Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Early Season Injuries
Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Early Season Injuries

This article is part of our Fantasy Baseball Injury Report series.

The energy and excitement on Opening Day of Major League Baseball is one of the most anticipated moments in the sports world. Unfortunately, there are numerous players unable to participate in this year's festivities as they start the season on the disabled list. While some are lost for the season, others simply have to wait to make their 2015 debuts.

Justin Verlander
The Tigers will skip Verlander's first start in the rotation to allow the 2011 Cy Young winner to register one more simulated outing as he recovers from a mild triceps strain. He will face live hitters Tuesday and remains on track to pitch Sunday against the Indians. I previously discussed why it was important for Verlander to take his time, but the fact that Detroit isn't even utilizing a DL designation on the right-hander is a good sign the strain is minor. He remains an intriguing bounce-back candid

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Jeff Stotts
Jeff Stotts works as a Certified Athletic Trainer (MAT, ATC, PES, CES). He won the 2011 Best Fantasy Football Article in Print from the Fantasy Sports Trade Association.
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