Daily Dose: Iglesias Injured

Daily Dose: Iglesias Injured
Nate Grimm talks fallout from the Raisel Iglesias injury, Welington Castillo's 80-game ban and Marcell Ozuna's snooze button in Thursday's Daily Dose.
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Gregory Polanco is getting the day off Thursday.

Adam Frazier will start in right field and bat second versus the Reds. Francisco Cervelli, Josh Bell, and Jordy Mercer are also out of Pittsburgh's lineup.
May 24 - 9:42 AM

Francisco Cervelli (hand, finger) is out of the Pirates' starting lineup Thursday versus the Reds.

Cervelli left Wednesday night's game in the 12th inning due to discomfort in his right hand and finger. This has been a lingering issue for the veteran catcher, but it doesn't sound overly serious. Elias Diaz is starting behind the plate and batting seventh Thursday afternoon against Cincinnati right-hander Luis Castillo.
May 24 - 9:41 AM

Randal Grichuk (knee) hit a two-run homer and played six innings in right field Wednesday in a rehab game with High-A Dunedin.

He went 0-for-2 with two walks and two strikeouts in his minor league rehab debut on Tuesday. The 26-year-old outfielder was batting just .106/.208/.227 through 25 games when he landed on the disabled list April 30 with a sprained PCL in his right knee and he'll probably play several more rehab games before returning to the Blue Jays' active roster.
May 24 - 8:45 AM

Hansel Robles (knee) allowed a run on three hits and a walk Wednesday in his first rehab appearance at Triple-A Las Vegas.

Robles landed on the disabled list May 9 after spraining his right knee during a relief appearance against the Reds. He should be ready to return to the Mets' bullpen after a couple better rehab outings.
May 24 - 8:42 AM

Kevin Plawecki (hand) homered Wednesday in his rehab debut at Triple-A Las Vegas.

Plawecki also played five innings at catcher. The 27-year-old has been sidelined since April 13 with a hairline fracture in his right hand and will probably need 3-4 more minor league rehab games. He figures to split time behind the plate with Devin Mesoraco once he's activated from the disabled list.
May 24 - 8:40 AM

Enny Romero (shoulder) has begun playing catch on flat ground.

Romero is working out at the Pirates' spring training complex in Bradenton, Florida. The team attempted to designate him for assignment before his shoulder injury was revealed, so the 27-year-old left-hander might not have a spot in the major league bullpen when he's healthy.
May 24 - 8:36 AM

A.J. Schugel (shoulder) got a platelet-rich plasma injection this week.

Schugel was pulled off his minor league rehab assignment May 4 with renewed soreness in his injured right shoulder and he hasn't made much progress since. The 28-year-old right-hander has been out all season and there is no timetable for his return to the Pirates' bullpen.
May 24 - 8:35 AM

Greg Garcia (back) grounded out as a pinch-hitter Wednesday against the Royals.

Garcia left Monday's series opener versus Kansas City with lower back tightness, but it's obviously not a serious ailment. The 28-year-old is splitting time at shortstop with Yairo Munoz while Paul DeJong recovers from a fractured left hand.
May 24 - 8:21 AM
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