Chris Iannetta C LAA May 11 '12
Angels placed C Chris Iannetta on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 9, with a fractured right wrist.
Iannetta will undergo surgery on his right wrist Friday and is expected to miss 6-8 weeks. The Angels will cover the position from within for now, pairing Bobby Wilson with John Hester. Hank Conger (elbow) should be ready to help out in a couple weeks.
Chris Iannetta C LAA May 10 '12
Chris Iannetta will undergo surgery on his right wrist Friday and is expected to miss 6-8 weeks.
Iannetta suffered the injury when he was hit on the wrist by a pitch on May 2, the same night he caught Jered Weaver's no-hitter. It's a tough blow for the Angels, who will now be without their primary catcher until late June or early July. Hank Conger is currently on the minor league disabled list, so Robinson Diaz or John Hester will likely be called up from Triple-A Salt Lake to split playing time with Bobby Wilson. Not much to get excited about from a fantasy perspective.
Chris Iannetta C LAA May 08 '12
Chris Iannetta returned to action on Monday May 7.
Chris Iannetta C LAA May 06 '12
Chris Iannetta (wrist) is expected to return to the lineup Sunday.
Iannetta hasn't started in three games due to a sore right wrist, but he's evidently feeling better. The former Rockie is batting .220/.324/.441 with three home runs this season.
Chris Iannetta C LAA May 04 '12
Chris Ianetta is not in the Angles lineup on Friday against the Blue Jays, due to lingering soreness and swelling in his right wrist from HBP Wednesday night.
This is the second consecutive day off for Iannetta, though it's general soreness in the wrist and doesn't sound like any issue with the bone. He's listed as day-to-day for now, but it wouldn't be surprising to see him back in the lineup on Saturday.
Chris Iannetta C LAA Apr 16 '12
Chris Iannetta went 2-for-4 and homered in a second straight game Sunday against the Yankees.
Iannetta hit ninth tonight for the first time this season, though he's looked anything but a No. 9 hitter so far. He's batting .348 with seven RBI in nine games.
Chris Iannetta C LAA Apr 07 '12
Chris Iannetta is not in Saturday's lineup against the Royals.
The Angels will go with Bobby Wilson at catcher. Iannetta battled multiple injuries this spring and the will likely have his workload limited initially. The 28-year-old is expected to be back in the lineup on Sunday.
Chris Iannetta C LAA Mar 21 '12
Chris Iannetta (elbow) felt fine Wednesday after playing in a Triple-A exhibition game.
Iannetta suffered a mild contusion after taking a pitch off his elbow last Friday. But it was never a major concern in Angels camp, and the 28-year-old catcher should be back in Cactus League games this weekend.
Chris Iannetta C LAA Mar 19 '12
Chris Iannetta (elbow) caught bullpen sessions and took batting practice Sunday in Angels camp.
Iannetta is still a couple of days from being cleared for throwing drills but should resume those and ultimately return to the Angels' Cactus League lineup by the end of this week. He's not in danger of missing the start of the regular season.
Chris Iannetta C LAA Mar 16 '12
Chris Iannetta was diagnosed with a right elbow contusion.
Iannetta left Friday's game in the second inning after taking a foul tip off his elbow. The Angels have listed him as day-to-day, so it's not considered serious.