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Baseball is a game of resilience and despite all the training and routines, even the toughest athletes get injured. This season has witnessed its fair share of stars sidelined, which has left fans anxiously waiting for their return. That said, it’s time to take a peek at the status of some key players currently on the mend.

Anthony Rendon of the Los Angeles Angels : This veteran third baseman went through a high-grade partial tear of his left hamstring. This injury landed him on the 10-day injured list on April 26th. Rendon too acknowledged the seriousness of the injury. The MLB world must wait till around June 1st to see Rendon back after his recovery.

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Zac Gallen from the Arizona Diamondbacks : Spasms in his right hamstring pushed the ace pitcher to exit his game against the Seattle Mariners on April 27th. While classified as day-to-day, his status remains uncertain. Manager Torey Lovullo will likely provide an update on Gallen’s availability soon in the coming days.

Jasson Dominguez of the New York Yankees : This highly-touted prospect’s path to the big leagues has hit a snag due to an elbow injury. Nevertheless, there’s positive news! Dominguez has shown progress, in throwing at a distance of 135 feet, according to manager Aaron Boone. Though a return date remains unclear, this progress suggests that he might be back in action sooner rather than later.

Nick Pivetta from the Boston Red Sox : The Red Sox have received a promising update on injured ace Nick Pivetta. He is scheduled for a 50-pitch live batting practice session on Saturday. While this is a significant step in his recovery from an elbow issue, there’s also a doubt if it will go well. If everything goes well, Pivetta could be back pitching on the mound by May 7th.

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Luis Robert Jr. of the Chicago White Sox : The White Sox fans can heave a sigh of relief. Center fielder Luis Robert Jr., who was sidelined with a hip injury, is expected to return in mid-May, as per GM Chris Getz. This timeline offers a boost to the White Sox lineup, which has grappled with their play in Robert’s absence.

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Wade Miley of the Cincinnati Reds : Unfortunately, not all injuries have a quick fix. This Reds pitcher Wade Miley has received a disturbing news after being diagnosed with a torn UCL in his left elbow. He will undergo Tommy John surgery, effectively ending his season. This has been a significant blow to the Reds’ pitching staff, as Miley is a veteran presence and a key contributor.

These are just a few examples of the players currently battling injuries. While some are in the midst of lengthy absences, others are on the mend and could get back to their teams soon. The world of baseball awaits their return, and fans are eager to seeing them back on the field.