Brewers second baseman Kolten Wong departed the group’s recreation in opposition to the Cardinals on Thursday after re-aggravating his left indirect, supervisor Craig Counsell advised Andrew Wagner of the Wisconsin State Journal and different reporters. It’s the identical concern that saved Wong from taking part in Wednesday, and Counsell mentioned (through Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) there’s a “distinct chance” that he’ll require a visit to the injured listing. Wong, beforehand with St. Louis, joined the Brewers on a two-year, $18MM contract throughout the offseason. If he does need to miss time shortly into his Brewers tenure, it will be one other blow to the center infield depth of a group that traded Orlando Arcia to Atlanta earlier this week. The Brewers did add veteran Dee Strange-Gordon on a minor league contract Thursday, although Daniel Robertson – who changed Wong when he exited – could be the favourite to deal with a lot of the reps on the keystone.
- The Reds are planning to have Shogo Akiyama again with the group in early-to-mid Might, C. Trent Rosecrans of The Athletic reviews (via Twitter). Akiyama began slowly for the Purple final season, however he was capable of regulate and put up a robust second half. At the very least to date, nevertheless, the Reds have managed simply effective with out him. Tyler Naquin has helped fill the void with a large begin to the season. With Nick Senzel, Jesse Winker, Nick Castellanos, and Aristides Aquino on the roster, the Reds are in no actual hurry to upset the apple cart, so to talk.
- Paul Goldschmidt was scratched from as we speak’s Cardinals recreation due to decrease again tightness, per MLB.com’s Zachary Silver (via Twitter). The transfer was precautionary, so presumably the Cardinals don’t anticipate this to result in an IL placement. Supervisor Mike Shildt mentioned after the sport that Goldschmidt’s everyday, and the Cardinals will know extra about his standing Friday, Jeff Jones of the Belleville News tweets.
- The Mets acquired some excellent news on J.D. Davis. X-rays got here again adverse on his bruised left hand, Tim Healey of Newsday relays (via Twitter). Davis doesn’t seem like headed to the injured listing, although he remained out of the lineup for the Mets’ dwelling opener as we speak. Jonathan Villar took his place on the scorching nook. Villar received the beginning at third base as we speak for the primary time since 2016. Luis Guillorme would even be in line to see a bump in taking part in time whereas Davis is on the shelf. It’s not clear, nevertheless, how a lot time Davis will miss.