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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Prospect Johnny Hellweg facing elbow surgery

Brewers pitching prospect Johnny Hellweg faces the possibility of undergoing Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery after suffering an injury in his last outing with Class AAA Nashville.

Tampa Bay Times

Rays: Fuld momentarily confused in Trop visit

Rays vs. Twins When/where: 7:10 tonight; Tropicana Field

Ball Star | Kansas City Star

Melville pitching well after two-year battle with injuries

Right-hander Tim Melville had a nightmarish two seasons because of injuries, but the right-hander is pitching well for Class AA Northwest Arkansas.

The Ledger

Rays 7, Twins 3: Price Gets Back On Track With Complete Game

David Price allowed six hits in his first complete game of the season, David DeJesus drove in three runs, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Minnesota Twins 7-3 on Tuesday night.

New York Post

Jacoby, Yanks rout Red Sox at Fenway

BOSTON — This version of the Red Sox isn’t last year’s model due to free-agent defections, injuries and the pixie dust not being as thick. Twenty-one games into the season,...

Tampa Bay Times

Rays activate reliever Juan Carlos Oviedo

ST. PETERSBURG — Manager Joe Maddon said it'd take the first month of the season before he could sort out his bullpen.

San Francisco Chronicle

Injury updates and a 4-year anniversary

PrintSteve Kroner subbing for Susan Slusser for Game 2 of the Rangers-A’s series at the Coliseum: First, injury updates for each team’s starting outfielders: the A’s Yoenis Céspedes (bruised heel) and Coco Crisp are in the starting lineup Tuesday night against the Rangers’ Nick Martinez (0-0, 4.50). A’s manager Bob Melvin said Crisp probably will get the day off Wednesday against lefty Martin Perez. Melvin said Crisp “plays at a very high level. He plays hard. He’s always diving and on the ground. We got to make sure that he’s healthy to get through the season.” Texas’...

MLB

Price retires Pinto for complete-game win

4/22/14: David Price gets Josmil Pinto to ground out, securing the complete-game victory as the Rays win 7-3

Newsday

Matt Harvey says his 'arm feels unbelievable' and hopes to be back this season

While Matt Harvey's middle finger triggered a social media controversy, his rehabbing right elbow remains the primary concern for the Mets. And in that regard, the righthander reported Tuesday that his recovery from Tommy John surgery is going "really well."

Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Gibson talks about mechanics after loss to Rays

Twins pitcher Kyle Gibson lost for the first time this season on Tuesday

St. Paul Pioneer Press

Rays 7, Twins 3: Tampa Bay cools off Kyle Gibson

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- All those eye-popping statistical trends for Kyle Gibson came crashing down in the space of four shaky innings Tuesday night at Tropicana Field.

Baltimore Sun

Orioles' Manny Machado to begin rehab assignment Friday at High-A Frederick

As he continues to recover from knee surgery, Orioles third baseman Manny Machado is scheduled to begin his minor league rehabilitation assignment Friday at High-A Frederick.

Orioles Insider | Baltimore Sun

Manny Machado to begin minor league rehab assignment Friday at High-A Frederick

TORONTO – Stuck in Sarasota, Fla., since the beginning of spring training while recovering from offseason surgery on his left knee, Orioles third baseman Manny Machado will take a major step in his comeback Friday, when he is scheduled to begin a minor league rehab assignment at High-A Frederick.

Tampa Bay Times

Price pitches complete game as Rays rout Twins

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Angels Blog | ESPN Los Angeles

Appreciating Albert Pujols

There may be 25 other members of the 500 Homer Club. But there's only one Albert Pujols. Just because Sir Albert had two rough, injury-riddled seasons after arriving in scenic Orange County, did we all get amnesia or something? How did we somehow seem to forget what an amazing and historic career this man has had? Well, that's the best part of what happened Tuesday night in Washington That's the best part about round numbers like 500 home runs. They remind us to stop and pay attention.

Texas Rangers Blog | Dallas Morning News

Pedro Figueroa becomes third Texas Rangers player to leave game early with injury during Oakland series

Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington (38) pulls Texas Rangers relief pitcher Pedro Figueroa (32) from the game during the sixth inning in a game against the Philadelphia Phillies on opening day at Globe Life Park in Arlington, on Monday, March …

Newsday

Ivan Nova undergoes MRI on elbow, doctor recommends surgery

After being placed on the disabled list Sunday with a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow, Ivan Nova underwent an MRI on Tuesday that confirmed the original diagnosis. Team physician Christopher Ahmad conducted the MRI at New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York. Surgery, which would end Nova's season, has been recommended.

The LoHud Yankees Blog | Journal News

Surgery recommended for Nova

Yankees just sent the following update on Ivan Nova. Sounds like Tommy John will be the next step: Under the supervision of Yankees Team Physician Dr. Christopher Ahmad, RHP Ivan Nova underwent an MRI arthrogram today at NewYork Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan. Results of the exam confirmed the original diagnosis of a partial tear of […]The post Surgery recommended for Nova appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.

New York Daily News

Tommy John surgery recommended for Nova

Ivan Nova is likely headed for season-ending Tommy John surgery. A second opinion on the Yankees pitcher’s partially torn ulnar collateral ligament confirmed the original diagnosis and surgery was recommended for the 27-year-old right-hander.

Newark Star-Ledger

Mets' Matt Harvey gives the finger to celebrate Tommy John surgery anniversary (UPDATE)

The Mets pitcher posted quite the photo to mark his six-month anniversary since undergoing Tommy John surgery.

Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Twins-Rays: Gibson vs Price a nice matchup. Warning: Buxton update below

The Twins are 61-62 all-time against the Rays heading into this week's series at Tropicana Field

New York Post

Ivan Nova officially headed for Tommy John surgery

Ivan Nova is ticketed for the dreaded Tommy John surgery. An MRI exam taken Tuesday on Nova’s pitching elbow confirmed the diagnosis of a partial tear of the right ulnar...

Newark Star-Ledger

Tommy John surgery recommended for Yankees' Ivan Nova

Further tests confirmed Nova has a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament on his right elbow

Newark Star-Ledger

Yankees: Vidal Nuno replaces Ivan Nova in rotation

Yankees tell Ivan Nova he should get surgery on hurt elbow

Twins Now | St. Paul Pioneer Press

Twinsights: Sam Fuld returns to old haunts to join Twins

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- One of the more popular Rays players during his three seasons in TampaBay, Sam Fuld had a slow, emotional walk to the visiting clubhouse Tuesd... Read more..

Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Fuld joins his new Twins teammates in Tampa

Sam Fuld met his new teammates on Tuesday before the Twins faced the Rays

MASN Sports

More Machado and more notes - School of Roch

Orioles manager Buck Showalter confirmed to reporters in Toronto this afternoon that third baseman Manny Machado will begin his injury rehab assignment Friday night at Single-A Frederick. His pregame interview will air on MASN2 HD, which begins at 6:30 p.m....

Twins Now | St. Paul Pioneer Press

Twinsights: Darin Mastroianni claimed off waivers by Toronto Blue Jays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Twins have lost outfielder Darin Mastroianni on waivers to the Toronto Blue Jays, the Twins announced Tuesday. Mastroianni, 28, was removed from the 40-man roster on Sunday to make room for 32-year-old outfielder Sam Fuld, claimed off waivers from the Oakland A's. Mastroianni was 0 for 11 with five strikeouts in the majors this year. He was coming off a lost season marred by left ankle surgery in the wake of a foul ball off his lower leg during the final week of spring training. The Twins originally claimed Mastroianni off waivers from the Blue Jays on......

YESNetwork

Meredith Marakovits discusses Ivan Nova's elbow injury - Clubhouse Report

In Meredith Marakovits' clubhouse report, she discusses Yankees' pitcher Ivan Nova's elbow injury.

YESNetwork

Dean Anna discusses his pitching performance after Ivan Nova left game with elbow injury

Yankees' infielder Dean Anna discusses his pitching performance in tonight's game after Ivan Nova left with an elbow injury.