Cameron Maybin is the latest to be sidelined with an injury. On Wednesday during an exhibition game vs. the New York Yankees, Maybin was struck on the left wrist by a pitch from Luis Severino. The Detroit Tigers ordered a CT scan of his wrist out of an abundance of caution, and found that he had a nondisplaced hairline fracture and would miss 4-6 weeks, the team announced on Thursday.
Maybin's wrist will be "immobilized" for two weeks before undergoing further X-rays to determine the extent of his healing.
Maybin initially stayed in the game after the HBP in the top of the second, but acting manager Omar Vizquel (split squad) took him out in the top of the third as a precaution. Maybin was already limited to designated hitter as he was recovering from a sore right shoulder. He had injured it at his home during the offseason.
Tigers manager Brad Ausmus did not rule out bringing another center fielder in from outside the camp. The team is already short on major league depth in center field. In the meantime, Mike Aviles and Andrew Romine would serve as emergency options. Tyler Collins is also an option.
As for Montreal Robertson, the team announced he will miss the next 6-8 weeks while recovering from right shoulder subluxation. Robertson had injured himself sitting up in the weight room last week. He's decided to take a non-surgical approach to recovering from the injury and told reporters he felt good about his chances.
Anibal Sanchez continues to make progress and is expected to take the mound again after being grounded for a week with a triceps inflammation. Also, Alex Wilson played catch for the first time since his shoulder soreness earlier in the week. There is no word on how it went yet.