The Big Hurt

Rick
Wilton
July 01, 2012 11:02 PM GMT
Yankee starters C.C. Sabathia and Andy Pettitte will miss key time during the second half. Also, two promising starters, Clay Buchholz and Daniel Hudson are on the DL, and one is out for the year.
Rick
Wilton
June 24, 2012 11:02 PM GMT
The volume of injuries finally has slowed down to a normal level. Still, we are getting our share of elbow injuries, and yes, another couple of strained obliques ...
Rick
Wilton
June 23, 2012 11:02 PM GMT
Veterans Troy Tulowitzki and Adrian Gonzalez are key components to their major league teams and fantasy owners. What is the outlook for the rest of the season?
Rick
Wilton
June 17, 2012 11:03 PM GMT
While it is not a big name week for injuries, Josh Beckett and Brandon Beachy all have their owners on their toes looking for have was decent replacements.
Rick
Wilton
June 16, 2012 11:03 PM GMT
Up until last week, the theme for this major league season was the oblique injury, with a record setting number of this type of injury already having occurred. We get a reprieve if only for a week or so but I’m sure there are better ways to take our minds off these pesky side injuries. This week three high profile players battle elbow issues and all three eventually could be Tommy John candidates.
Rick
Wilton
June 10, 2012 11:03 PM GMT
Quality starting pitchers are hard to replace and with two new key injuries to Jaime Garcia and Carl Pavano, their owners are looking for any decent arms. Plus a bunch of retroactive moves this week.
Rick
Wilton
June 08, 2012 11:03 PM GMT
When I began covering injuries back in 1993, Tommy John surgery was not nearly as successful as it is now. Torn labrums, flexor mass injuries, modified Mumford surgery, microfracture knee surgery and others were rarely reported because they either didn’t exist or the journalist reporting on the injury did not report true name for various reasons. And oblique injuries? Very, very rare.
Rick
Wilton
June 03, 2012 11:02 PM GMT
Another fun week at the office watching the waiver wire and transaction wires run at full speed. Even with all the disabled list moves we've had, just a tad over 250 so far, this is not a record setting pace—yet.
Rick
Wilton
June 01, 2012 11:03 PM GMT
With Roy Halladay and Jered Weaver landing on the disabled list week, the fallacy that some players were shielded from going on the DL has been exposed.
Rick
Wilton
May 27, 2012 11:02 PM GMT
Concussions and oblique injuries seem to be in-vogue this season and we have more of the same this week. Plus several key players come off the DL ...
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