Jeff Stotts recommends having a replacement option readily available in case Cubs shortstop Javier Baez isn’t quickly back in action.
Mets pitcher Steven Matz is on the IL with nerve discomfort in his arm, and although he’s eligible to return this week, Jeff Stotts cautions that he’s a risky player moving forward.
Jeff Stotts examines the injuries of key Washington players Trea Turner, Juan Soto and Anthony Rendon.
Jeff Stotts says that one of the league’s top prospects could miss a significant amount of time after injuring his leg during a freak play on Sunday.
Jeff Stotts details yet another Yankee injury, as outfielder Aaron Judge is out for at least six weeks with an oblique strain.
Cleveland will be without Mike Clevinger for at least 60 days as he was placed on the injured list for a strain of his right teres major muscle.
The Yankees have sent 11 players to the injured list since the beginning of the season, including third baseman Miguel Andujar, who’s out with an injured shoulder.
Jeff Stotts is concerned Giancarlo Stanton could be out a long time because of the unknowns surrounding the biceps injury that sent him to the injured list Monday.
Jeff Stotts analyzes some notable injury situations Opening Day approaches, including the Indians' Francisco Lindor and his calf strain. When will Lindor return?
Jeff Stotts suggests downgrading Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius in all formats and also to consider benching or dropping him in one-year leagues.
Jeff Stotts looks at a few players whose health status is currently in limbo, including Boston’s Mookie Betts who has what is being described as a “side” injury.
Jeff Stotts expects closer Kenley Jansen, who has missed time with a heart arrhythmia, will be back with the Dodgers for their series against Cincinnati.
Jeff Stotts explains that Salvador Perez’ sprained thumb is a good example of why expanded September rosters have a negative impact on fantasy teams.
The A’s lefty pitcher Sean Manaea is on the 10-day DL, which could have an impact on fantasy playoffs, and Jeff Stotts warns the missed time could stretch beyond that.
Jeff Stotts warns fantasy owners to be prepared for Yankees shortstop DiDi Gregorius to miss at least a few games after he was diagnosed with a heel contusion in his left foot.
With the fantasy postseason quickly approaching, Jeff Stotts is devoting his column to as many different players as possible, starting with Astros second baseman Jose Altuve.
Astros players keep popping up on Jeff Stotts’ report, including outfielder George Springer, who hit the DL with an injured thumb.
Jeff Stotts discusses the injuries of Astros’ star infielders, Carlos Correa, who’s targeted to return in early August, and Jose Altuve who just went on the DL with knee soreness.
In one of the more unusual ailments Jeff Stotts has seen, Noah Syndergaard contracted contagious hand, foot and mouth disease and will miss a week or more.
Jeff Stotts reveals his annual All-Scar Team, headlined by the fragile Byron Buxton, who might be the All-Scar MVP this season.
More than one player missed time last week with injuries stemming from a stray foul ball or pitch, including Red Sox outfielder J.D. Martinez, who's expected to start Monday.
Jeff Stotts recommends steering clear of injury prone Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, who’s spent the last two months rehabbing a strained right hip flexor and quad.
When it comes to injury management, Jeff Stotts suggests giving a formerly injured player, like Ronald Acuna, who will soon to be activated from the DL, time to acclimate before reinserting him into a lineup.
Jeff Stotts says that a new treatment and a tweak to Rich Hill’s mechanics have the Dodgers encouraged about a long-lasting return from the DL for chronic blister problems.
Jeff Stotts notes that after he initially was placed on the 10-day DL, Angel’s star Shohei Ohtani was diagnosed with a Grade 2 UCL sprain, which ultimately could mean Tommy John surgery.
Los Angeles’ star pitcher Clayton Kershaw will miss at least a month while healing from inflammation in his back – his fourth time battling a back injury.
Jeff Stotts notes pitcher Yu Darvish is dealing with triceps tendinitis, and the Cubs are taking a proactive approach to the injury by keeping him out for at least one start.
Jeff Stotts explains that Dodger pitcher Rich Hill won’t pitch for at least four weeks while he attempts to heal from an ongoing blister problem.
Dodger ace Clayton Kershaw has been placed on the 10-day DL, and Jeff Stotts notes the Dodgers often take a conservative approach to Kershaw’s health, so his DL stint could be extended.
As MLB sees an influx of hamstring injuries, including Texas third baseman Adrian Beltre’s recent strain, Jeff Stotts reviews the ins and outs of this type of injury and how it affects players.