Player Injuries

NL
UPDATED PLAYER POS STATUS PROGNOSIS COMMENT
LAD
12/16/2016 Yimi Garcia P Day-to-Day Arm Garcia had Tommy John surgery in late October and will miss the 2017 season, according to Bill Plunkett of the Orange County Register.
SD
11/09/2016 Robbie Erlin P Day-to-Day Elbow LHP Robbie Erlin is not expected to return to action until possibly halfway through the 2017 season as he recovers from Tommy John surgery.
11/09/2016 Carter Capps P Day-to-Day Elbow RHP Carter Capps is recovering from Tommy John surgery and hopes to be ready for the start of the 2017 season.
AL
UPDATED PLAYER POS STATUS PROGNOSIS COMMENT
LAA
12/03/2016 Albert Pujols DH Day-to-Day Foot The Angels announced that Pujols had surgery on his plantar fascia and the recovery for this type of surgery is four months. There is a chance this may impact the start of the regular season.
OAK
11/16/2016 Felix Doubront P Day-to-Day Elbow Doubront underwent Tommy John surgery in April of 2016 and the hope is that he is ready by April or May of the 2017 season.
11/05/2016 Chris Bassitt P Day-to-Day Elbow RHP Chris Bassitt is expected to miss the early part of the 2017 season as he recovers from Tommy John surgery.
TEX
11/17/2016 Prince Fielder DH Day-to-Day Neck INF Prince Fielder will be placed on the 60-day disabled list closer to the 2017 regular season. After undergoing a second neck surgery, there is no plans for Fielder to ever play again.
01/18/2017 Jake Diekman P Day-to-Day Ulcerative Colitis Diekman will have surgery soon to help alleviate his ulcerative colitis and is expected to miss half of the 2017 season, according to Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.