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D-backs injury report

Injuries & Moves: Cecconi joins 'pen; Castro on paternity list

September 22, 2023


Kelly sets tone with 12 K's as D-backs leapfrog Reds

Carroll slugs go-ahead homer in 8th inning to move Arizona into Wild Card spot
August 25, 2023

PHOENIX -- Merrill Kelly was delivering one of the best performances of his career Thursday, throwing seven shutout innings, allowing just one hit and tying a career-high 12 strikeouts en route to a 3-2 win over the Reds at Chase Field. The 32-year-old right-hander returned for the eighth inning and

Carroll injury main concern for D-backs despite being swept

July 7, 2023

PHOENIX -- Simply put, Thursday night was not a good one in any shape or form for the D-backs. They were shut out for the first time this year, falling 9-0 to the Mets. They were swept in the three-game series, the first time they’ve been swept this year. The

Carroll's shoulder 'strong and stable' after exiting early in injury scare

All-Star rookie outfielder, who felt soreness after third-inning strikeout, is day to day
June 29, 2023

PHOENIX -- The D-backs fell to the Rays, 6-1, on Thursday afternoon to drop their second straight series, but it could have been worse for Arizona. Far, far worse. Outfielder Corbin Carroll, who was named Thursday night as a starter for the National League in next month’s All-Star Game in

D-backs place Kelly (blood clot) on IL, call up No. 18 prospect

June 28, 2023

PHOENIX --- D-backs right-hander Merrill Kelly was placed on the 15-day injured list prior to Tuesday night’s game against the Rays due to a blood clot in his lower right leg. It was one of a flurry of roster moves by the D-backs, who also optioned lefty Joe Mantiply to

Carroll escapes serious injury after scary play 

D-backs rookie hits wall hard attempting catch in sixth inning
April 30, 2023

DENVER -- Things could hardly have been going better for the D-backs with one out in the bottom of the sixth inning Saturday night. They were handily beating the Rockies thanks to a big night at the plate from Geraldo Perdomo, and Tommy Henry was cruising on the mound. But

Bumgarner (fatigue) on track for next start after clean MRI

April 3, 2023

SAN DIEGO -- D-backs left-hander Madison Bumgarner underwent an MRI exam that revealed no structural issues with his pitching arm. “Everything’s fine,” manager Torey Lovullo said before the club’s series opener Monday against the Padres at Petco Park. Lovullo added that Bumgarner remains on schedule to make his next start,

Kelly injury reopens D-backs' catching competition

Gabriel Moreno could move into starting role; Herrera, Higgins options for backup spot
March 21, 2023

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- The D-backs will be without the services of catcher Carson Kelly for an extended period after he was diagnosed with a fractured forearm. Kelly was hit on the right forearm by a pitch in Monday’s game against the White Sox, and tests revealed a distal ulna fracture.

Pfaadt to Minors camp, rotation battle narrows

Top pitching prospect makes strong impression; Martin likely to miss 2023 after surgery
March 19, 2023

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- It’s still unclear who the D-backs’ No. 5 starter will be. But the field got a bit narrower on Sunday. Brandon Pfaadt, ranked as Arizona’s top pitching prospect and No. 59 overall by MLB Pipeline, was reassigned to Minor League camp prior to the D-backs’ 13-2 win

Melancon (shoulder) likely to start season on IL

Right-hander looking to reclaim closer's job in 2023; Trio of D-backs exit vs. Crew
March 16, 2023

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- D-backs right-hander Mark Melancon has a shoulder issue and is likely to start the season on the injured list. General manager Mike Hazen declined to get into what the injury might be as Melancon undergoes further evaluation. “We haven't figured all that out yet,” Hazen said. “I

Lawlar's AFL campaign ends with injury

October 24, 2022

One of the most promising prospects in this year’s Arizona Fall League has seen his autumn cut short. No. 3 D-backs prospect Jordan Lawlar suffered a fractured left scapula on a hit-by-pitch on Friday and will be out for six to eight weeks, Arizona director of player development Josh Barfield

D-backs top pick Jones injures shoulder, likely done for year

No. 2 overall Draft selection hurt in BP, to meet with doctor to determine seriousness
July 26, 2022

PHOENIX -- The D-backs' first-round pick (second overall) in the 2022 MLB Draft, outfielder Druw Jones, injured his left (non-throwing) shoulder while taking batting practice Monday at the club's Salt River Fields facility. "He was just taking BP," D-backs farm director Josh Barfield said. "It was his first workout, and

Rojas to go on IL; who plays 3B for D-backs?

Bumgarner named Opening Day starter; Pedroia speaks at Arizona's camp
April 3, 2022

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- You can add third baseman Josh Rojas to the list of D-backs players who will open the 2022 season on the injured list, joining shortstop Nick Ahmed and outfielder Jordan Luplow. Rojas, who was expected to be the starter at third base, was diagnosed with a Grade

Ahmed to undergo MRI on right shoulder

Perdomo could get opportunity at short; Bumgarner locked in after 2 starts
March 27, 2022

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- D-backs shortstop Nick Ahmed is still battling soreness in his right shoulder and is set to have an MRI taken to determine the exact issue. Ahmed missed the final two weeks of the 2021 season due to discomfort in the same shoulder, and he has since had

D-backs spring notes: Gallen throws, Kennedy in camp

March 15, 2022

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Zac Gallen threw his first bullpen session of the spring Tuesday as he works his way back from bursitis in his right shoulder, which could limit his availability for the start of the season. "It felt pretty good today," Gallen said. "It’s good to throw on the

Gallen behind schedule as camp opens

Marte misses workout with eye irritation; Bumgarner throws bullpen session
March 14, 2022

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- The D-backs held their first full-squad workout of the spring Monday morning at Salt River Fields. Here's a recap of the day: News of the day: Gallen a bit behind schedule Right-hander Zac Gallen was diagnosed with bursitis in his right shoulder during the offseason and will

D-backs No. 1 prospect Lawlar out for season

August 26, 2021

Jordan Lawlar's 2021 professional debut was brief and lasted just two games before it came to an end. The D-backs' No. 1 prospect, selected sixth overall in the 2021 Draft, will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery to repair a posterior labrum tear, Arizona's farm director, Josh Barfield, told the Arizona Republic.

D-backs' loss compounded by Calhoun injury

Strained left hamstring is the latest in a series of setbacks for the outfielder
August 12, 2021

SAN FRANCISCO -- Kole Calhoun rounded second base and headed for third. Halfway between the bases, his running stride suddenly shifted. He wasn’t OK. He was hurt. With the play still active, Calhoun willed his body to third base, sliding head first. While on his stomach, Calhoun, who knew very

5 D-backs placed on COVID-19 injured list

July 30, 2021

The D-backs had two players -- right-hander Noé Ramirez and outfielder Stuart Fairchild -- test positive for COVID-19, manager Torey Lovullo said Friday. The pair were placed on the injured list, as were first baseman/outfielder Pavin Smith, right-hander Riley Smith and left-hander Joe Mantiply, who landed there as a result

Gallen goes on IL with mild hamstring strain

July 3, 2021

PHOENIX -- Zac Gallen sustained a mild Grade 1 strain of his lateral right hamstring during Friday night's loss to the Giants. On Saturday, the D-backs placed the right-hander on the 10-day injured list. The team is hopeful that Gallen will not be out for an extended period of time.

Gallen (hamstring) exits in loss to Giants

Righty set for MRI while D-backs remain hopeful he'll avoid a third IL stint
July 3, 2021

PHOENIX -- The D-backs lost to the Giants, 11-4, on Friday night at Chase Field, but of bigger concern was Zac Gallen being forced to leave his start during the third inning. The initial diagnosis was right hamstring tightness, but Gallen will have an MRI exam on Saturday to try

Marte aggravates left hamstring in return

June 27, 2021

SAN DIEGO -- D-backs outfielder Ketel Marte left Saturday night's 10-1 win over the Padres at Petco Park in the first inning after aggravating a left hamstring issue. Marte, who exited Tuesday's game against the Brewers with left hamstring tightness, hit a Dinelson Lamet pitch into right field for a

D-backs lose 16th straight; Kelly breaks wrist

June 20, 2021

PHOENIX -- The D-backs managed to avoid being no-hit by Walker Buehler on Saturday night, but they suffered a pair of losses nonetheless, one that hurts (literally) more than the other. David Peralta broke up Buehler's no-hit bid with a solid single to center to open the eighth inning, but

Peacock day to day after grounder hits hand

June 9, 2021

D-backs right-hander Matt Peacock sustained a contusion on his right ring finger when he tried to field a comebacker in the second inning of Wednesday afternoon's 4-0 loss to the A's at Oakland Coliseum. X-rays were negative, and Peacock is day to day. With two outs and Mark Canha on

MadBum on IL with shoulder injury

June 3, 2021

MILWAUKEE -- Madison Bumgarner is headed to the 10-day injured list, but the news is not all bad for the veteran left-hander. An MRI of Bumgarner's shoulder showed inflammation, but no structural damage. "He's receiving treatment for shoulder inflammation, and we are hopeful for a quick recovery," D-backs manager Torey