MLB injury, news and rumor roundup for April 27

Doug Fister threw four innings in a rehab start Sunday.
Doug Fister threw four innings in a rehab start Sunday. (USATSI)

More MLB: Power Rankings | Expert Picks | Latest news & notes | Fantasy news

Short and sweet on this night, as it was a slow news day other than the 15 games. We love those. Just concentrate on the game action.


Angels: Josh Hamilton will miss another month as he recovers from his thumb injury (MLB Network Radio).

Brewers: Ryan Braun (intercostal strain) and Jean Segura (head/face) are both expected to avoid the disabled list (

Dodgers: Hanley Ramirez's injured thumb was still numb Sunday morning (

Nationals: Bryce Harper has been placed on the DL with a thumb injury and there may be ligament damage. Also, Doug Fister made his first minor-league rehab start as he recovers from an oblique injury. He got through four innings, allowing six hits and three runs, though all three were unearned ( Danny Espinosa has a bruised kneecap, but could avoid missing any games (

Orioles: Chris Davis has landed on the DL with an oblique injury. Manny Machado, meanwhile, is still crushing High-A pitching. He was 4-for-4 with two doubles Sunday (

Padres: Cameron Maybin was activated from the DL and played Sunday.

Rangers: Matt Harrison was activated from the DL and made his first start of the season Sunday.


Clay Hensley: The former MLB pitcher (seven seasons with the Padres, Marlins and Giants) has decided to retire (James Larken Smith).

Tigers: With Anibal Sanchez on the disabled list, the club may look to Robbie Ray -- who was acquired in the Doug Fister trade -- to join the rotation (

CBS Sports Writer

Matt Snyder has been a baseball writer with CBS Sports since 2011. A member of the BBWAA, he's now covered the last six World Series beginning with the epic 2011 Fall Classic. The former Indiana University... Full Bio

Show Comments Hide Comments
Our Latest Stories