Fantasy News

  • Infante to have right elbow checked out

    Omar Infante

    Royals second baseman Omar Infante will have an MRI on his troublesome right elbow Friday. Infante was scratched from the lineup -- he was going to be the designated hitter in Kansas City's game against Cleveland in Goodyear, Ariz.

  • Minor confident that shoulder injury isn't major

    Mike Minor

    Though Mike Minor is attempting to remain optimistic leading up to next week's visit with Dr. James Andrews, he can't avoid the reality that less than two full weeks into Spring Training, he is already dealing with the same left shoulder discomfort that plagued him throughout last year's frustrating season.

  • Steady progress for Tanaka, CC, but no rush

    Masahiro Tanaka

    Masahiro Tanaka and CC Sabathia are continuing to progress toward game action, and the Yankees believe that both pitchers are on course to be ready for Opening Day.

  • Votto likely to make spring debut Saturday

    Joey Votto

    Joey Votto is scheduled to be in the Reds' lineup for his spring debut on Saturday, when the club travels to play the Royals at Surprise Stadium.

  • Darvish set to have MRI on right triceps

    Yu Darvish

    Rangers starter Yu Darvish will have a MRI on his right triceps muscle Friday, followed by an examination by team orthopedist Dr. Keith Meister. The results of the MRI are not expected until Saturday.

  • Ausmus hopeful Miggy will be ready for Opening Day

    Miguel Cabrera

    Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said Thursday that first baseman Miguel Cabrera is "on track" for Opening Day barring a setback, but he's focused on Cabrera getting healthy in due time, whether it's for the start of the season or shortly thereafter.

  • Pence out 6-8 weeks after breaking left forearm

    Hunter Pence

    Giants outfielder Hunter Pence was hit by a pitch in the sixth inning of Thursday's Cactus League game against the Cubs, suffering a non-displaced fracture of the ulna bone in his left forearm. He is expected to be out six to eight weeks.

  • Normal soreness good sign day after Werth swings bat

    Jayson Werth

    The Nationals are encouraged with the progress made by Jayson Werth, who experienced some natural soreness Thursday morning, one day after swinging a bat for the first time since right shoulder surgery in January.

  • Wainwright one step closer to return

    Adam Wainwright

    With all having gone well in a high-intensity bullpen session on Thursday, Cardinals right-hander Adam Wainwright is expected to face hitters the next time he takes the mound.

  • Red Sox cautious, but optimistic about Castillo

    Rusney Castillo

    A day of rest did wonders for Rusney Castillo. After being diagnosed with a strained left oblique on Wednesday, the Red Sox center fielder came to camp on Thursday with the injury much improved.