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Joe Kelly (hamstring) is expected to join the Cardinals on this road trip. Kelly has been playing loss toss and testing his leg with some light running. His next step would be to start throwing off the mound again.

Kelly has been sidelined the last two weeks following a hamstring injury but is inching closer to a return to the Cardinals starting rotation. Once healthy he will take over for Tyler Lyons, who has been a respectable replacement in his absence (0-2 w/ 4.50 ERA). Kelly will look to build off of his strong start in which he went 1-1 with a 0.59 ERA and 1.24 WHIP through three starts prior to going down with a hamstring injury.He is expected back at some point in the month of May. ANALYST: Matthew Beck

X-Rays on Leonard Williams' knee were negative. He will get an MRI Sunday.

Initial reports about Leonard Williams' knee seem positive. After he limped off the field on Saturday, the X-Rays were negative and the Jets hope it is just a bone bruise for Williams. Once he has the MRI on Sunday more will be known.  Analysis: Greg Jewett

Duke Johnson left Saturday's game in the second quarter with a concussion.

After missing three weeks due to a hamstring injury, Duke Johnson was removed from Saturday's game with a concussion. Johnson did have a run for four yards and a catch for one yard prior to the injury. Monitor his status going forward but this will cast doubt about him starting in Week 1.  Analysis: Greg Jewett

Calvin Pace (groin) will play in Week 1.

Veteran outside line backer Calvin Pace did not play Saturday night but will be ready for Week 1 according to coach Todd Bowles. Pace had five sacks for the Jets last year. Analysis: Greg Jewett

Phillies optioned RHP Nefi Ogando to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

In order for the Phillies to make room for Sunday's starting pitcher Alec Asher, they have optioned reliever Nefi Ogando to Lehigh Valley. Ogando did not make an appearance for Philadelphia but should be back in September when the rosters expand.  Analysis: Greg Jewett

DeAngelo Tyson has a shoulder injury and is questionable to return.

With DeAngelo Tyson's return being questionable due to a shoulder injury, the Ravens have had three defensive lineman injured on Saturday. Timmy Jernigan and Lawrence Guy also suffered injuries in this game. Monitor Tyson's progress but the Ravens defensive front is having a tough night.  Analysis: Greg Jewett

Josh Robinson has gone to the locker room for medical evaluation.

Josh Robinson is fighting for a spot on the final roster for Indianapolis, he left Saturday's game for medical evaluation. More details should follow as news becomes available on the running back. .  Analysis: Greg Jewett

Mets will send minor league right-handers Matt Koch and Miller Diaz to Diamondbacks for Addison Reed.

With the Mets trying to shore up their relief staff, they have reportedly traded for Addison Reed pending physicals. While Reed struggled in Arizona this year, he does have a 1.61 ERA in 16 1/3 innings since the All Star Break. For his career, Reed has a 4.20 ERA with 104 saves in five major league seasons.  Analysis: Greg Jewett

Allen Webster will likely start on Sunday.

With the Diamondbacks wanting to preserve innings for their starters, Allen Webster is likely to start on Sunday. Webster is 1-1 in 21 innings this year for Arizona with a 13:16 K:BB ratio and a 6.86 ERA.  Analysis: Greg Jewett

Evan Spencer is being checked for a concussion.

After receiving a big hit on the field by a Raven defender, Evan Spencer is being tested for a concussion by the Redskins. Spencer is battling for a roster spot but his return is questionable.  Analysis: Greg Jewett

John Chiles is being evaluated for a concussion.

For a team that is already thin at wide receiver, the Bears cannot afford another injury to a wide receiver. On Saturday, John Chiles was driven hard to the ground after a catch and is now undergoing tests for a concussion. An update as more is known should follow.  Analysis: Greg Jewett

Lawrence Guy was taken to the locker room with a knee injury.

As part of Baltimore's defensive line rotation, Lawrence Guy was removed from Saturday's game to have his knee examined in the locker room. More news may surface but if it the severity of the injury cannot be determined, he may need an MRI this week.  Analysis: Greg Jewett

Update: Micah Hyde left Saturday's game with a neck injury.

After leaving the game on a cart, it is now surfacing that Micah Hyde suffered a neck injury in Saturday's game. As the primary slot corner back for the Packers, any extended time away could impact the defense. Keep tabs on his status going forward.  Analysis: Greg Jewett

Eddie Goldman was declared out for rest of the game with a concussion.

Defensive Tackle Eddie Goldman has been removed from the game on Saturday due to a concussion. He will now enter the protocol to be eligible for action next week. Monitor Goldman's progress this week.  Analysis: Greg Jewett

Micah Hyde was carted off the field with an injury.

In a preseason that the Packers will try to forget, corner back Micah Hyde was carted off the field with an undisclosed injury. He was sitting up but it was not clear as to the nature of the injury. Monitor the reports on Hyde going forward.  Analysis: Greg Jewett


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