Major League Baseball (MLB) Injury Report – Week Ending June 8, 2007

Arizona Diamondbacks
Jason Smith 3B/SS May 19, 2007 15-day Appendicitis
Chad Tracy 3B May 16, 2007 15-day Sore left ribcage
Jeff DaVanon CF/RF Mar 31, 2007 60-day Sore shoulder, ankle sprain

Atlanta Braves
Chipper Jones 3B May 24, 2007 15-day Sore right hand
Anthony Lerew SP/RP May 20, 2007 15-day Ulnar neuritis
Mike González RP May 16, 2007 15-day Left elbow surgery – out for season
Willy Aybar 3B Mar 25, 2007 15-day Sprained right hand
Mike Hampton SP Mar 24, 2007 60-day Torn elbow tendon – out for season
Tanyon Sturtze RP Mar 24, 2007 60-day Recovery from right shoulder surgery

Baltimore Orioles
Ramón Hernández C Jun 7, 2007 15-day Groin contusion
Jon Leicester RP May 13, 2007 15-day Strained shoulder
Adam Loewen SP May 2, 2007 60-day Left elbow stress fracture
Jaret Wright SP Apr 30, 2007 15-day Recurring right shoulder soreness
Kris Benson SP Mar 23, 2007 60-day Torn right rotator cuff – out for season

Boston Red Sox
Mike Timlin RP May 3, 2007 15-day Right shoulder tendinitis
Jon Lester SP Mar 23, 2007 15-day Recovery from cancer treatment
Matt Clement SP Mar 23, 2007 15-day Recovery from right shoulder surgery

Chicago Cubs
Daryle Ward 1B Jun 3, 2007 15-day Strained left hip
Ángel Guzmán RP/SP Jun 2, 2007 15-day Strained right elbow
Henry Blanco C May 31, 2007 15-day Cervical herniated disc
Wade Miller SP Apr 23, 2007 15-day Middle back spasms
Kerry Wood SP Mar 29, 2007 60-day Right shoulder tendinitis
Mark Prior SP Mar 28, 2007 60-day Right shoulder surgery – out for season
Roberto Novoa RP Mar 21, 2007 60-day Right humeral head fracture

Chicago White Sox
Joe Crede 3B Jun 5, 2007 15-day Lower back inflammation
Darin Erstad CF/1B Jun 1, 2007 15-day Sprained left ankle
Pablo Ozuna LF/3B May 28, 2007 60-day Fractured right fibula
Scott Podsednik LF Apr 16, 2007 15-day Right adductor pull

Cincinnati Reds
Ryan Freel CF/3B May 29, 2007 15-day Head/neck contusions
Eric Milton SP May 9, 2007 15-day Left elbow sprain
Eddie Guardado RP Apr 1, 2007 60-day Torn ligament, left elbow
Elizardo Ramírez SP Mar 23, 2007 15-day Right shoulder tendinitis
Bill Bray RP Mar 23, 2007 15-day Sprained left index finger
Jerry Gil SS Mar 23, 2007 60-day Right elbow surgery – out for season

Cleveland Indians
Jake Westbrook SP May 3, 2007 15-day Strained left abdominal muscle

Colorado Rockies
Zach McClellan RP May 14, 2007 15-day Right shoulder inflammation

Detroit Tigers
Zach Miner SP/RP Jun 6, 2007 15-day Right elbow tendinitis
Nate Robertson SP Jun 6, 2007 15-day Left arm fatigue
Joel Zumaya RP May 3, 2007 15-day Ruptured tendon, right middle finger
Román Colón RP Mar 31, 2007 15-day Recovery from neck surgery
Tony Giarratano SS Mar 31, 2007 60-day Right shoulder surgery
Edward Campusano RP Mar 31, 2007 60-day Left elbow surgery – out for season
Vance Wilson C Mar 30, 2007 15-day Sore right elbow
Kenny Rogers SP Mar 25, 2007 60-day Blood clot left shoulder, out 3-4 months

Florida Marlins
Ricky Nolasco SP/RP May 18, 2007 15-day Right elbow inflammation
Mike Jacobs 1B May 14, 2007 15-day Fractured right thumb
Cody Ross RF/CF May 6, 2007 15-day Left hamstring strain
Alejandro De Aza CF Apr 16, 2007 15-day Sprained right ankle
Josh Johnson SP/RP Mar 23, 2007 15-day Ulnar nerve irritation, right arm
José García SP Mar 23, 2007 60-day Elbow soreness
Carlos Martínez RP Mar 23, 2007 15-day Recovery from right elbow surgery
Logan Kensing RP Mar 23, 2007 60-day Recovery from right elbow surgery

Houston Astros
Rick White RP Jun 2, 2007 15-day Pinched nerve in neck
Héctor Giménez C Mar 28, 2007 60-day Torn right labrum – out for season
Brandon Backe SP Mar 28, 2007 15-day Right elbow surgery – out for season

Kansas City Royals
Ross Gload 1B/LF May 14, 2007 15-day Torn right quadriceps
Luke Hudson RP May 11, 2007 15-day Right biceps tendinitis – out 2-3 months
Reggie Sanders RF/LF May 3, 2007 15-day Left hamstring tear
John Bale SP/RP Apr 1, 2007 60-day Shoulder & back strain
Leo Núñez RP Apr 1, 2007 60-day Hairline fracture, right wrist
Angel Sánchez SS Mar 28, 2007 60-day Right elbow surgery – out for season
Joe Nelson RP Mar 23, 2007 60-day Torn right labrum – out 2-3 months

Los Angeles Angels
Maicer Izturis 3B/2B May 21, 2007 15-day Recurring right hamstring strain
Justin Speier RP May 1, 2007 15-day Flu-like symptoms
Juan Rivera LF/CF Mar 23, 2007 60-day Recovery from broken left leg
Dallas McPherson 3B Mar 23, 2007 60-day Back surgery

Los Angeles Dodgers
Ramón E. Martínez SS/3B Jun 4, 2007 15-day Lower back pain
Yhency Brazobán RP Jun 1, 2007 15-day Right shoulder strain
Chin-hui Tsao RP May 20, 2007 15-day Right shoulder strain
Marlon Anderson 2B/RF May 5, 2007 15-day Right elbow surgery – out 8-12 weeks
Jason Repko CF/LF Mar 23, 2007 15-day Torn hamstring tendons – out for season

Milwaukee Brewers
Rickie Weeks 2B May 30, 2007 15-day Right wrist tendinitis
Elmer Dessens RP/SP May 19, 2007 15-day Right shoulder strain
Corey Koskie 3B Apr 1, 2007 15-day Recovery from post-concussive syndrome

Minnesota Twins
Glen Perkins RP May 22, 2007 15-day Strained muscle, left shoulder
Dennys Reyes RP May 21, 2007 15-day Left shoulder inflammation
Jesse Crain RP May 16, 2007 60-day Right shoulder surgery – out for season
Josh Rabe LF/RF May 10, 2007 15-day Right shoulder inflammation
Rondell White LF/DH Apr 5, 2007 15-day Right calf tear
Francisco Liriano SP Mar 24, 2007 60-day Left elbow surgery – out for season
Alejandro Machado 2B Mar 23, 2007 60-day Torn labrum, right shoulder

New York Mets
Endy Chávez LF/CF Jun 7, 2007 15-day Strained left hamstring
Shawn Green RF May 26, 2007 15-day Hairline fracture, right foot
Moisés Alou LF May 13, 2007 15-day Strained left quad
Dave Williams SP Mar 23, 2007 15-day Herniated disc in neck
Juan Padilla RP Mar 23, 2007 60-day Partial tendon tear, right elbow
Duaner Sánchez RP Mar 23, 2007 15-day Fractured right shoulder, out 3-5 months
Pedro Martínez SP Mar 23, 2007 15-day Recovery from torn right rotator cuff

New York Yankees
Doug Mientkiewicz 1B Jun 3, 2007 15-day Concussion, fractured right wrist
Jason Giambi DH/1B May 31, 2007 15-day Plantar fasciitis – out 3-4 weeks
Darrell Rasner SP/RP May 20, 2007 60-day Broken right index finger – out 3 months
Phil Hughes SP May 2, 2007 60-day Strained left hamstring – out 4-6 weeks
Jeff Karstens SP Apr 29, 2007 15-day Fractured right fibula – out 6-8 weeks
Carl Pavano SP Apr 10, 2007 60-day Right elbow surgery – out for season
Humberto Sánchez SP Mar 23, 2007 60-day Right elbow surgery – out for season
José Veras RP Mar 23, 2007 60-day Bone chips, right elbow – out 8-12 weeks

Oakland Athletics
Milton Bradley CF/RF Jun 3, 2007 15-day Right calf strain
Connor Robertson RP May 22, 2007 15-day Fractured right thumb
Justin Duchscherer RP May 15, 2007 15-day Right hip strain
Huston Street RP May 13, 2007 15-day Right ulnar nerve irritation
Chris Snelling LF/CF May 11, 2007 15-day Left knee contusion
Mike Piazza DH/C May 3, 2007 15-day Sprained right shoulder – out 4-6 weeks
Bobby Kielty RF/LF Apr 29, 2007 60-day Strained left calf
Rich Harden SP Apr 16, 2007 15-day Right shoulder strain
Esteban Loaiza SP Mar 25, 2007 60-day Spasms in right trapezius
Chris Denorfia CF/RF Mar 24, 2007 60-day Right elbow surgery – out for season

Philadelphia Phillies
Brett Myers RP/SP May 24, 2007 15-day Strained right shoulder
Tom Gordon RP May 2, 2007 15-day Right rotator cuff inflammation
Scott Mathieson SP Apr 1, 2007 15-day Recovery from right elbow surgery

Pittsburgh Pirates
Salomón Torres RP Jun 9, 2007 15-day Right medial elbow inflammation
John Wasdin RP/SP May 2, 2007 15-day Sprained right thumb

San Diego Padres
Brian Giles RF May 20, 2007 15-day Right knee contusion

San Francisco Giants
Russ Ortiz SP Jun 7, 2007 15-day Strained right forearm
Dave Roberts CF May 10, 2007 15-day Bone spurs, left elbow

Seattle Mariners
Sean White RP Jun 2, 2007 15-day Right biceps tendinitis
Horacio Ramírez SP May 25, 2007 15-day Left shoulder tendinitis
Jeff Weaver SP May 11, 2007 15-day Right shoulder tendinitis
Arthur Rhodes RP Apr 2, 2007 60-day Torn elbow ligament – out for season
César Jiménez RP Mar 23, 2007 60-day Stress fracture, left elbow
Mark Lowe RP Mar 23, 2007 60-day Recovery from right elbow surgery

St. Louis Cardinals
Yadier Molina C May 30, 2007 15-day Fractured left wrist – out 4-6 weeks
Preston Wilson RF May 6, 2007 15-day Right knee inflammation
Chris Carpenter SP Apr 2, 2007 15-day Right elbow impingement – out 3-4 months
Josh Kinney RP Mar 23, 2007 60-day Torn right elbow ligament-out for season
Mark Mulder SP Mar 23, 2007 15-day Recovery from left shoulder surgery

Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Shawn Riggans C Jun 2, 2007 15-day Right elbow tendinitis
Josh Paul C May 20, 2007 60-day Sprained left elbow
Rocco Baldelli CF May 16, 2007 15-day Strained left hamstring

Texas Rangers
Hank Blalock 3B May 17, 2007 60-day Thoracic outlet syndrome
Brad Wilkerson LF/RF May 16, 2007 15-day Pulled right hamstring
Ron Mahay RP May 12, 2007 15-day Strained ribcage
Jamey Wright SP Apr 11, 2007 15-day Right shoulder inflammation
Joaquín Árias SS Mar 23, 2007 60-day Right shoulder inflammation

Toronto Blue Jays
Lyle Overbay 1B Jun 5, 2007 15-day Broken right hand – out 4-6 weeks
Víctor Zambrano RP/SP May 10, 2007 15-day Strained right forearm
Gustavo Chacín SP Apr 29, 2007 15-day Strained left shoulder
B.J. Ryan RP Apr 15, 2007 60-day Left elbow surgery – out for season
Reed Johnson LF Apr 12, 2007 60-day Herniated disc in lower back
John Thomson SP Mar 31, 2007 60-day Right shoulder soreness
Davis Romero RP Mar 31, 2007 60-day Torn left labrum – out for season
Brandon League RP Mar 25, 2007 60-day Right shoulder pain

Washington Nationals
Jerome Williams SP/RP May 16, 2007 15-day Right shoulder strain
Jason Bergmann SP May 15, 2007 15-day Right elbow inflammation
Shawn Hill SP May 12, 2007 15-day Left shoulder strain
Ryan Wagner RP May 7, 2007 15-day Right rotator cuff tendinitis
John Patterson SP May 6, 2007 15-day Right elbow biceps soreness
Luis Ayala RP Mar 28, 2007 60-day Recovery from right elbow surgery
Nick Johnson 1B Mar 28, 2007 60-day Recovery from right leg fracture
Mike O’Connor SP Mar 28, 2007 60-day Recovery from left elbow surgery
Álex Escobar CF/RF Mar 28, 2007 15-day Recovery from right shoulder surgery



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