seager has landed on the 60-day injured list after having surgery to correct the extensor tendon in his left hand, but he is targeting a return for May 25 against the Athletics.
Hunter Strickland SEA Out (Back) MIN Home Strickland has been moved to the 60-day injured list with a Grade 2 right lat strain and is likely to be on the shelf for at least two months.
Sam Tuivailala SEA Out (Achilles) MIN Home Tuivailala is on the 10-day injured list while recovering from a torn right Achilles and is expected to be sidelined until at least the end of May.
Dylan Moore SEA Questionable (Wrist) MIN Home Moore has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a right wrist contusion, and it is uncertain if he will return to the field Monday against the Rangers.
Gerson Bautista SEA Out (Pectoral) MIN Home Bautista has been designated for the 10-day injured list due to a pectoral strain. He has begun a rehab assignment but is not expected to return to the lineup until the end of May.
Lonnie Chisenhall PIT Out (Hand) SD Away Chisenhall fractured his right hand and is on the 10-day injured list. He suffered a setback during his rehab with a tight calf but is expected to be activated by the end of May.
Corey Dickerson PIT Out (Shoulder) SD Away Dickerson is on the 10-day injured list with a right posterior shoulder strain. He suffered a setback during his recovery and is likely to remain on the IL until at least the end of May.
Jameson Taillon PIT Out (Elbow) SD Away Taillon has been shifted to the 60-day injured list with a right elbow flexor strain and is not expected to return to the mound until at least the beginning of July.
Jung Ho Kang PIT Out (Upper Body) SD Away Kang has been designated for the 10-day injured list with a left side strain. It is uncertain how much time he will miss.
Keone Kela PIT Out (Shoulder) SD Away Kela is experiencing lingering discomfort in his right shoulder and has been designated for the 10-day injured list. He is not expected to return to the lineup until at least the end of May.
Nick Burdi PIT Out (Bicep) SD Away Burdi has been transferred to the 60-day injured list with a strained right biceps tendon and flexor mass. He is likely to remain out of action until at least the beginning of July.
Erik Gonzalez PIT Out (Shoulder) SD Away Gonzalez has been placed on the 60-day injured list while recovering from surgery to repair a fractured left clavicle. He is expected to be out of action for at least 10 to 12 weeks.
Chad Kuhl PIT Out (Elbow) SD Away Kuhl is on the 60-day injured list and is expected to miss the 2019 season after having Tommy John surgery.
Jacob Stallings PIT Out (Neck) SD Away Stallings has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a cervical neck strain and is likely to be absent from the lineup until at least the end of May.
Edgar Santana PIT Out (Elbow) SD Away Santana is on the 60-day injured list and is expected to be out for the entire 2019 campaign after undergoing Tommy John surgery.
Garrett Richards SD Out (Elbow) PIT Home Richards is on the 60-day injured list and is expected to miss the entire 2019 season while recuperating from Tommy John surgery.
Jose Pirela SD Out (Oblique) PIT Home Pirela has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a strained oblique. It is unclear when he will return to the lineup.
Aaron Loup SD Out (Elbow) PIT Home Loup will miss an extended length of time while on the 10-day injured list with a left elbow strain.
Travis Jankowski SD Out (Wrist) PIT Home Jankowski has been placed on the 60-day injured list after opting to have surgery to repair a fractured left wrist. He is expected to be sidelined for two months.
Jose Castillo SD Out (Forearm) PIT Home Castillo is on the 60-day injured list with a left flexor strain. A definitive timetable for return has yet to be established.
Franchy Cordero SD Out (Elbow) PIT Home Cordero sustained a right elbow sprain and has been placed on the 10-day injured list without a timetable for return.
Francisco Mejia SD Out (Knee) PIT Home Mejia has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left knee sprain. He is expected to be away from the field until at least the end of May.
Jacob Nix SD Out (Elbow) PIT Home Nix has landed on the 10-day injured list due to a torn UCL in his right elbow and is in danger of missing the entire 2019 season.
Dinelson Lamet SD Out (Elbow) PIT Home Lamet has been placed on the 60-day injured list as he is healing from Tommy John surgery that caused him to sit out most of the 2018 campaign. He is likely to return midway through the 2019 season.
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD Out (Hamstring) PIT Home Tatis Jr. has landed on the 10-day injured list due to a left hamstring strain, and it is unknown if he will return to action during the latter part of May.
Miguel Diaz SD Out (Knee) PIT Home Diaz has been transferred to the 60-day injured list while recovering from surgery to fix a torn lateral meniscus in his right knee. He is lining up to rejoin the team during the end of May.
Trey Wingenter SD Out (Shoulder) PIT Home Wingenter sustained a right shoulder strain and has landed on the 10-day injured list without a definitive return date.
Brett Kennedy SD Out (Arm) PIT Home Kennedy has been transferred to the 60-day injured list with arm fatigue and is not expected to return until the latter part of May.

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