The Big Hurt

Rick
Wilton
May 13, 2012 12:02 AM GMT
The White Sox were counting on Chris Sale to provide them with a huge boost to the starting rotation. The Royals felt Jonathan Sanchez will give then a number one type starter. Now both have health issues that need to be watched closely.
Rick
Wilton
May 07, 2012 12:02 AM GMT
Injury week in review: The Brewers lose Mat Gamel; several key pitching injuries—and two highly-anticipated activations are expected this week.
Rick
Wilton
May 05, 2012 12:02 AM GMT
The big name injuries continue this week as the Yankees' Mariano Rivera suffers a serious knee injury and the Giants lose Pablo Sandoval to another hand injury.
Rick
Wilton
May 02, 2012 12:02 AM GMT
The Tampa Bay Rays' Evan Longoria suffered a serious hamstring injury and may miss a significant amount of time.
Rick
Wilton
April 30, 2012 12:03 AM GMT
The injury week in review: Sergio Santos lands on the DL and it will put a dent in his saves totals. Two rock dependable starters the past few seasons, Mark Pelrey of the Mets and the Brewers’ Chris Narveson left their owners scrambling for starting pitching.
Rick
Wilton
April 29, 2012 1:00 AM GMT
As frustrating as it is losing players to unsuspected injuries, players with long injury histories can frustrate us too. There is a lesson here that we fail to remember sometimes: players with long histories should not be rostered unless absolutely necessary. The two latest pieces of evidence are Freddy Sanchez and Dustin McGowan.
Rick
Wilton
April 28, 2012 1:02 AM GMT
This supremely talented power pitcher has been diagnosed with a tear in the anterior portion of the labrum in his pitching shoulder. What is his outlook for recovery? Plus a Carl Crawford update...
Rick
Wilton
April 22, 2012 12:03 AM GMT
Five marquee players landed on the disabled list with a collection of ailments and their owners are waiting for good news regarding their return. Even if you don’t own one of these, they have proven in the past to be the type of player to turn a race around with a hot streak. Which of these players should we be most concerned about and which one is likely to return and make an immediate positive impact?
Rick
Wilton
April 15, 2012 12:03 AM GMT
There is never a good time to suffer an injury to a starting pitcher because of the lack of replacement options, but early in the season you do have a few more choices. Thus getting the jump on the potential injury situation is important. Here is a look at a handful of starters and their early season struggles. Are they struggling early on due to some sort of hidden injury or just early season rust?
Rick
Wilton
April 08, 2012 12:01 AM GMT
Now that all of the positional injury reports are done, how can they help you both on draft day and during the season in managing your roster? In general use the charts below and reports under Dr. HQ as an overall look at each position and leagues. It’s not a foolproof system but it does tell you where the injury mine fields are so you can adjust your draft strategies. Here's several examples of how to use these reports is to help increase your odds of winning your league.
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