The Padres may welcome again Dinelson Lamet from the injured record to start out Sunday’s sport in opposition to the Giants, writes AJ Cassavell of MLB.com. The righty received by a bullpen session this afternoon and the workforce will monitor how he responds over the subsequent few days, supervisor Jayce Tingler instructed reporters. There was loads of concern when Lamet, a 2018 Tommy John affected person, left his first begin of the yr with forearm tightness after having his season debut delayed by a biceps subject. Nonetheless, it appears he’s prevented any severe issues and will return after spending the minimal ten days on the IL throughout this most up-to-date stint.
Extra from San Diego and the remainder of the Nationwide League:
- Padres starter Ryan Weathers left his outing this night in opposition to the Diamondbacks after one inning with left arm soreness, per a workforce announcement. The younger southpaw topped out at 92.8 MPH along with his fastball, down quite considerably from its typical mid-90’s vary, Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune was amongst these to notice (Twitter link). That prompted a mid-inning go to from the workforce coach, though Weathers did end the body and didn’t look like in apparent ache whereas he was on the mound. It isn’t but clear if Weathers is in jeopardy of lacking any future begins.
- Brewers starter Zack Godley is headed to the injured record with a bruised finger, per Todd Rosiak and Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The precise-hander left this afternoon’s sport in opposition to the Marlins within the fourth inning after sustaining the damage on a bunt try the body earlier than. At this time’s outing marked Godley’s first look of the season, because the 31-year-old was solely chosen to the 40-man roster earlier within the day. With Godley out, Eric Lauer will begin tomorrow in opposition to the Dodgers and may very well be in line to affix Brandon Woodruff, Corbin Burnes, Freddy Peralta and Adrian Houser within the rotation.
- Cubs catcher Austin Romine went on the injured record early this week, and it appears he’s in for an prolonged absence. Supervisor David Ross known as Romine’s left wrist sprain “important” and mentioned the backstop could be out for some time (via Russell Dorsey of the Chicago Sun-Times). Tony Wolters was chosen to the roster to again up Willson Contreras with Romine on the shelf.