Michael Brantley (shoulder) is recovering well from surgery and aiming to be ready for Opening Day.
Dylan Bundy (forearm) is expected to be ready for the start of the season, but remember just how delicate he is.
Homer Bailey (elbow) is out till mid-May.
Zack Cozart (knee) is probable for the start of spring training.
Billy Hamilton (shoulder) is probable for the start of spring work.
Devin Mesoraco (hip) is questionable for the start of spring.
Greg Holland (elbow) is out for the 2016 season.
Albert Pujols (foot) is doubtful to start the 2016 season.
C.J. Wilson (elbow) is probable to start in the spring.
Brandon McCarthy (elbow) is out until at least May.
Justin Turner (knee) is probable to start spring training.
Giancarlo Stanton (wrist) is probable to start spring training.
Ryan Braun (back) is probable to start spring training.
Zack Wheeler (elbow) is out until at least May.
Cliff Lee (forearm) is questionable to start the 2016 season.
Jung Ho Kang (knee) is questionable for the start of the season.
Denard Span (hip) is questionable to start spring training.
Robinson Cano (hernia) is probable to start the spring.
Alex Cobb (elbow) is out until at least May.
Yu Darvish (elbow) is out until at least May.
Devon Travis (shoulder) is questionable to start the season.
Greg Bird (shoulder) will miss the entire 2016 season due to shoulder surgery.
Evan Gattis (hernia) is out 4-6 weeks, which ideally means he will be ready by Opening Day.
Alexander Reyes (drugs) suspended for 50 games.
Jimmy Butler (knee) Out for 3-5 weeks.
Alec Burks (ankle) Out of walking boot but still a few weeks away.
Manu Ginobili (groin) Out 4-6 weeks.
Rodney Stuckey (ankle) Out until after All-Star Break.
Alan Anderson (ankle) No return date set, but promising news on return.
Nikola Mirotic (appendix) Underwent surgery, return date unknown.
Marc Gasol (foot) Out for 4-6 months.
Kelly Olynyk (shoulder) Should be ready for first game after break.
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (shoulder) Out indefinitely.
Al Jefferson (knee) Expected back a week or so after ASG.
Matthew Dellavedova (hamstring) Expected to return after break.
Devin Harris (toe) will return after break.
Darrell Arthur (quad) Questionable for immediate return after break.
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (groin) will return for Detroit's first game after break.
Festus Ezeli (knee) Out for minimum of six weeks.
Jordan Hill (finger) Questionable for next week.
Rodney Stuckey (ankle) Out for a week.
Austin Rivers (hand) Out 4-6 weeks.
Blake Griffin Suspended for 4 games.
Tyreke Evans (knee) Out for season.
Brandon Knight (groin) At least a week away.
EPL (English Premier League)
Santi Cazorla (knee) still a few weeks away.
Danny Welbeck (unknown) set to return to first team by end of Feb.
Jack Wilshere (ankle) mid-March return.
Jordan Ayew (red card) 3 match ban.
Alexandre Pato (unknown) should be integrated over the next few matches.
Kurt Zouma (knee) out for season.
Yannick Bolasie (unknown) out a couple more weeks.
Joe Ledley (hamstring) match time decision.
Jason Puncheon (hamstring) match time decision.
Tim Howard (knock) Questionable for weekend.
Kevin Mirallas (knee) still a couple weeks at best.
John Stones (hamstring) Questionable for weekend.
Jeffrey Schlupp (hamstring) out until end of Feb.
Martin Skrtel (hamstring) suffered a setback, 2 weeks minimum.
Joe Allen (unknown) Probable for weekend.
Dejan Lovren (hamstring) Questionable for weekend.
Kevin de Bruyne (knee) out for at least 2 months.
Fabian Delph (calf) questionable for weekend.
Vincent Kompany (calf) out two more weeks.
Samir Nasri (hamstring) mid March return.
Jesus Navas (hamstring) Probable for weekend.
David Silva (ankle) Questionable for weekend.
Phil Jones (foot) Probable for weekend.
Paul Dummett (hamstring) Out for a couple weeks.
Daryl Janmaat (leg) Probable for weekend.
Victor Wanyama (ban) Out for 5 matches.
Charlie Adam (foot) Out till March.
Ryan Shawcross (back) Out one more week.
Jonathan Walters (illness) Probable for weekend.
Adam Johnson (sex offender) Sacked by club.
Seb Larsson (knee) still a couple weeks away.
Jemain Lens (hernia) Doubtful for weekend.
Duncan Watmore (ankle) in doubt for weekend.
Miguel Britos (leg) Questionable for weekend.
Craig Dawson (ankle) Match day decision.
Jonny Evans (hamstring) Out for at least this weekend.
Cheikhou Kouyate (head) Out for at least a week.
Winston Reid (hamstring) Doubtful for weekend.
James Tompkins (calf) Out for 6 weeks.
Manuel Lanzini (groin) still 2-3 weeks from fitness.
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