Diamondbacks placed OF A.J. Pollock on the 10-day disabled list with an avulsion fracture in his left thumb.
Advice: Pollock suffered the injury while diving for a ball in the outfield on Monday and is expected to be sidelined for the next 4-8 weeks. Jarrod Dyson will get an uptick in playing time in center field and can provide significant fantasy production in the stolen bases department. Chris Owings will also get some run in center while Pollock is out.
A.J. Pollock has been diagnosed with an avulsion fracture in his left thumb and is expected to miss 4-8 weeks.
Advice: Pollock suffered the injury Monday night against the Brewers while attempting to make a diving catch on a Tyler Salardino line drive that eventually resulted in an inside-the-park home run. Pollock, who ranks near the top of the MLB leaderboard in WAR through the early part of the 2018 season, will likely be sidelined until at least late June. Jarrod Dyson and Chris Owings figure to share time in center field for Arizona.
A.J. Pollock was pulled from Monday's game against the Brewers with a sprained left thumb.
Advice: Pollock's injured the thumb on a dive while trying to catch a Tyler Saladino liner that wound up going for an inside-the-park home run. He is set to undergo an X-ray and likely an MRI, as well, when he sees a hand specialist Tuesday. It could potentially be a long-term absence for Pollock, but we'll just have to wait and see what the exams show.
A.J. Pollock went 2-for-4 and swiped his ninth base of the season in a losing effort against the Nationals on Sunday.
Advice: Pollock continues to produce at an elite level in the middle of the Diamondbacks' lineup, slashing .301/.358/.637 with 11 homers and 33 RBI. He has struggled with injuries and durability concerns over the course of his career, but as long as he remains on the field he's on track for a career year in 2018.
A.J. Pollock went 1-for-3 and drove in his team's only run in a loss to the Nationals on Saturday.
Advice: His third-inning double knocked in Paul Goldschmidt with the tying run, but the Diamondbacks would get shut out the rest of the way in the tight loss. Pollock hasn't been bothered by the new humidor at Chase Field -- he's putting up the best numbers of his career, especially in the power department. He is slashing .296/.354/.667 with 11 homers, 33 RBI and 23 runs. He's stolen eight bases as well.