Category Archives: Injuries

Dodgers, Padres Complete Matt Kemp Trade

The Matt Kemp era in Los Angeles is over. After weeks of speculation, the Dodgers have agreed to send Kemp to the San Diego Padres, along with catcher Tim Federowicz, in exchange for catcher Yasmani Grandal and right-handers Joe Wieland … Continue reading

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Dodgers Sign Brandon McCarthy for 4yrs/$48M

Andrew Friedman is not messing around. The Dodgers president of baseball operations was firing on all cylinders Wednesday afternoon. It started when he traded for shortstop Jimmy Rollins. Then he somehow managed to turn Dee Gordon’s career year into Andrew … Continue reading

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Brett Anderson will be 2015’s version of Phil Hughes

Brett Anderson is an immense talent. I don’t think you’ll find anyone who will debate that the dude can flat-out pitch and pitch well. This has been obvious throughout Anderson’s career. Ole Red Beard, a compliment if ever there was … Continue reading

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J.J. Hardy Injury: Minnesota Twins Shortstop Lands on DL with Wrist Injury

The injuries just keep on coming for the Minnesota Twins. In March, the club lost All-Star closer Joe Nathan for the year after he underwent Tommy John surgery. Last week, reigning American League MVP Joe Mauer sat out with a … Continue reading

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Joe Nathan Injury: Minnesota’s All-Star Closer Opts for Tommy John Surgery

It’s official, the Minnesota Twins will be without All-Star closer Joe Nathan for the 2010 campaign. Nathan elected to undergo Tommy John ligament replacement surgery today after feeling continued pain and discomfort following a bullpen session with pitching coach Rick … Continue reading

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Nomar Hangs Up His Overly Adjusted Batting Gloves…As a Member of the Red Sox

This morning, Nomar Garciaparra signed a one-day minor league contract with the Boston Red Sox so that his dream of retiring in a Sox uniform could be realized. After GM Theo Epstein unveiled the signing at a press conference, Nomar … Continue reading

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Joe Nathan Injury: Minnesota Closer Tears Elbow Ligament, Twins Look to Plan B

Joe Nathan reportedly has a torn ulnar collateral ligament. At best, it’s partially torn and he’ll be able to avoid surgery and pitch through the pain this season, albeit with a seriously diminished skill-set due to the injury. At worst, … Continue reading

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