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When pondering what mixed emotions feel like, consider this week in fantasy baseball. Once again, there are several impact players that have succumbed to injuries. But, there are also several players on the mend and starting rehab assignments or already are set to return this week. So without further adieu, here is the Week 12 edition of the Walking Wounded.
After a sluggish start to the season, the New York Yankees have exploded in June and now have the best record in baseball. A lot of their success has been because of great starting pitching up and down their rotation. However, in a matter of 24 hours, the Yankees lost their #1 and #2 starters to injuries. This proves that no one is immune to the injury bug. It also means that you have more obstacles to overcome in your fantasy baseball league. So without further adieu, here is the next edition of the walking wounded.
While everyone is caught up in the details and fallout from the MLB trade deadline, It's important to make sure you stay on top of all the latest injuries and the potential impact on your fantasy baseball lineups. Fortunately, since our last update, the injuries have been mild and the news to report isn't as devastating as it has been in the past. That doesn't mean you can ignore the day to day stuff as you never know when something considered minor can turn into something more. Here's a look at the recent injuries from over the weekend.
We have an updates on starters around the league and potential closer opening just in time for those final drafts. A young gun in San Diego suffers a bump in the road while a cagey veteran finally gets some answers in Cincinnati. The Philles continue to rack up the injuries but that could open the door for a nice sleeper closer. The Rangers lose a starter for an extended peroid of time while Atlanta has nothing to worry about. All in this installment of the fantasy alarm injury report.