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Baltimore Orioles:

  1. Mark Trumbo (DH) – Out until mid-April with a right quad strain.
  2. Gabriel Ynoa (P) – Will start season on DL due to shin splints.
  3. Zach Britton (P) – Will miss start of season due to ruptured achilles.

Boston Red Sox:

  1. Tyler Thornburg (P) – Starting season on DL due to right shoulder surgery.
  2. Dustin Pedroia (2B) – Out 7 months after surgery on knee – 10/25/2017.
  3. Marco Hernandez (3B) – Currently on IR, has not started baseball activities.
  4. Steven Wright (P) – Suspended for 15 games – 03/23/2018
  5. Eduardo Rodriguez (P) – Currently on 10 day DL due to right knee issues – 03/26/2018
  6. Drew Pomeranz (P) – Currently on 10 day DL due to left forearm issues – 03/26/2018

New York Yankees:

  1. Greg Bird (1B) – Out 6-8 weeks with right foot inflammation – 03/24/2018
  2. Brandon Drury (3B) – Hit by pitch in left elbow, X-ray negative – 03/23/2018
  3. Clint Frazier (LF) – Out indefinitely with concussion.
  4. Jacoby Ellsbury (CF) – Will start season on DL.

Tampa Bay Rays:

Nothing to report.

Toronto Blue Jays:

  1. Troy Tulowitzki (SS) –  Will miss opening day with bone spur in right heel.

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Chicago White Sox:

  1. Kevan Smith (C) – Day to day with sprained left ankle – 03/21/2018
  2. Carlos Rodon (P) – Recovering from left shoulder surgery – September, 2017

Cleveland Indians:

  1. Ryan Merritt (P) – Starting season on DL due to left knee issues.
  2. Michael Brantley (LF) – Starting season on DL.
  3. Brandon Guyer (RF) – Uncertain for opening day, currently on IR.
  4. Danny Salazar (P) – Right shoulder inflammation, questionable for opening day.

Detroit Tigers:

  1. Johnny Barbato (P) – May begin season on DL due to elbow discomfort.
  2. Mike Fiers (P) – Likely to start season on DL with back stiffness.

Kansas City Royals:

  1. Jorge Bonifacio (RF) – Suspended 80 games at the start of regular season – 03/10/2018
  2. Nate Karns (P) – Recovering from thoracic outlet surgery – July.
  3. Jesse Hahn (P) – Currently on the 60-day DL with UCL sprain.

Minnesota Twins:

  1. Phil Hughes (P) – Listed as day to day with oblique strain – 03/25/2018
  2. Trevor May (P) – Out indefinitely as he recovers from Tommy John surgery.
  3. Jorge Polanco (SS) – Suspended 80 games for PED use.
  4. Ervin Santana (P) – Out indefinitely with finger injury.

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Houston Astros:

  1. Yuli Gurriel (1B) – Suspended to start season, will likely be listed on DL.
  2. James Hoyt (P) – Day to day with strained left oblique – 03/24/2018
  3. Jandel Gustave (P) – Recovering from Tommy John surgery – June, 2017.

Los Angeles Angels:

  1. Andrew Heaney (P) – Out indefinitely with elbow inflammation.
  2. Alex Meyer (P) – Expected to miss all of 2018 after undergoing shoulder surgery.

Oakland Athletics:

  1. Renato Nunez (LF) – Day to day with right shoulder soreness.
  2. Ryan Dull (P) – Day to day with left hamstring injury.

Seattle Mariners:

  1. David Phelps (P) – Will start season on 60-day DL after undergoing Tommy John surgery.
  2. Ben Gamel (LF) – Strained right oblique, likely out until mid-April.
  3. Erasmo Ramirez (P) – Likely out until mid-April.

Texas Rangers:

  1. Martin Perez (P) – Set to return April 5th, recovering from broken elbow.

NL East

Atlanta Braves:

  1. Jacob Lindgren (P) – Out indefinitely recovering from Tommy John surgery.
  2. Chase Whitley (P) – Will begin season on DL with staph infection.
  3. Grant Dayton (P) – Out indefinitely recovering from Tommy John surgery.
  4. Johan Camargo (3B) – Likely to be on DL for first week due to back pain.
  5. Luiz Gohara (P) – Out until at least May, possibly longer, with sprained left ankle.

Miami Marlins:

  1. J.T. Realmuto (C) – Likely to start season on DL with back contusion.
  2. Martin Prado (3B) – Opening season on DL with knee surgery rehab.
  3. JT Riddle (SS) – Likely to start season on DL with right shoulder soreness.
  4. Dan Straily (P) – Will begin season on DL with right forearm inflammation.
  5. Wei-Yin Chen (P) – Day to day, threw 16 pitch bullpen on 03/25/2018.
  6. Elieser Hernandez (P) – Building back arm strength after dental work – day to day.

New York Mets:

  1. Dominic Smith (1B) – MRI confirmed a strained right quadricep, out indefinitely – 02/27/2018
  2. David Wright (3B) – Minimum 8 weeks without baseball activity – 03/13/2018
  3. T.J. Rivera (3B) – On 60-day DL after undergoing Tommy John surgery – 02/18/2018
  4. Michael Conforto (LF) – Possible return in early April.
  5. Jason Vargas (P) – Underwent surgery to repair right hand fracture – 03/20/2018

Philadelphia Phillies:

  1. Jerad Eickhoff (P) – Out 6-8 weeks with strained right lat – 03/16/2018
  2. Mark Leiter Jr. (P) – Out until at least May with strained right flexor pronator.

Washington Nationals:

  1. Koda Glover (P) – Day to day with right shoulder inflammation.
  2. Joaquin Benoit (P) – Day to day with right forearm strain.
  3. Daniel Murphy (2B) – Likely to start season on DL after undergoing right knee surgery.
  4. Joe Ross (P) – Currently on the 60-day DL after undergoing Tommy John surgery.

NL Central

Chicago Cubs:

  1. Drew Smyly (P) – Currently on the 60-day DL after undergoing Tommy John surgery.

Cincinnati Reds:

  1. Michael Lorenzen (P) – Will begin season on DL with shoulder injury.
  2. Kevin Shackelford (P) – Will begin season on DL with elbow injury.
  3. Rookie Davis (P) – Recovering from right hip surgery underwent in October.
  4. Anthony DeSclafani (P) – Will begin season on DL with oblique strain.
  5. Brandon Finnegan (P) – Will begin season on DL, possible return on 04/08/2018 – 04/09/2018

Milwaukee Brewers:

  1. Boone Logan (P) – Out for opening day with left triceps strain.
  2. Stephen Vogt (C) – Likely out for opening day with shoulder strain.
  3. Jimmy Nelson (P) – Out indefinitely recovering from September shoulder surgery.

Pittsburgh Pirates:

  1. Nick Burdi (P) – Currently on the 60-day DL.
  2. A.J. Schugel (P) – Likely to start season on 10-day DL with shoulder discomfort.

St. Louis Cardinals:

  1. Alex Reyes (P) – Expected to return May 1st.
  2. Adam Wainwright (P) – Out indefinitely with strained left hamstring – 03/25/2018.
  3. Luke Gregerson (P) – Currently on DL with left hamstring strain – 03/24/2018

NL West

Arizona Diamondbacks:

  1. Steven Souza Jr. (RF) – Set to start season on DL with right pectoral strain.
  2. Shelby Miller (P) – Expected back midseason after undergoing Tommy John surgery. Currently on 60-day DL.

Colorado Rockies:

  1. Carlos Estevez (P) – Day to day with a tweaked left side muscle.
  2. Gerardo Parra (LF) – Out indefinitely after undergoing right hand surgery – 02/16/2018
  3. Jeff Hoffman (P) – Scratched from roster 03/04/2018 with right shoulder soreness, out indefinitely.

Los Angeles Dodgers:

  1. Tom Koehler (P) – Out indefinitely with anterior shoulder capsule sprain.
  2. Julio Urias (P) – Currently on the 60-day DL after undergoing left shoulder surgery, out until at least May.
  3. Justin Turner (3B) – Out indefinitely with broken left wrist.

San Diego Padres:

  1. Matt Strahm (P) – Out indefinitely after undergoing knee surgery in July.
  2. Allen Cordoba (SS) – Out indefinitely with concussion.
  3. Alex Dickerson (LF) – Out for season with UCL sprain in left elbow.
  4. Dinelson Lamet (P) –  Out indefinitely with elbow issue, severity unknown.
  5. Colin Rea (P) – Day to day with right shoulder soreness.

San Francisco Giants:

  1. Will Smith (P) – Out indefinitely after undergoing Tommy John surgery on 03/30/2017
  2. Madison Bumgarner (P) – Out indefinitely with fractured left hand – 03/23/2018
  3. Jeff Samardzija (P) – Day to day with strained right pectoral muscle.

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Written by Andrew Ashworth

I am a Baseball Sports Analyst and Writer for "The Game Changer"

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