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Daily MLB Injury Roundup for May 20th, 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 20th, 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 20th, 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
Marco Estrada OAK Out (Back) CLE 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 start of June.
Khris Davis OAK Questionable (Hip) CLE Away Davis is battling lingering soreness in his right hip and is not expected to take part in Monday's tilt with the Indians.
Chris Herrmann OAK Out (Knee) CLE 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) CLE 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) CLE 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) CLE 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) CLE 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 early part of June.
Mike Clevinger CLE Out (Back) OAK Home Clevinger has been placed on the 60-day injured list due to an upper-back and Teres major muscle strain. It has yet to be established if he will return to action June 7 against the Yankees.
Corey Kluber CLE Out (Forearm) OAK 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) OAK 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) OAK 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.
Bradley Zimmer CLE Out (Shoulder) OAK 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.
Arodys Vizcaino SEA Out (Elbow) TEX Away 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.
Felix Hernandez SEA Out (Back) TEX Away 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.
Kyle Seager SEA Questionable (Hand) TEX Away 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 Saturday's game against the Athletics.
Hunter Strickland SEA Out (Back) TEX Away 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) TEX Away 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 start of June.
Dylan Moore SEA Questionable (Wrist) TEX Away 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 Tuesday against the Rangers.
Gerson Bautista SEA Out (Pectoral) TEX Away 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 beginning of June.
Edinson Volquez TEX Out (Elbow) SEA Home 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 start of June.
Shawn Kelley TEX Probable (Infection) SEA Home Kelley has been placed on the 10-day injured list while recuperating from surgery to remove lumps from his vocal cords. He is expected to return to the bullpen for Tuesday's game versus the Mariners.
Elvis Andrus TEX Probable (Hamstring) SEA Home Andrus sustained a right hamstring strain and has been placed on the 10-day injured list. He is projected to return to the lineup Saturday against the Angels.
Yohander Mendez TEX Out (Elbow) SEA Home 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) SEA Home 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 beginning of June.
Taylor Hearn TEX Out (Elbow) SEA Home Hearn is on the 10-day injured list with left elbow tightness and is likely out until at least the early part of June.
Scott Heineman TEX Out (Shoulder) SEA Home Heineman is on the 60-day injured list and is expected to be sidelined until at least the start of June while recovering from labrum surgery on his left shoulder.
Manny Banuelos CHW Out (Shoulder) HOU Away Banuelos has been placed on the 10-day injured list due to a left shoulder strain and is likely to be on the IL until at least the start of June.
Nate Jones CHW Out (Elbow) HOU Away 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) HOU Away 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 beginning of June.
Carlos Rodon CHW Out (Elbow) HOU Away Rodon has been designated for the 10-day injured list due to season-ending Tommy John surgery on his right elbow.
Michael Kopech CHW Out (Elbow) HOU Away Kopech is on the 60-day injured list while recovering from Tommy John surgery and is expected to miss the entire 2019 season.
Jose Altuve HOU Out (Hamstring) CHW Home Altuve has landed on the 10-day injured list with a left hamstring strain. He will likely be out of game action until the beginning of June.
George Springer HOU Out (Back) CHW Home Springer left the previous game due to lower-back stiffness, and it will impede his status for Monday's clash with the White Sox hazy.
Joe Smith HOU Out (Achilles) CHW Home Smith is on the 10-day injured list and will and is not expected to return until at least the middle of June.
Aledmys Diaz HOU Doubtful (Hamstring) CHW Home Diaz missed his second straight game with a Grade 1 left hamstring strain, and will not likely play Monday against the White Sox.
Lance McCullers Jr. HOU Out (Elbow) CHW Home McCullers Jr. is on the 10-day injured list and is expected to miss the 2019 season after having Tommy John surgery.
Steven Wright BOS Out (Suspension) TOR Away Wright is serving an 80-game suspension for the use of performance-enhancing drugs. He is expected to be reinstated in time for June 23 against the Blue Jays.
Brock Holt BOS Out (Shoulder) TOR Away Holt has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a right shoulder impingement. He is likely to be idle until at least the start of June.
Dustin Pedroia BOS Questionable (Knee) TOR Away Pedroia is on the 10-day injured list with left knee irritation. Barring any setbacks, he is eyeing a return for the upcoming series against the Astros that begins Friday.
Nathan Eovaldi BOS Out (Elbow) TOR Away Eovaldi has been placed on the 10-day injured list as he is recuperating from surgery to remove loose bodies from his right elbow. He is projected to miss at least six weeks of action.
Brian Johnson BOS Out (Elbow) TOR Away Johnson has been placed on the 10-day injured list with left elbow inflammation and is expected to be out of action until at least the early part of June.
Tzu-Wei Lin BOS Out (Knee) TOR Away Lin has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a sprained MCL and bone bruise in his left knee. He is without a definitive return date.
Matt Shoemaker TOR Out (Knee) BOS Home 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.
Aaron Sanchez TOR Questionable (Finger) BOS Home Sanchez exited the last game with a blister on his right middle finger. It is unclear if he will make his next scheduled start Wednesday against the Red Sox.
Clay Buchholz TOR Out (Shoulder) BOS Home Buchholz has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a Grade 2 teres major strain in his right shoulder. He is likely to miss an extended period.
David Phelps TOR Out (Elbow) BOS Home 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.
Eric Sogard TOR Questionable (Thumb) BOS Home Sogard sat out the last game due to a left thumb sprain, and it is unclear if he will play Tuesday against the Red Sox.
Dalton Pompey TOR Out (Concussion) BOS Home 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) BOS Home Richard is on the 10-day injured list due to a stress reaction in his right knee, but he is expected to make his season debut Thursday against the Red Sox.
Devon Travis TOR Out (Knee) BOS Home Travis is on the 60-day injured list while recovering from surgery to repair a minor meniscus tear in his left knee. There is currently no timetable for return.
Ryan Borucki TOR Out (Elbow) BOS Home 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 beginning of June.
James Paxton NYY Questionable (Knee) BAL Away Paxton has been placed on the 10-day injured list due to left knee inflammation. It is unclear if he will return for Friday's game against the Royals.
Masahiro Tanaka NYY Questionable (Shin) BAL Away Tanaka was forced from his last start after with a shin contusion. It is unclear if hew will make his next scheduled start Thursday against the Orioles.
Troy Tulowitzki NYY Out (Calf) BAL Away Tulowitzki has landed on the 10-day injured list due to a left calf strain. He suffered a setback during his rehabilitation and is not expected to return until the early part of June.
Giancarlo Stanton NYY Questionable (Shoulder) BAL Away Stanton is on the 10-day injured list due to a left shoulder strain. He has started a rehab assignment, and it is unknown if he will be ready to return against the Padres on May 27.
Dellin Betances NYY Out (Shoulder) BAL Away Betances has been transferred to the 60-day injured list with a shoulder impingement and is likely to be out of the lineup until at least the middle of June.
Didi Gregorius NYY Out (Elbow) BAL Away Gregorius is on the 60-day injured list while recovering from Tommy John surgery on his right elbow and is expected to be out until the middle of June.
Jacoby Ellsbury NYY Out (Hip) BAL Away Ellsbury has been transferred to the 60-day injured list after he missed the last season with hip and foot injuries. There is no timetable for return.
Greg Bird NYY Out (Foot) BAL Away Bird has been transferred to the 60-day injured list with a left plantar fascia tear and is likely to be away from the field until at least the middle of June.
Luis Severino NYY Out (Shoulder) BAL Away Severino has been transferred to the 60-day injured list while he receives treatment for inflammation in his right rotator cuff and a Grade 2 lat strain. He is not expected to return until after the All-Star break.
Aaron Judge NYY Out (Oblique) BAL Away Judge has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a strained left oblique, and he is expected to be out of commission until at least the beginning of June.
Miguel Andujar NYY Out (Shoulder) BAL Away Andujar has been designated for the 10-day injured list after having season-ending surgery to correct a partially torn labrum in his right shoulder.
Ben Heller NYY Out (Elbow) BAL Away Heller has been transferred to the 60-day injured list and is expected to be sidelined until the latter part of June while he recovers from Tommy John surgery.
Jordan Montgomery NYY Out (Elbow) BAL Away Montgomery is on the 60-day injured list while healing from Tommy John surgery and is expected to be sidelined until sometime in August.
Jonathan Loaisiga NYY Out (Shoulder) BAL Away Loaisiga has been shifted to the 60-day injured list with a right rotator cuff strain and is expected to be idle until at least the middle of July.
Mark Trumbo BAL Out (Knee) NYY Home 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 beginning of June.
Jonathan Villar BAL Questionable (Rest) NYY Home Villar is not expected to suit up against the Yankees on Monday due to a day of rest.
Alex Cobb BAL Out (Back) NYY Home Cobb has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a lumbar strain. There is currently no timetable for return.
Nate Karns BAL Out (Forearm) NYY Home Karns has been moved to the 60-day injured list with a right forearm strain and is likely to be out of action until at least the beginning of June.
Anibal Sanchez WSH Probable (Hamstring) NYM Away Sanchez is sidelined with soreness in his left hamstring and is on the 10-day injured list. It is anticipated that he will return May 27 against the Marlins.
Tony Sipp WSH Probable (Oblique) NYM Away Sipp has been activated from the 10-day injured list after recuperating from an oblique strain, and he is expected to be available for Monday's game versus the Mets.
Trevor Rosenthal WSH Out (Virus) NYM Away 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 start of June.
Matt Adams WSH Questionable (Shoulder) NYM Away Adams has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left shoulder strain, and it is uncertain if he will return to the field during the upcoming series against the Marlins that begins Friday.
Ryan Zimmerman WSH Out (Foot) NYM Away 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 beginning of June.
Justin Miller WSH Out (Shoulder) NYM Away Miller has been designated for the 10-day injured list due to a right rotator cuff strain, and it is unclear when he will return to action.
Andrew Stevenson WSH Out (Back) NYM Away 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 early portion of June.
Koda Glover WSH Out (Forearm) NYM Away 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 early part of June.
Austen Williams WSH Out (Shoulder) NYM Away 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.
Luis Avilan NYM Out (Elbow) WSH Home Avilan has been placed on the 10-day injured list with soreness in his left elbow, and there is currently no timetable for return.
Yoenis Cespedes NYM Out (Heel) WSH Home Cespedes has been shifted to the 60-day injured list as he is on the mend from surgery on both of his heels. He suffered multiple right-ankle fractures during his recovery and is without a definitive timetable for return.
Jed Lowrie NYM Out (Knee) WSH Home Lowrie has been shifted to the 60-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 sometime in June.
Jason Vargas NYM Out (Hamstring) WSH Home 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 beginning of June.
Justin Wilson NYM Out (Elbow) WSH Home 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.
Robinson Cano NYM Questionable (Rest) WSH Home Cano is unlikely to participate in Monday's matchup with the Nationals due to a day of rest.
Michael Conforto NYM Questionable (Concussion) WSH Home Conforto has been placed on the 7-day injured list due to a concussion, and it is unknown if he will return to the lineup Friday against the Tigers.
Seth Lugo NYM Out (Shoulder) WSH Home Lugo has landed on the 10-day injured list with right shoulder tendinitis and will miss an extended period.
Drew Smith NYM Out (Elbow) WSH Home 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.
Vince Velasquez PHI Out (Forearm) CHC Away Velasquez has been designated to the 10-day injured list with a strained right forearm. It is anticipated that he will likely be away from the field until at least the early portion of June.
Tommy Hunter PHI Out (Forearm) CHC Away 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 early part of June.
David Robertson PHI Out (Elbow) CHC Away 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 the beginning of July.
Edubray Ramos PHI Out (Bicep) CHC Away 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 beginning of June.
Roman Quinn PHI Out (Groin) CHC Away 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 beginning of June.
Victor Arano PHI Out (Elbow) CHC Away 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 start of June.
Allen Webster CHC Out (Arm) PHI Home 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) PHI Home 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.
Javier Baez CHC Questionable (Heel) PHI Home Baez was removed from the previous game due to a right heel contusion, and it is undetermined if he will suit up Monday versus the Phillies.
Kendall Graveman CHC Out (Elbow) PHI Home 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) PHI Home 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) PHI Home 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.
Willson Contreras CHC Questionable (Rest) PHI Home Contreras is unlikely to be available against the Phillies on Monday due to a routine day of rest.
Tony Barnette CHC Out (Shoulder) PHI Home Barnette has been transferred to the 60-day injured list with right shoulder tightness and is expected to be sidelined until at least the early part of June.
Ender Inciarte ATL Out (Back) SF Away Inciarte sustained a lumbar strain and has been designated for the 10-day injured list without a timetable for return.
Darren O'Day ATL Out (Forearm) SF Away 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) SF Away 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.
Johnny Cueto SF Out (Elbow) ATL Home Cueto is on the 60-day injured list while recovering from Tommy John surgery, but he is aiming to return sometime in September.
Nelson Cruz MIN Probable (Wrist) LAA Away Cruz has been placed on the 10-day injured list due to left wrist strain but is expected to be activated prior to Friday's game against the White Sox.
Adalberto Mejia MIN Out (Calf) LAA Away Mejia has landed on the 10-day injured list with a right calf strain and is expected to be away from the mound until at least the beginning of June.
Mitch Garver MIN Out (Ankle) LAA Away Garver has landed on the 10-day injured list due to a left high-ankle sprain and is expected to miss two to three weeks.
Andrew Heaney LAA Questionable (Elbow) MIN Home Heaney is sidelined with inflammation in his left elbow and has been placed on the 10-day injured list. It is uncertain if he will be activated in time for Sunday's game against the Rangers.
Luis Garcia LAA Out (Spine) MIN Home Garcia has landed on the 10-day injured list due to a lumbar spine strain spasm and it is uncertain how long he will be out of action.
J.C. Ramirez LAA Out (Elbow) MIN Home Ramirez is on the 60-day injured list after having Tommy John surgery and is expected to be sidelined until sometime in June.
Keynan Middleton LAA Out (Elbow) MIN Home Middleton is on the 60-day injured list and is expected to be on the shelf until sometime in July after undergoing Tommy John surgery.
Justin Upton LAA Out (Toe) MIN Home Upton has been diagnosed with turf toe and has been moved to the 60-day disabled list. He is expected to be on the IL until at least the middle of June.
Michael Hermosillo LAA Out (Hernia) MIN Home Hermosillo is on the 10-day injured list while recovering from surgery to repair a sports hernia and is not expected to return until at least the beginning of June.
Zack Greinke ARI Probable (Abdominal) SD Away Greinke was forced from his last outing due to abdominal tightness, but he is expected to make his next scheduled start Tuesday against the Padres.
Jake Lamb ARI Out (Quadricep) SD Away Lamb has been placed on the 10-day injured list and is expected to be sidelined until at least the beginning of June after being diagnosed with a Grade 2 left quadriceps strain.
Wilmer Flores ARI Doubtful (Foot) SD Away Flores left the last game with a right foot contusion, leaving his status for Monday's clash with the Padres in doubt.
Taijuan Walker ARI Out (Shoulder) SD Away Walker had Tommy John surgery and is on the 60-day injured list. He suffered a right capsule strain during his rehabilitation and is likely to be on the IL until sometime toward the end of the season.
Steven Souza Jr. ARI Out (Knee) SD Away Souza Jr. is on the 10-day injured list and is expected to miss the entire 2019 season with a torn ACL, LCL, PCL and posterior lateral capsule in his left knee.
Silvino Bracho ARI Out (Elbow) SD Away Bracho has been placed on the 60-day injured list after having Tommy John surgery to repair a partial UCL tear in his right elbow. He will miss the 2019 season.
Garrett Richards SD Out (Elbow) ARI 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) ARI 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) ARI 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) ARI 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) ARI 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) ARI 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) ARI 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 start of June.
Jacob Nix SD Out (Elbow) ARI 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) ARI 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 Questionable (Hamstring) ARI Home Tatis Jr. has landed on the 10-day injured list due to a left hamstring strain. He is targeting a return for Friday's matchup against the Blue Jays.
Miguel Diaz SD Out (Knee) ARI 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 beginning of June.
Brett Kennedy SD Out (Arm) ARI Home Kennedy has been transferred to the 60-day injured list with arm fatigue and is not expected to return until the early part of June.

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