Fantasy Spring Training Injury Update With Timetables For Return
P. Brandon Beachy — out for the season with Tommy John surgery .
P. Kris Medlan — out for the season with Tommy John surgery.
P. Mike Minor — out until mid-may.
C. Evan Gattis — off-season knee surgery revealed, questionable for opening day.
Boston Red Sox
P. Ryan Dempster — out for the season.
SS. Starlin Castro — shooting for opening day return from hamstring injury.
Chicago White Sox
RP. Ardolis Chapman — underwent surgery to repair fracture over left eye. Shooting for return around May 1.
P. Matt Latos — felt fine after throwing first live pitches since surgery on Monday. Shooting for early April return.
P. Johnny Ceuto – scratched from latest spring training start. Opening day in question.
P. Homer Bailey — same as above.
OF. Michael Bourn – harmstring concerns put both opening day and his ultimate stolen base potential in doubt.
P. Jhoulys Chacin — Out into early May with shoulder troubles.
SS. Jose Iglesias — out for season with stress fractures in both legs.
RP. Bruce Rondon — out for the season with Tommy John surgery.
OF: Raja Davis — looks set for opening day, but harmstring concerns arent’ good for SB specialist.
2B. Omar Infante — elbow bone-spur a concern. Trip to DL possible.
Los Angeles Angels
OF. Josh Hamilton – expected for opening day.
Los Angeles Dodgers
OF. Carl Crawford — Not with team in Australia, questionable for American opening day.
OF. Matt Kemp -- same as above.
P. Josh Beckett — faced minor leaguers this week. May start season on the DL.
P. Chad Billingsly – out until at least June.
New York Mets
2B. Daniel Murphy — out this week with a leg injury. Opening day questionable
RP. Jonathon Niese — will start season on DL with elbow issues, but is expected to pitch in Mets’ first homestand.
SP. Matt Harvey — out for the year with Tommy John surgery.
New York Yankees
OF. Jacoby Ellsbury — MRI on injured calf came back negative. Expected for opening day.
SP. Jarrod Parker — out for the season with Tommy John.
SP. Scott Kazmir — threw successful bullpen this week, still questionable for start of the season.
SP. A.J. Griffin — expected to miss first month of the season with elbow issues.
SP. Cole Hamels — arm tendinitis. Trowing bullpens and slated for early May return.
SP. Francisco Liriano – questionable for first start with groin tightness.
P. Taijuan Walker — doubtful for start of the season with shoulder issues.
St. Louis Cardinals
P. Jaime Garcia — may return in early May.
SS. Elvis Andrus — resting after elbow tightness. Says he is on track for opening day.
3B. Adrian Beltre – returned Thursday from quadricep injury.
P. Matt Harrison – could return from back surgeries in mid-April
P. Derek Holland — earliest return would be June from knee issues.
Toronto Blue Jays
P. Doug Fister — will pitch over the weekend. Team expects him to be ready for his first start.