- On Wednesday, the Los Angeles Angels announced that outfielder Josh Hamilton has tore the UCL in his left thumb and will be out the next six to eight weeks after undergoing surgery. Twenty-six year old J.B. Shuck, who just missed the cut out of Spring Training, will replace Hamilton. In eight games this season, Hamilton is 12-for-33, and leads the American League in Slugging Percentage and OPS+.
- The White Sox announced on Thursday that outfielder Avisail Garcia will undergo season-ending labrum surgery in his left shoulder. He was acquired in the Jake Peavy-to-Boston deal, that sent Jose Iglesias to Detroit, whom Garcia will be joining in missing 2014. The twenty-two year old is 8-for-34 with 2 homers and 4 RBI in eight games this season.
- Today, MLB.com's Mark Sheldon tweeted that Reds' lefty Aroldis Chapman will throw his first bullpen session on Monday. It will be his first time on the mound since late in Spring Training since being hit in the face, which caused him to have a mild concussion. He received screws and a plate inserted around his eye to repair bone damage. Thankfully, he was okay, and did not receive any brain damage.
Here's the latest on injuries over the past few days...