Troy Glaus to Miss Start of Season

Unexpectedly, the St. Louis Cardinals announced yesterday that starting third baseman Troy Glaus underwent right shoulder surgery on Wednesday. Initial reports had said that it was a debridement of his labrum, though it is now being reported that it was not the labrum – rather, it was a debridement of a muscle. He is expected […]

John Smoltz to the Red Sox?

There are rumblings out of Atlanta that the John Smoltz era may soon be coming to an end. Multiple sources have the Red Sox as the high bidders for his services. After undergoing right shoulder surgery that was widely thought to be a sure thing to end his magnificent career, Smoltz is apparently on the […]

Chase Utley Out 4 to 6 Months With Hip Surgery

Here is an excellent article by Bill Conlin over at, talking about the hip injury of Chase Utley. Needless to say, Utley was likely playing through pain during most, if not all of the season. Just another reason why he is one of my favorite players of all-time.

Chris Young: 2008 Is a Season to Forget

On the DL for the second time this season, Padres starting pitcher Chris Young is now dealing with a strained right forearm. You have to wonder if this very condition was bothering him earlier in the ’08 season, as his production was down across the board from a Sabermetrics standpoint as well as a PITCHf/x […]

Chris Carpenter Exits with Shoulder Injury

In the bottom of the sixth inning in tonight’s matchup with the Cubs, Chris Carpenter exited the game following an erratic fastball to Jim Edmonds. After being attended to by the training staff, he pointed to the posterior aspect of his right shoulder and immediately exited the game. This could spell trouble for Carpenter’s 2008 […]