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Injury updates on Felix Hernandez and David Phelps; Yonder Alonso added to active roster

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Could always be worse, I suppose.

For Felix, it’s disheartening that it’s the same injury as earlier in the year. That can’t be good long-term for his right shoulder.

For Phelps, that sounds fairly optimistic, but keep in mind that an elbow impingement can have a wide range of recovery times.

A few more details here:

In better news, Phelps going to the DL makes roster space to add Mr. Yonder Alonso.