Sims: A Look At What Aroldis Chapman May Be Facing With Rotator Cuff StrainYankees closer Aroldis Chapman was placed on the 10-day disabled list Sunday with what was reportedly diagnosed as a rotator cuff strain.
Sims: Good Thing Familia's Blood Clot Was Discovered NowThough he’ll likely be out for a while, if not the duration of the season, Familia is fortunate that this was caught now. Further testing is underway to determine if surgery is indicated.
Sims: Greg Bird's Ankle Injury Was Bound To Impact Either His Hitting Or Base-RunningIn the absence of a period of sustained rest in the acute phase after the injury, pain exacerbated by running may have translated to an earlier stint on the DL. This could have accelerated healing, resulting in a delayed but more productive start.
Sims: Altered Mechanics Due To Underlying Issue Could Have Led To Syndergaard's Partial Muscle TearWhen Noah Syndergaard missed his start on Thursday, it was reported that he had biceps discomfort.
Sims: Why Wilmer Flores' Knee Infection Is Serious BusinessMets infielder Wilmer Flores was placed on the disabled list on Friday and spent the weekend in the hospital to receive IV treatment for a knee infection.
Sims: Breaking Down What We Know About Lucas Duda's Hyperextended ElbowMets first baseman Lucas Duda suffered a hyperextended left elbow in the fifth inning of Wednesday's game when the Phillies' Cesar Hernandez tried to run out an infield hit and ran into Duda’s glove with his left shoulder as the Met fielded the throw from the pitcher.
Sims: 10 Days Seems Like Too Short A DL Stint For Yankees' SanchezGary Sanchez, the Yankees' young star catcher and budding power hitter extraordinaire, evidently sustained what has been called a right biceps strain on Saturday.
Sims: Why MLB Pitchers Are So Susceptible To InjuryMLB.com lists 70 player injuries as of this writing, and 45 of those – 64 percent – are to pitchers.
Watch Your Back! Snow Shoveling Safety TipsSnow can be pretty heavy, especially the really wet stuff. If you haven’t been hitting the gym regularly or training for snow shoveling as your sport of choice, you may be waking up with some aches and pains. Here are a few tips to dig yourself out a little more safely.
Sims: Is J.R. Smith Really Ready To Return From Broken Thumb?J.R. Smith is readying to come back from surgery for what was termed a “complex thumb fracture” sustained on Dec. 20 while trying to swipe a ball from an opponent.
Sims: Analyzing David Wright's Reported Shoulder ImpingementDavid Wright has struggled to stay healthy over the last few years, sidelined by a number of injuries and diagnoses.
Sims: Explaining The Significance Of Kevin Durant's Wounded KneeGolden State's Kevin Durant reportedly suffered a hyperextended knee less than a minute into Tuesday night's contest against the Washington Wizards and exited the court shortly thereafter.