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Below is our updated list of injured MLB players for April 6, 2022. Only players from teams scheduled to play today will appear below on this list.
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MLB injury report for April 6, 2022
Note: This post is automatically updated throughout the day, every five minutes, in case new injury updates are reported.
|name||Team||Status||Opponent||Far from home||Remarks|
|Zack Wheeler||ISP||Outside (shoulder)||TB||A way||Wheeler is sidelined with right shoulder pain and is not expected to be active until mid-April.|
|Odubel Herrera||ISP||Out (Oblique)||TB||A way||Herrera is hampered by a right oblique strain and is expected to be out until mid-May.|
|Sam Coonrod||ISP||Outside (shoulder)||TB||A way||Coonrod is suffering from a strained right shoulder and won’t be ready for the season opener against Athletics.|
|Kent Emmanuel||ISP||Outlet (elbow)||TB||A way||Emanuel was moved to the 60-day injured list with a left elbow impingement, and it’s unclear how long he will be out of action.|
|JoJo Romero||ISP||Outlet (elbow)||TB||A way||Romero was assigned to the 60-day disabled list while recovering from Tommy John surgery, and he will miss an extended period.|
|Jose Alvarado||ISP||Likely (Neck)||TB||A way||Alvarado is hampered by a neck condition, but is scheduled to face Athletics on Friday.|
|Ryan Sherriff||ISP||Questionable (Biceps)||TB||A way||Sherriff is dealing with tendonitis in his biceps, and it’s unclear if he’ll dress for Friday’s game with the Athletics.|
|Ranger Suarez||ISP||Exit (personal)||TB||A way||Suarez has been dealing with a visa issue, and he’s not expected to make his first scheduled start until Monday against the Mets.|
|Mike Zunino||TB||Likely (shoulder)||ISP||House||Zunino is scheduled to face the Braves on Friday despite shoulder inflammation.|
|Tyler Glassnow||TB||Outlet (elbow)||ISP||House||Glasnow was placed on the 60-day injured list after undergoing Tommy John surgery for a UCL tear and flexor sprain in his right elbow. He is expected to miss the entire 2022 season.|
|Nick Anderson||TB||Outlet (elbow)||ISP||House||Anderson landed on the 60-day injured list while recovering from surgery to repair a partially torn UCL in his right elbow. He is likely to be out of action until some point in the second half of the 2022 season.|
|Yonny Chirinos||TB||Outlet (elbow)||ISP||House||Chirinos is on the 60-day injured list as he recovers from reconstructive Tommy John elbow surgery, and team officials have yet to provide an exact return date.|
|Jeffrey Springs||TB||Questionable (knee)||ISP||House||Springs is hampered by ACL pain in his right knee, and it’s unclear if he’ll be active for Friday’s game against the Braves.|
|Pete Fairbanks||TB||Outgoing (Return)||ISP||House||Fairbanks is struggling with right-hand tension and isn’t expected to line up for his season debut until mid-May.|
|Ryan Thompson||TB||Questionable (shoulder)||ISP||House||Thompson is on the mend after shoulder thoracic outlet surgery, and it remains to be seen if he will face the Braves on Friday.|
|Jorge Mateo||BL||Questionable (hand)||TED||A way||Mateo is dealing with a right hand injury, and it remains to be seen if he will make it into Friday’s matchup with the Rays.|
|DJ Steward||BL||Likely (hand)||TED||A way||Stewart is hampered by a bruised left hand, but is expected to get dressed for the season opener against the Rays.|
|isaac mattson||BL||Outside (shoulder)||TED||A way||Mattson is out of action with right shoulder discomfort and isn’t expected to make his season debut until mid-April.|
|Andre Chafin||TED||Outside (groin)||BL||House||Chafin is hampered by a groin injury and won’t be in the lineup against the White Sox on Friday.|
|Javier Baez||TED||Questionable (elbow)||BL||House||Baez is dealing with a left elbow issue, and it’s unclear if he’ll step into Friday’s clash with the White Sox.|
|Jose Cisnero||TED||Questionable (elbow)||BL||House||Cisnero is hampered by an elbow injury, and it’s up in the air if he faces the White Sox on Friday.|
|Michael Pineda||TED||Questionable (personal)||BL||House||Pineda has a visa issue and it’s unclear whether he’ll be available Friday against the White Sox.|
|Derek Hill||TED||Out (hamstrings)||BL||House||Hill is out of the lineup with a hamstring injury and isn’t expected to be active until mid-April.|
|Kyle Funkhouser||TED||Outgoing (Return)||BL||House||Funkhouser is sidelined with a thigh injury and is expected to remain on the shelf until early May.|
|Austin Meadows||TED||Questionable (leg)||BL||House||Meadows is suffering from tightness in both legs and it’s unclear if he’ll face the Braves on Friday.|