1. Under the Knife: MLB Injury Analysis on Ventura, Darvish, Arenado and More

    Josh Beckett threw a no-hitter, and Hyun-Jin Ryu nearly topped it with a perfect game. That's downright impressive, but there's more behind it than just two lucky performances...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 9,641 reads 2 comments

  2. Rockies Lose Nolan Arenado to Preventable Finger Injury, Out 6 Weeks

    There are only two ways to win in sports—collect talent and then keep that talent healthy. The Colorado Rockies have done well with the former, but the latter part is what's kept them down in the standings and out of the playoffs...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 3,514 reads 0 comments

  3. Matt Wieters' Elbow Making Progress, Helped by Controversial Injection

    Matt Wieters is making progress. A trade for another catcher was taken as a sign by many that Wieters might be heading for surgery, but Dan Connelly of the Baltimore Sun corrected that thought ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 4,258 reads 3 comments

  4. Yordano Ventura Latest Victim of Arm Injury, but Royals Rookie Escapes Worst

    The Kansas City Royals received good news on Tuesday after the MRI results on rookie phenom Yordano Ventura came back...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 5,924 reads 6 comments

  5. The Truth Behind Serge Ibaka's Shocking Return from Injury

    If you want to believe in miracles, I won't stop you. People have made fortunes based on hologram bracelets and horse placentae, after all. Most so-called miracles aren't that at all...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 140,551 reads 138 comments

  6. What Season-Ending Neck Injury Means for Prince Fielder's MLB Future

    Prince Fielder has been one of the most durable players in the major leagues over the course of his career...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 6,687 reads 2 comments

  7. Diego Costa Tries Controversial Treatment for Hamstring Prior to Champions Final

    There are times when desperate measures are called for. Getting a star player healthy for one of the biggest football matches of the year might seem like that, but when the answer ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 11,550 reads 9 comments

  8. Luis Suarez Knee Surgery Shouldn't Sideline Him at World Cup for Uruguay

    It is not uncommon for players to have offseason surgery shortly after a long and grueling season. It's not uncommon to have surgery just before the start of a World Cup...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 11,970 reads 17 comments

  9. Under the Knife: MLB Injury Analysis on Harvey, Fielder, Lee and More

    Baseball tends to move at a glacial pace, and even when they do make changes, as with the new replay rules, they tend to do even that at a measured pace...

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  10. Washington Nationals Lose Another Player as Gio Gonzalez Sidelined by Shoulder

    The Washington Nationals have lost Gio Gonzalez for the next few weeks. The Cy Young contender has what the Nationals are calling soreness and inflammation in his pitching ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 1,858 reads 0 comments

  11. Matt Harvey's Return Timeline from Elbow Surgery Puts Mets in Tough Position

    Rehab timelines aren't very flexible. Physical therapists work through a protocol and when an athlete can do all the necessary tasks, they move on to the next one. If they can't, they repeat...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 4,857 reads 4 comments

  12. What New Timeline for Knee Problem Means for CC Sabathia, Yankees

    Joel Sherman of the New York Post had the news today that New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia would be out until July . Sabathia had inflammation of his knee that required a draining, but a trip to see Dr...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 7,148 reads 10 comments

  13. Jose Abreu's Ankle Injury a Red Flag but Manageable for White Sox Medical Staff

    To understand why Jose Abreu's ankle injury is so serious for the White Sox , you need context. Having someone explain posterior tibial tendinitis is nice, but if you don't ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 18,405 reads 21 comments

  14. Joey Votto Quad Strain Will Challenge Reds, Raises Questions About His Health

    The news came from Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports . Joey Votto , the Cincinnati Reds star first baseman, stayed in Cincinnati for an MRI and a consultation with team physician Dr...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 4,018 reads 4 comments

  15. Carlos Beltran's DL Trip Is Bad Omen for 2014 New York Yankees

    The New York Yankees were forced to move Carlos Beltran to the disabled list (DL) on Thursday due to issues arising from a bone spur in his elbow, per Bryan Hoch of MLB.com ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 6,122 reads 7 comments

  16. Under the Knife: MLB Injury Analysis on Fernandez, Sabathia, Wieters and More

    Epidemic of injuries? I'm not sure. I'm here every week and have been for better than a decade, occasionally feeling like a prophet in the wilderness who is derided by the people and unsure of his own pronouncements...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 4,303 reads 1 comments

  17. Another Injured Ranger Pitcher as Martin Perez Elbow Inflammation Sidelines Him

    The Rangers have struggled to keep their pitchers healthy this year. This is unusual for the team, though over the past couple seasons, this staff has been fragile...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 1,155 reads 0 comments

  18. Baltimore Orioles' Matt Wieters Faces Big Decision About Injured Elbow

    While the potential of Tommy John surgery is normally not as dire for a position player as for a pitcher, the prospect for a catcher could actually be more complex...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 7,160 reads 8 comments

  19. CC Sabathia Knee Puts Him on Shelf, Yankees Struggle to Find Starters

    The New York Yankees elected to play it safe with their ace, placing CC Sabathia on the 15-day disabled list due to inflammation in his knee ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 6,403 reads 19 comments

  20. Marqise Lee Injuries Drop Him in NFL Draft but Will Lead to Insurance Payout

    The NCAA often talks about its catastrophic insurance plan as one of the reasons that players should stay in school...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 120,826 reads 28 comments

  21. Marlins Send Jose Fernandez to DL, Diagnosed with Sprained Elbow

    The Miami Marlins got quite the shock on Monday. Jose Fernandez was sent to Los Angeles for an MRI to check his elbow. According to Ken Rosenthal of MLB Network , the diagnosis was a sprained elbow...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 1,529 reads 0 comments

  22. Under the Knife: MLB Injury Analysis on Harper, Puig, Wieters and More

    Every week, it seems like I'm writing about more and more injuries, but in the decade-plus I've been doing this, there's been so much progress...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 2 months ago 5,921 reads 3 comments

  23. Hyun-Jin Ryu Just Latest Dodger Pitcher to Head to DL with Arm Problem

    Just as Clayton Kershaw is coming off the disabled list, Hyun -Jin Ryu is heading onto the disabled list with a shoulder injury. The Los Angeles Dodgers swap their No. 3 pitcher for their No...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 2 months ago 1,538 reads 0 comments

  24. Michael Bourn Hamstring Injury Could Mean Big Trouble for Indians

    Michael Bourn could be headed back to the disabled list after starting the season there. His repaired left hamstring is acting up again, a big problem so closely after surgery...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 2 months ago 1,425 reads 1 comments

  25. Cut Forces Matt Cain to DL, but Don't Expect Much Time Off from Giants

    Missing any time is frustrating to Matt Cain , but the San Francisco Giants are making good use of a little understood MLB rule in order to minimize that lost time...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 2 months ago 1,660 reads 5 comments