June 2, 2012; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones (10) hits a single in the ninth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Baltimore Orioles defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE
Another day of baseball, another day of frantically adjusting your fantasy team to cope with a new slate of injuries. Here's the latest in bumps and bruises around the league:
Jones to get wrist MRI Monday | Britt's Bird Watch
Orioles outfielder Adam Jones has been bothered by right wrist soreness for the last few weeks and will stay in Florida to get an MRI on the area during the team’s off day on Monday.
Mauer injures right thumb | Twinsbaseball.com
Joe Mauer left Sunday's 6-3 victory over the Indians with a mild right thumb sprain and is listed as day to day.
Niese pulled after six with rapid heartbeat | ESPN New York
New York Mets left-hander Jon Niese was pulled from Sunday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals after tossing six scoreless innings as a precaution because he experienced a rapid heartbeat during the game. It was the same issue that forced Niese from a game last season at Texas as well.
Outfielder Will Venable left Sunday's 6-0 loss to the D-backs in the top of the third inning with a strained right oblique.