Cowgill has taken batting practice a number of times before, but has felt discomfort the following day on each occasion.Analysis:
Springer, though, is staying active by participating in cardio work, which includes tossing balls to coaches who hit ground balls during batting practice.
“Chasing down some fly balls, doing anything he can to avoid being stir crazy,” manager A.J. Hinch said. “He’s not doing anything really with his right hand.”Analysis:
Cano lost his eight-game hitting streak Tuesday, but still has 13 hits in his last 32 at-bats with three of the 11 home runs he has slugged this season.Analysis:
“We’ll get one more game in before we get the brains together and figure out what’s the next step for him,” manager A.J. Hinch said Tuesday afternoon. “I’m happy with his progress. Talked to him this morning, he was really happy with some of the action he’s gotten at third, some of the at-bats he’s taken. We’re still hopeful that at the end of this homestand or very quickly, we’ll have a chance to maybe get him back.”
Lowrie has played five minor-league rehab games as he continues to work his way back to a return to the Astros.Analysis:
Buxton will continue to take batting practice this week and then progress to participating in on-field pregame drills. If he has no set backs, Buxton could begin a rehab assignment as early as next week.Analysis:
"I'm not hurt or anything like that, so there isn't any reason to think that I'm not going to pitch," he told the New York Daily News. "...I feel good."
Nova was removed from his last start after throwing 75 pitches. Joe Girardi confirmed that he was dealing with some fatigue in his triceps area. His outing was only his sixth since returning from Tommy John surgery.Analysis:
I don’t like to say anybody’s starting over, but we need to get his timing (back) and get him out there,” manager Kevin Cash said.Analysis:
He even left the door open for the possibility of Trout playing in Wednesday's game against the Astros, according to MLB.com.
Trout did not play on Tuesday after experiencing wrist pain during batting practice. The injury is not considered serious at this time.Analysis:
"Peacock we're still waiting," Luhnow said, per the Houston Chronicle. "I'm not optimistic he's going to make it back any time soon and we still don't know what the right course of action is. There's a couple different doctors working on it. There's another doctor appointment coming up. We'll have to figure out what the best path is for him, but unfortunately it looks like potentially a lost year for him."
Peacock has made one appearance this year. He's suffering from a left intercostal strain.Analysis:
Furbush tested the injury with his first throwing session off a mound since suffering the injury on July 7.
"Just 10 pitches," Furbush said, per the News Tribune. "This was a, 'Let's see what's happening. Let's see where I am.' Honestly, it was encouraging. It had been a while, but it felt pretty good."
Furbush will throw again on Thursday.Analysis: