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Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Mookie Betts RF Prob April 3 - Knee - 12/12/16 Betts is recovering from offseason right knee surgery but is expected to suit up Opening Day against the Pirates.
Pablo Sandoval 3B Prob April 3 - Shoulder - 12/12/16 Sandoval sat out most of 2016 as he had surgery to fix a torn labrum in his left shoulder but is expected to be fully recovered for season opener against the Pirates.
Blake Swihart LF Prob April 3 - Ankle - 12/12/16 Swihart is expected to be ready for Opening Day against the Pirates as he is recovering from left ankle surgery.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Steven Wright SP Prob April 3 - Shoulder - 1/19/17 Wright is recovering from a shoulder injury but is expected to be ready for the start of the 2017 regular season.
Eduardo Rodriguez SP Prob April 3 - Knee - 12/29/16 Rodriguez sustained an offseason knee injury but is expected to be ready in time for the opening series against the Pirates.
Brandon Workman SP Prob April 3 - Elbow - 12/12/16 Workman sat out the entire 2016 as he was rehabbing from Tommy John surgery but is likely to be fully recuperated in time for the opening series against the Pirates.
Carson Smith RP Early June - Elbow - 11/8/16 Smith underwent Tommy John surgery during the 2016 season and is expected to be sidelined until the beginning of June.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Yoan Moncada 3B Prob April 3 - Thumb - 12/12/16 Moncada is expected to be available Opening Day against the Tigers as he has recovered from a thumb injury.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Michael Brantley LF Prob April 3 - Shoulder - 1/3/17 Brantley is recovering from second shoulder surgery that sidelined him for most of the 2016 season but is expected to be ready for Opening Day against the Rangers.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Carlos Carrasco SP Prob April 3 - Hand - 12/19/16 Carrasco is fully recovered from a fractured metacarpal bone in his pitching hand and is expected to join the starting rotation for the opening series against the Rangers.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Jordan Zimmermann SP Prob April 3 - Neck - 1/3/17 Zimmerman is expected to be ready for the Opening Series against the White Sox as he is recuperating from a neck injury.
Drew VerHagen RP Ques April 3 - Ribs - 12/7/16 VerHagen is hoping to be completely recovered from thoratic outlet syndrom surgery in his ribs and it is undetermined if he will play Opening Day against the White Sox.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Dallas Keuchel SP Prob April 3 - Shoulder - 12/15/16 Keuchel is recovering from inflammation in his left shoulder but is likely to return to the rotation for the opening series against the Mariners.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Mike Moustakas 3B Prob April 3 - Knee - 12/7/16 Moustakas is expected to suit up Opening Day against the Twins as he has recovered from ACL surgery in his knee.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Mike Minor SP Out indefinitely - Shoulder - 12/7/16 Minor sat out all of the 2016 season due as he is recovering from left shoulder surgery but likely to return sometime during the 2017 campaign.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Albert Pujols DH Ques April 3 - Foot - 12/3/16 Pujols underwent surgery on his right foot to release his plantar faciitis and will require four months to fully recover.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Garrett Richards SP Prob April 3 - Elbow - 12/12/16 Richards is recuperating from a stem cell treatment for a tear in his ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow but is expected to suit up for the opening series of the 2017 season against the Athletics.
Cam Bedrosian RP Prob April 3 - Arm - 12/12/16 Bedrosian had surgery to repair blood clots in his right armpit but is expected to be ready for Opening Day against the Athletics.
Matt Shoemaker SP Out indefinitely - Head - 1/16/17 Shoemaker has been medically cleared to resume baseball activities as he is coming off of offseason skull fracture surgery to stop bleeding in his brain. Although he is progressing well in his recovery, team officials have yet to announce a timetable for a return.
Andrew Heaney SP out for season - Elbow - 12/7/16 Heaney is expected to miss the entire 2017 season as he recovers from Tommy John surgery.
Nick Tropeano SP out for season - Elbow - 12/7/16 Tropeano is recovering from Tommy John surgery and is expected to be sidelined the entire 2017 season.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Phil Hughes RP Prob April 3 - Shoulder - 12/12/16 Hughes is recuperating from thoracic outlet syndrome but is expected to be ready for the opening series against the Royals.
Glen Perkins RP Ques April 3 - Shoulder - 12/8/16 Perkins is recovering from offseason shoulder surgery and his availability for the start of the regular season is in question.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Chris Bassitt SP Out indefinitely - Elbow - 12/7/16 Bassitt is recovering from Tommy John surgery but could return sometime in 2017.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Steve Cishek RP Doub April 3 - Hip - 12/6/16 Cishek is recovering from offseason surgery to repair the torn labrun in his left hip and is not expected to be ready for the start of the 2017 season.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Wilson Ramos C Mid June - Knee - 12/12/16 Ramos is recovering from offseason right knee surgery to repair ACL and meniscus tears and is not expected to return to action until sometime in June.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Elvis Andrus SS Prob April 3 - Hernia - 1/19/17 Andrus is expected to be ready for the regular season after recovering from a sports hernia surgery.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Tyson Ross SP Mid May - Shoulder - 1/20/17 Ross is recovering from thoracic outlet surgery and is not expected to make his season debut until sometime in May.
Jake Diekman RP Out indefinitely - Illness - 1/17/17 Diekman is expected to miss at least the first half of the 2016 season as he recovers from ulcerative colitis.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
National League | American League
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Nick Ahmed SS Prob April 2 - Hip - 12/12/16 Ahmed had hip surgery last August but is expected to be fully recovered in time for Opening Day against the Giants.
David Peralta RF Prob April 2 - Wrist - 12/12/16 Peralta is recovering from wrist surgery but is expected to suit up for the season opener against the Giants.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Taijuan Walker SP Prob April 2 - Foot - 12/12/16 Walker had offseason surgery to repair 10 bone spurs in his right foot but is expected to make his season debut sometime during the season-opening series against the Giants.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Jacob Lindgren RP out for season - Elbow - 12/12/16 Lindgren had Tommy John surgery last August and will miss the entire 2017 campaign.
Jesse Biddle SP Out indefinitely - Elbow - 12/7/16 Biddle had offseason Tommy John surgery but could return sometime during the 2017 season.
Paco Rodriguez RP Out indefinitely - Elbow - 12/7/16 Rodriguez is recovering from Tommy John surgery but should return sometime during the 2017 campaign.
Daniel Winkler RP Out indefinitely - Elbow - 12/7/16 Winkler had elbow surgery performed in April of 2016 and it is unclear if he will return at some point during the 2017 season.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Devin Mesoraco C Prob April 3 - Shoulder - 12/7/16 Mesoraco is expected to play Opening Day against the Phillies after recovering from offseason surgeries for a torn laburm in his left shoulder and a hip injury.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Chad Bettis SP Prob April 3 - Groin - 12/13/16 Bettis had offseason surgery for testicular cancer but is expected to be ready for the opening series against the Brewers.
Jairo Diaz RP Out indefinitely - Elbow - 12/7/16 Diaz missed the entire 2017 season due to Tommy John surgery but is expected to return late in the 2017 campaign.
Scott Oberg RP Out indefinitely - Arm - 12/7/16 Oberg has axillary artery thrombosis in his right arm and there is no timetable for a recovery.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Trayce Thompson CF Ques April 3 - Back - 1/11/17 Thompson is recovering from two stress fractures in his back and his status for Opening Day against the Padres is in question.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Adam Liberatore RP Prob April 3 - Elbow - 12/12/16 Liberatore is recovering from an offseason procedure on his left elbow but is expected to be ready in time for the season opener against the Padres.
Yimi Garcia RP out for season - Elbow - 12/15/16 Garcia underwent Tommy John surgery and is expected to miss the entire 2017 season.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Kirk Nieuwenhuis CF Prob April 3 - Abdominal - 12/8/16 Niewenhuis had offseason nerve release surgery on his mid-section but is expected to be ready for Opening Day against the Rockies.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Neil Walker 2B Prob April 3 - Back - 12/12/16 Walker had a lumbar microelectronics performed on his back during the offseason but it is not expected to impede his availability for the season opener against the Braves.
Juan Lagares CF Prob April 3 - Shoulder - 12/13/16 Lagares will likely be ready for the season opener against the Braves despite suffering a right shoulder sprain during the offseason.
David Wright 3B Prob April 3 - Neck - 12/7/16 Wright is expected to suit up Opening Day against the Braves after recovering from surgery to repair a herniated disc in his neck.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Jacob deGrom SP Prob April 3 - Elbow - 12/12/16 deGrom is recuperating from surgery to repair ulnar nerve damage in his right elbow but is expected to suit up in the opening series against the Braves.
Robert Gsellman SP Prob April 3 - Shoulder - 12/12/16 Gsellman had arthroscopic surgery to fix a partially torn labrum in his left shoulder but is likely to be ready for the start of the season.
Matt Harvey SP Prob April 3 - Shoulder - 12/12/16 Harvey is likely to suit up during the opening series against the Braves as he is expected to be fully recovered from the offseason thoracic outlet syndrome surgery he underwent.
Zack Wheeler SP Prob April 3 - Elbow - 12/12/16 Wheeler missed all of the last season as he was rehabbing from Tommy John surgery but is likely to suit up against the Braves during the opening series of 2017.
Jeurys Familia RP Ques April 3 - Poss. Suspension - 11/17/16 Familia is facing a possible suspension to begin the 2017 season following an off-field incident.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Aaron Nola SP Prob April 3 - Elbow - 1/17/17 Nola is recuperating from a platelet-rich plasma treatment for a low-grade sprain of the ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow and a flexor sprain in his forearm but is expected to be ready for the opening series against the Reds.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Jung Ho Kang 3B Ques April 3 - Personal - 1/7/17 Kang is dealing with a personal issue and his availability for the start of the regular season is in question.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Gerrit Cole SP Prob April 3 - Elbow - 12/14/16 Cole is expected to suit up Opening Day against the Red Sox as he has recovered from swelling and inflammation in his pitching elbow.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Robbie Erlin SP Out indefinitely - Elbow - 12/7/16 Erlin could return at some point in 2017 as he is recovering from Tommy John surgery.
Carter Capps RP Out indefinitely - Elbow - 12/7/16 Capps is recuperating from Tommy John surgery but is likely to return sometime during the 2017 season.
Colin Rea SP out for season - Elbow - 11/11/16 Rea underwent Tommy John surgery and will miss the 2017 season.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
Randal Grichuk CF Prob April 2 - Knee - 1/17/17 Grichuk is recuperating from offseason surgery to remove floating cartilage in his left knee but is expected to be ready Opening Day against the Cubs.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Carlos Martinez SP Prob April 2 - Elbow - 1/11/17 Maness is expected to be available for the start of the regular season after undergoing primary repair surgery on his pitching elbow in August.
Marco Gonzales RP Prob April 2 - Elbow - 1/17/17 Gonales is recovering from Tommy John surgery but is expected to be healthy for the start of the 2017 season.
Zach Duke RP out for season - Arm - 12/7/16 Duke had offseason surgery to repair a left arm injury and is expected to sit out the entire 2017 season.
Tyler Lyons RP Late April - Knee - 11/10/16 Lyons underwent offseason knee surgery and will need five-to-six months to recover.
Fielders   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Pitchers   Status/Updated Notes
Max Scherzer SP Prob April 3 - Finger - 1/9/17 Sherzer suffered an offseason stress fracture in the knuckle of his right ring finger but is expected to be ready for the opening series against the Marlins.
Stephen Strasburg SP Prob April 3 - Elbow - 12/12/16 Strasburg is recovering from a partial tear of the pronator tendon in his right elbow but is expected to return to the starting rotation during opening series against the Marlins.