Fantasy Baseball Injury Updates: Anthony Rendon, Chris Sale, Andrew Kittredge (2022)

Let’s take a look at the latest injury news and notes around fantasy baseball. And check out all of our latest injury news on our fantasy baseball news desk.

Anthony Rendon (wrist) could begin baseball activities soon

Anthony Rendon is healing as expected and could begin baseball activities again soon according to MLB.com’s Rhett Bollinger. (Source: Rhett Bollinger, MLB.com)

Fantasy Impact: Rendon had been playing through his wrist inflammation but has been on the IL since May 28. He was evaluated by a doctor and is healing nicely but there is still no clear time table for his return. Rendon was hitting .242 with 5 home runs and 23 RBIs prior to injury so fantasy managers can hope for improvement in those numbers since he had been dealing with this injury for a while.
– Luke Monaldo


Andrew Kittredge reinstated from IL on Sunday

The Rays reinstated Andrew Kittredge from the 15-day IL on Sunday. (Source: Tampa Bay Rays on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Kittredge had been on the IL with lower back tightness, but the team had been targeting today for his return for several days now. The Rays continued to operate with a closer-by-committee approach in Kittredge’s absence, but he’s almost certainly going to rack up the most saves on the team going forward. He’s worth starting, but only as a third closer for your fantasy team.
– Dan Harris


Chris Sale (rib) could face live hitters next week

Red Sox manager Alex Cora said there is a good chance Chris Sale faces live hitters next week. (Source: Rob Bradford on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Sale most recently threw a bullpen session without any issues last Wednesday. If all goes well facing live hitters, Sale could join Boston’s starting rotation before the All-Star break.
– Ari Koslow

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