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- Giants fans and players will probably be refreshing their Twitter apps every five seconds on Wednesday waiting for details on Johnny Cueto’s MRI results, as the veteran right-hander was placed on the disabled list Tuesday with right elbow inflammation, an ailment that could obviously have a huge effect on San Francisco’s season if it turns out to be serious.
- Cueto’s injury is just the latest in a long line of injuries for the Giants; second baseman Joe Panik had thumb surgery Monday and will miss at least six weeks.
- The Twins train continues to fall off the tracks, as Miguel Sano has been placed on the disabled list with a left hamstring strain.
- Braves pitching prospect Mike Soroka was called up to make his major-league debut on Tuesday and became the youngest pitcher in the big leagues. Over six innings, Soroka allowed just one run on six hits and no walks.
- The D-Backs sent two pitching prospect to the Rays to complete the February trade that brought Steven Souza Jr. to Arizona.
- The Dodgers have been dealt an absolutely massive blow, as shortstop Corey Seager will have Tommy John surgery and miss the rest of the season.
- Tanner Duncan, who made three failed attempts to earn a spot on ECU’s Division I team three times and spent his entire collegiate career playing club baseball, is now thriving in the Astros’ minor-league system.
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