MLB injury, news and rumors roundup for May 13

Jose Fernandez's fate still hasn't been decided, but it seems inevitable.
Jose Fernandez's fate still hasn't been decided, but it seems inevitable. (USATSI)

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Brewers: As expected they got Ryan Braun back but had to DL Aramis Ramirez.

Cardinals: Tyler Lyons hit the DL with a shoulder strain.

Orioles: Kevin Gausman will get the start Wednesday against the Tigers.

Padres: They activated Carlos Quentin from the DL prior to Tuesday's win in Cincinnati.

Royals: Omar Infante was placed on the DL.

Yankees: It'll be Chase Whitley who is activated to start Thursday with CC Sabathia on the DL. Also, reliever Shawn Kelley was placed on the disabled list, the club announced.


Athletics: Eric O'Flaherty is approaching a rehab assignment (

Cardinals: Jaime Garcia may be who replaces Lyons in the rotation. Jason Motte threw a scoreless inning (14 pitches, 10 for strikes) for Triple-A Memphis ( Finally, Kolten Wong is playing well in Triple-A and might be back soon (Derrick Goold).

Dodgers: Juan Uribe has been cleared to resume playing (

Marlins: Obviously the big news continues to be Jose Fernandez. The latest is that he has a tear in his ulnar-collateral ligament in his throwing elbow and that surgery has been recommended, however, no decision has been officially made by Fernandez or the Marlins.

Pirates: Starling Marte wasn't in the lineup Tuesday due to back tightness (

Rangers: Matt Harrison was removed from his Tuesday start in the second inning due to back stiffness. Also, Neftali Feliz returned to Triple-A from the DL and threw a scoreless inning (

Reds: Jay Bruce might return quicker than was expected, Devin Mesoraco began a rehab assignment, Tony Cingrani appears set to rejoin the rotation Saturday and Mat Latos will throw a bullpen session Wednesday. Head on over to for the full update on each of those four.

Twins: Top prospect Byron Buxton's wrist injury is a re-aggravation of the one that previously slowed him this season (

White Sox: Chris Sale is scheduled for a rehab outing Thursday (

Yankees: An MRI have revealed bone spurs in Carlos Beltran's elbow, but he'll avoid the DL for now.


American League: John Farrell has announced that his assistants for the All-Star Game will be Terry Francona and Ron Gardenhire (

Angels: Hitting coach Don Baylor is looking to return to the club soon from a fractured femur. Also, is Raul Ibanez's job in jeopardy, asks

Astros: Mark Appel could be back to Class A from extended spring training soon (Ultimate Astros).

Athletics: The club has shown interest in trading for Padres first baseman/outfielder Kyle Blanks, reports CSN Bay Area. Also, the closer situation remains unsettled (

Braves: Might they employ a six-man rotation moving forward? They'll do it at least next week (

MLB/umpires: MLB is investigating a tap to the face of Torii Hunter by an umpire, but Hunter himself has no problem with what happened and said it was done "for the good."

Mets: It is unlikely the Wilpon ownership comes to an end, even if Saul Katz sells his stake in the club.

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