Dodgers place Clayton Kershaw on injured list, reinstate Chris Taylor

Dodgers place Clayton Kershaw on injured list, reinstate Chris Taylor

The Dodgers announced they placed Clayton Kershaw on the 15-day injured list citing back pain. porter ChrisTaylor is back from his own IL stint to fill the vacated active roster slot. Los Angeles also called helpers back Reyes Moronta from Triple-A Oklahoma City and optional outfielder James Outman. Kershaw lands on the IL for the … Read more

The Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw is injured but Mookie Betts helps sweep Giants away

The Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw is injured but Mookie Betts helps sweep Giants away

The Dodgers allowed just ten runs in a four-game sweep by the Giants, the first such sweep for Los Angeles in San Francisco since July 1–4, 1977. Mookie Betts and Trea Turner scored in the Dodgers’ 5–3 win on the run day Thursday afternoon, but Los Angeles also lost Clayton Kershaw due to a back … Read more

Twins put Max Kepler and Miguel Sano on 10-day injured list

Twins put Max Kepler and Miguel Sano on 10-day injured list

The twins announced this outfielder Max Kepler and first baseman Miguel Sano were placed on the 10-day injured list. Kepler has a broken toe, while Sano is struggling with an infection in his left knee. With appropriate plays outfielder Markus contraras was called up by Triple-A and the Twins selected the contract as an infielder … Read more

Joel Bitonio becomes a human bobblehead; Anthony Schwartz Injured: What Happened During Day 2 of Browns Training Camp

Joel Bitonio becomes a human bobblehead;  Anthony Schwartz Injured: What Happened During Day 2 of Browns Training Camp

BEREA, Ohio — Joel Bitonio now has a good idea of ​​what his bobble head will look like when the time comes. He was a human, life-size version of the mini-statue at Thursday’s practice, wearing the new, protective Guardian Cap over his helmet to prevent concussion. Bitonio is among one of the groups required to … Read more

Cardinals blacklist Goldschmidt, Arenado and Romine; Matz put on 15-day injured list

Cardinals blacklist Goldschmidt, Arenado and Romine;  Matz put on 15-day injured list

3:56 p.m: Matz has a cruciate ligament tear in his left knee, reports John Denton of MLB.com (via twitter). With similar injuries to other players, this will likely mean Matz will be absent for at least 4-6 weeks, although it is not yet known if he will need surgery. 3:38 p.m: The Cardinals announced several … Read more

Quick Hits: Cardinals starting pitcher Steven Matz records a win but is injured again | St. Louis Cardinals

Quick Hits: Cardinals starting pitcher Steven Matz records a win but is injured again |  St. Louis Cardinals

CINCINNATI — Cardinals manager Oliver Marmol said ahead of Saturday night’s game at Great American Ball Park that the club needed Tyler O’Neill and Steven Matz to be good the rest of the way for the Cardinals to reach their goal of a championship. O’Neill, who hit No. 2 for the second straight night, hit … Read more

Fast hits: Cardinals’ Steven Matz wins for first time since May 2 but is injured again | St. Louis Cardinals

Fast hits: Cardinals’ Steven Matz wins for first time since May 2 but is injured again |  St. Louis Cardinals

CINCINNATI — Cardinals manager Oliver Marmol said ahead of Saturday night’s game at Great American Ball Park that the club needed Tyler O’Neill and Steven Matz to be good the rest of the way for the Cardinals to reach their goal of a championship. O’Neill, who hit No. 2 for the second straight night, hit … Read more

Marlins promote JJ Bleday, put Jorge Soler on injured list

Marlins promote JJ Bleday, put Jorge Soler on injured list

The Marlins picked the contract of the former first-round pick JJ Bleday and added it, according to Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald (via twitter). Bleday’s addition to the squad is a reaction to that Joerg Soler going on the 10-day injured list with lower back spasms. There is no backdating of Soler’s IL placement, … Read more

Rays To Place Wander Franco, Kevin Kiermaier On 10-Day Injured List

Rays To Place Wander Franco, Kevin Kiermaier On 10-Day Injured List

The Rays have lost two regulars to the 10-day injured list, as Wander Franco other Kevin Kiermaier have both been sidelined. As reported earlier, Franco left today’s game due to an injury in his right hand and wrist area, and manager Kevin Cash told reporters (including Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times) that the … Read more

Exhibit closed after giraffe injured one person at Lincoln Children’s Zoo on Saturday | Local

Exhibit closed after giraffe injured one person at Lincoln Children’s Zoo on Saturday |  Local

The giraffe exhibit at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo will remain closed through Monday after a person was injured by one of the zoo’s eight giraffes on Saturday. All giraffes will remain indoors after the incident while staff investigate the matter, a Facebook post said. A giraffe stretches its neck and tongue to try to reach … Read more