When will they return? Springer, Seager, more

June 12th, 2021

An unfortunate spate of injuries has impacted some of MLB's top stars. As we await their returns, here's the latest on when they could be back.

, OF, Blue Jays (10-day IL)
Injury: Right quad strain
Expected return: Possibly mid-to-late June
Springer ran the bases on June 10 and felt good. According to manager Charlie Montoyo, the center fielder is getting closer to beginning a rehab assignment.

, 1B, Yankees (10-day IL)
Injury: Grade 2 right oblique strain
Expected return: Before July 1
Voit has started swinging a bat and could be cleared to begin a rehab assignment in the next few days.

, RHP, Astros (10-day IL)
Injury: Right shoulder soreness
Expected return: Week of June 14
McCullers is expected to make his next start with the Astros after throwing 64 pitches in a rehab appearance with Triple-A Sugar Land on June 10.

, SS, Royals (10-day IL)
Injury: Left hamstring strain
Expected return: Possibly week of June 14
Mondesi is taking live batting practice on the field and doing some ground-ball work as he progresses from his hamstring strain.

, LHP, Orioles (10-day IL)
Injury: Left shoulder fatigue
Expected return: Possibly mid-June
Means' MRI revealed no structural damage. He's expected to be re-evaluated the week of June 14.

, RHP, Reds (10-day IL)
Injury: Right groin discomfort
Expected return: Possibly week of June 21
Gray was placed on the 10-day IL on June 9, and manager David Bell said his "best guess" is that the righty will miss two starts.

, OF, Mets (10-day IL)
Injury: Strained right hamstring
Expected return: Late June
Conforto is expected to begin a rehab assignment by mid-June.

, RHP, D-backs (10-day IL)
Injury: UCL sprain in right elbow
Expected return: Possibly late June/early July
Gallen threw a 32-pitch simulated game on June 7, using all of his pitches.

, LHP, D-backs (10-day IL)
Injury: Left shoulder inflammation
Expected return: Possibly late June/early July
According to manager Torey Lovullo, Bumgarner was "still in the treatment phase" on June 8. He's hoping to progress to playing light catch soon.

, DH, Indians (10-day IL)
Injury: Oblique strain
Expected return: Early July
Reyes suffered an internal oblique strain on May 22 and was given a return timetable of five to seven weeks.

, SS, Dodgers (10-day IL)
Injury: Fractured right hand
Expected return: Early-to-mid July
Seager could soon be cleared to hit off a tee. It's possible he'll be back before the All-Star break.

, 3B, Giants (10-day IL)
Injury: Left shoulder sprain
Expected return: Possibly mid-July
Longoria suffered his injury when he collided with shortstop Brandon Crawford while trying to field a ground ball on June 5. He's expected to miss four to six weeks.

, OF, Angels (10-day IL)
Injury: Grade 2 right calf strain
Expected return: July
It remains unclear if Trout will make it back before the All-Star break, as he hasn't resumed baseball activities.

, RHP, Cardinals (10-day IL)
Injury: Left oblique strain
Expected return: July
The Cardinals expect to be without Flaherty for a significant period of time after he was placed on the 10-day IL on June 1.

, RHP, Yankees (60-day IL)
Injury: Subscapular muscle strain in right shoulder
Expected return: Late July
Kluber continues to play catch as of June 8.

, RHP, Mets (60-day IL)
Injury: Torn left hamstring
Expected return: Possibly July
Carrasco was initially given a six-to-eight-week timetable during Spring Training, but it's now unlikely he'll be back before July.

, LHP, Red Sox (60-day IL)
Injury: Recovering from Tommy John surgery
Expected return: August
Sale threw 25 pitches in a bullpen session on June 8. He's progressing, but it's unlikely the lefty will be available for Boston before August.

, RHP, Mets (60-day IL)
Injury: Recovering from Tommy John surgery
Expected return: Possibly August
Syndergaard was removed from his rehab start with Low-A St. Lucie on May 25 due to right elbow inflammation and will be shut down from throwing for six weeks.

, RHP, Yankees (60-day IL)
Injury: Recovering from Tommy John surgery
Expected return: TBD
Severino exited his rehab start with High-A Hudson Valley on June 12 with an apparent injury to his right leg/ankle.

, RHP, Nationals (10-day IL)
Injury: Neck strain
Expected return: TBD
Strasburg has been shut down from throwing and is limited to lower-body exercises as of June 10.