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Injuries & Roster Moves: Cabrera getting ABs

July 21, 2021

Keep track of the D-backs' recent transactions and injury updates throughout the season.

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

@justdelossantos
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

'Feeling pretty good': Gallen throws bullpen

June 1, 2021

PHOENIX -- There hasn't been a lot of good news for the D-backs lately, but the progress right-hander Zac Gallen is making on his rehab from a strained right elbow certainly qualifies. Gallen, who went on the injured list on May 12, threw a 30-pitch bullpen session on Tuesday; he

D-backs activate Kelly, send down Varsho

@JakeDRill
May 25, 2021

PHOENIX -- When the D-backs opened a nine-game homestand on Tuesday night, they did so with a major offensive reinforcement. After getting activated from the injured list on Monday, Carson Kelly started behind the plate and batted fifth in the series opener against the Giants at Chase Field. Kelly, who

Three takeaways from D-backs' road slide

@JakeDRill
May 23, 2021

Taylor Widener walked off the Coors Field mound, a trainer by his side, and returned to the visitors’ dugout. He threw his glove against the bench, removed his hat, sat down and wiped his brow in visible frustration. No sight better encapsulates how May is going for the D-backs. The

Notes: Weaver to IL; Bumgarner update

Righty joins long list of injured D-backs; No. 7 prospect Martin called up
May 18, 2021

D-backs starting pitcher Luke Weaver was placed on the 10-day injured list on Tuesday after an MRI exam showed a strain in his right shoulder. The right-hander is seeking more opinions, and the D-backs said there is not a clear timeline for how long he will be out. Weaver will

D-backs hope Bumgarner won't miss time

Left-hander exits after four innings vs. Dodgers due to adductor spasm
May 18, 2021

When he was warming up in the visitor's bullpen before his start on Monday night at Dodger Stadium, D-backs left-hander Madison Bumgarner felt a muscle spasm in his inner left thigh. The veteran chalked it up to one of those things that sometimes happens and reminded himself that it is

Weaver's short start, exit 'precautionary'

@JakeDRill
May 16, 2021

PHOENIX -- Luke Weaver knows the current state of the D-backs’ roster. Six players had been added to the injured list over the previous four days, bringing the team’s big league IL total to 10. The right-hander didn’t want to become the 11th man out of action. So when Weaver

C. Kelly (toe fracture) among 3 placed on IL

@JakeDRill
May 15, 2021

PHOENIX -- When the D-backs mapped out their starting lineup prior to the 2021 season, it looked quite different from the one that took the field for Saturday’s game against the Nationals. Injuries continue to take a toll on Arizona, and right now, tough news is arriving on a near

Cabrera goes on IL; D-backs' rotation in flux

May 14, 2021

PHOENIX -- As expected, the D-backs placed infielder Asdrúbal Cabrera on the 10-day injured list with a strained right hamstring on Friday and recalled outfielder Nick Heath from Triple-A Reno. Cabrera sustained the injury while stealing second base in the sixth inning of Thursday night's loss to the Marlins. It

Cabrera exits loss with right hamstring strain

Injuries continuing to mount for D-backs with veteran infielder's departure
May 14, 2021

PHOENIX -- The injuries continue to mount for the D-backs, as infielder Asdrúbal Cabrera exited Thursday night's 5-1 loss to the Marlins in the sixth inning with a right hamstring strain. Cabrera is scheduled to undergo an MRI on Friday, but it seems a certainty that he will be out

Gallen's UCL sprain: What's known, what isn't

Also: Oblique soreness sends Walker back to injured list
May 12, 2021

Zac Gallen was supposed to be pitching against his former team Wednesday night, but the D-backs right-hander was scratched from his start against the Marlins and placed on the 10-day injured list with what manager Torey Lovullo said was a "minor sprain of one section of his UCL [ulnar collateral

Marte 'close to 100 percent' as return nears

May 12, 2021

PHOENIX -- D-backs outfielder Ketel Marte is getting closer to returning to the active roster, but there are still a few hurdles he needs to clear before that happens. Marte, who has been on the injured list since April 8 with a strained right hamstring, took fly balls and regular

Notes: Marte injury update; Rojas heating up

@JakeDRill
May 2, 2021

PHOENIX -- Ketel Marte has spent the past two days with his D-backs teammates at Chase Field. Soon, he’ll be back to patrolling center field here. But not too soon -- and that’s the case for all of Arizona’s injured players. “We’re not going to fast-forward anything, we’re going to

Calhoun out 6-8 weeks following surgery

April 30, 2021

D-backs outfielder Kole Calhoun had surgery to remove a split hamstring tendon in his left leg and could be out for six to eight weeks, depending on how the healing process goes. Calhoun sustained a strained hamstring while attempting to steal third base in the sixth inning Tuesday night against

Widener, Calhoun latest D-backs to go on IL

April 28, 2021

Injuries continue to mount for the D-backs, who placed outfielder Kole Calhoun and right-hander Taylor Widener on the 10-day injured list Wednesday. The club recalled catcher/outfielder Daulton Varsho and right-hander Riley Smith from the alternate training site. Widener had been scheduled to start Wednesday night against the Padres, but Smith

Bukauskas called up; Locastro to the IL

Newly acquired Heath activated, in lineup; Swarzak DFA'd
April 18, 2021

It was a bit of a chaotic Sunday morning in the D-backs clubhouse with players coming and going, thanks to multiple roster moves and the coaching staff adjusting to the Nationals scratching Stephen Strasburg from his scheduled start. Outfielder Tim Locastro, who suffered a dislocated left pinkie finger Saturday, was

Locastro injures pinkie on first career CS

April 17, 2021

The D-backs acquired a center fielder from the Royals prior to Saturday's game with the Nationals. It's a good thing they did, as they went on to lose Tim Locastro, the only true center fielder on their roster, to a dislocated left pinkie. They also wound up losing the game,

Notes: D-backs add Reddick; Walker to IL

April 12, 2021

The D-backs have agreed to a Minor League deal with veteran outfielder Josh Reddick, a source told MLB.com on Monday. The club hasn't confirmed the deal. Reddick also posted a photo of the D-backs' logo on Instagram on Monday with the caption, "The Next Chapter."

Notes: Marte lands on IL; Gallen throws

April 8, 2021

After initially saying they wanted to get Ketel Marte back to Phoenix for further testing on his right hamstring strain before making any decisions, the D-backs placed the outfielder on the 10-day injured list just before first pitch Thursday at Coors Field. Marte had to be helped off the field