Injuries: Judge, Dodgers, Verlander, Rizzo, Bichette

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Stay up-to-date with all the latest news on injured and recovering players from across Major League Baseball.

Aaron Judge, Gerrit Cole, Anthony Rizzo, Jasson Domínguez, Ian Hamilton and Cody Poteet, Yankees

Judge was hit on the hand by a 94.1 mph fastball during his third-inning at-bat on Tuesday. Although he initially stayed in to run the bases and played another half-inning in the field, he was later replaced in the bottom of the fourth. Judge said postgame that X-rays and CT scans had all come back negative. More >

Cole (right elbow discomfort) will return from the injured list and make his season debut Wednesday against the Orioles, according to manager Aaron Boone. More >

Rizzo will miss an extended period after he fractured his right forearm in a seventh-inning collision on Monday night. Rizzo will not need surgery and expects to return this season. The Yankees estimate it will be about eight weeks before Rizzo returns. More >

Domínguez (left oblique) is awaiting results of an MRI after he was returned to the injured list last weekend.

Hamilton (right lat strain) and Poteet (right triceps strain) were placed on the 15-day IL Tuesday. More >

Mookie Betts, Yoshinobu Yamamoto and Bobby Miller, Dodgers

Betts suffered a fractured left hand after he was hit by a 97.9 mph fastball in Sunday's game, according to manager Dave Roberts. Roberts said Monday that Betts will not need surgery but will be sidelined for at least six to eight weeks. More >

After leaving Saturday's start early, Yamamoto was placed on the 15-day injured list on Sunday with right triceps tightness. Roberts later said that Yamamoto was diagnosed with a strained rotator cuff in his right shoulder. More >

Miller (right shoulder inflammation) will return to the Dodgers' rotation for their upcoming series against the Rockies at Coors Field. Miller made his fourth rehab start on Thursday with Triple-A Oklahoma City, allowing five runs over 4 2/3 innings. More >

Justin Verlander and Kyle Tucker, Astros

Verlander (neck discomfort) was placed on the 15-day IL Tuesday after missing his scheduled Saturday start against the Tigers.

Tucker (right shin contusion) did not return from the injured list when he was eligible to be activated on Friday. Manager Joe Espada said that a rehab assignment could be in the mix if Tucker "doesn't start running around here [in] the next day or two." More >

Bo Bichette, Alek Manoah and Yimi García, Blue Jays

Bichette (right calf strain) was placed on the 10-day IL, retroactive to June 15. He had missed three straight games with right calf soreness.

Manoah underwent reconstructive internal bracing surgery on his right UCL on Tuesday and will miss the remainder of the 2024 season.

García was placed on the 15-day injured list Monday with right elbow ulnar neuritis. More >

Jacob deGrom, Max Scherzer, Josh Jung and Josh Sborz, Rangers

deGrom (right UCL repair surgery) threw off a mound Monday for the first time since his procedure. His bullpen session included about 15 pitches, all fastballs.

Scherzer (herniated disk and right thumb soreness) threw 79 pitches in 4 2/3 innings for Triple-A Round Rock on Saturday. Manager Bruce Bochy said Scherzer's next start will be with the Major League club but did not say when that would be.

Two important pieces for the Rangers began their final stage of recovery Sunday, with Jung (right wrist fracture) and Sborz (right rotator cuff strain) starting rehab assignments with Triple-A Round Rock. More >

Jordan Westburg, Tyler Wells and Dean Kremer, Orioles

Westburg left Tuesday's series opener against the Yankees with left hip discomfort after colliding with Juan Soto in the infield.

Wells underwent season-ending right UCL revision surgery and internal brace augmentation Monday in Arlington, Texas. The 29-year-old right-hander did not require a second Tommy John surgery.

Kremer (right triceps strain) began a rehab assignment at Triple-A Norfolk on Sunday, throwing 59 pitches and allowing five runs (two earned) in 3 2/3 innings. More >

Alex Kirilloff, Twins

Kirilloff was placed on the 10-day IL Tuesday, retroactive to June 13, with an unspecified back issue. More >

Masyn Winn, Willson Contreras and Tommy Edman, Cardinals

Winn was scratched from Tuesday night's lineup due to an illness.

Contreras (left forearm fracture) began a rehab assignment with Triple-A Memphis on Tuesday.

Edman (right wrist surgery) is scheduled to join the Cardinals' Complex League team and Single-A Palm Beach this week to get in more live at-bats and defensive reps, manager Oliver Marmol said Sunday. More >

Mike Tauchman and Ben Brown, Cubs

Tauchman (Grade 2 left groin strain) was placed on the 10-day injured list Tuesday and is expected to miss about a month.

General manager Jed Hoyer said Monday that Brown (stress reaction in neck) saw a local specialist Monday. The Cubs are seeking multiple opinions on Brown's injury before determining his next steps, Hoyer said. More >

Blake Snell, Alex Cobb, LaMonte Wade Jr. and Kyle Harrison, Giants

Snell (left groin strain) threw a bullpen session Tuesday and will be evaluated to determine next steps on Wednesday.

Cobb (left hip surgery) threw another bullpen session Monday in San Francisco. He likely won't be a candidate to rejoin the Giants' rotation until after the All-Star break.

Wade (left hamstring strain) went through pregame baserunning, hitting and fielding drills on Tuesday in Chicago.

Harrison had been scheduled to start Sunday afternoon's series finale against the Angels, but he was scratched after rolling his ankle while doing his weight room routine on Saturday. He was placed on the injured list with a right ankle sprain. More >

Yu Darvish, Padres

Darvish (left groin strain) will make a Minor League rehab start on Wednesday for High-A Fort Wayne. More >

Ryan Weathers and Edward Cabrera, Marlins

As of Monday, Weathers' strained left index finger is improving and he is asymptomatic as he continues with a no-throw program. The left-hander will be reevaluated early next week.

Cabrera (right shoulder impingement) is scheduled for three innings or 50 pitches on Wednesday with Triple-A Jacksonville to begin a rehab assignment. More >

Michael Wacha and Michael Massey, Royals

Wacha (left foot fracture) made a rehab appearance in the Arizona Complex League on Monday at the Royals' complex in Surprise, Ariz., throwing four scoreless innings.

Massey (low back ligament sprain) began a rehab assignment with Triple-A Omaha on Tuesday. More >

Kodai Senga, Mets

Senga had another bullpen session on Saturday and threw two simulated innings -- 15 pitches each frame -- without any problems. He is expected to have another session on Wednesday and then throw live batting practice three or four days later. More >