DR HQ: Weekly Wrapup, April 30-May 6

A busy injury week; follow these links for more on Evan Longoria, Nolan Reimold, Mariano Rivera and Pablo Sandoval. In addition:

Mat Gamel (1B, MIL)
Injury: Torn right ACL
DL date: May 4
Estimated DL Time: Out rest of the season

Justin Morneau (1B, MIN)
Injury: Sore right wrist
DL date: Retro to May 1
Estimated DL time: Unknown until he sees team doc. Our estimate is roughly three weeks.

Houston Street (RHP, SD)
Injury: Strained upper right lat
DL Date: May 5
Estimated DL Time: Typical lat injury takes four weeks. Even though he says it will be shorter, data says otherwise.

Cory Luebke (LHP, SD)
Injury: Strained pitching elbow
DL date: retro to April 28
Estimated DL Time: Out indefinitely, pending tests on the severity of torn ligaments. Tommy John surgery possible.

Yuniesky Betancourt (SS, KC)
Injury: Sprained right ankle
DL date: May 3
Estimated DL Time: 3-4 weeks for nagging injured ankle.


Key players coming off the DL this week…


Lance Berkman (1B, STL)
Injury: Strained left calf muscle
Rehab update and ETA:  Running at 85% and Cards believe he will be back by the end of the week.

Carlos Quentin (OF, SD)
Injury: Recovery from right knee surgery
Rehab update and ETA:  Out on a rehab assignment and is a likely activation later in the week.

Doug Fister (RHP, DET)
Injury: Strained costochondral
Rehab update and ETA:  Making solid progress and is expected to be activated this week.

Ryan Zimmerman (3B, WAS)
Injury: Inflammation AC joint in his right shoulder
Rehab update and ETA: Both weekend hitting sessions were very positive. He is very likely to be activated this week.


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