Thirteen D-backs missed a total of 735 games due to time spent on the disabled list this season. The number is actually higher if you include the retroactive date used once the players were put on the DL. Teams are only allowed to use a retroactive date if a player has not played since the retroactive date.
|Player||Injury||Dates (Retroactive)||Games on DL|
|RHP Tom Gordon||Right Elbow||4/4 (3/27) - 4/27||18|
|RHP Tom Gordon||Left Hamstring||5/4 - 8/11||89|
|RHP Max Scherzer||Right Shoulder||4/4 (3/29) - 4/14||7|
|RHP Brandon Webb||Right Shoulder||4/13 (4/7) - 10/4||156|
|SS Stephen Drew||Left Hamstring||4/26 (4/25) - 5/12||16|
|1B Tony Clark||Right Hand Ligament||5/6 (5/5) - 6/19||41|
|RHP Yusmeiro Petit||Right Shoulder||5/9 - 7/3||50|
|OF Conor Jackson||Valley Fever||5/12 - 10/4||129|
|INF Chad Tracy||Right Oblique||5/30 - 6/30||28|
|C Chris Snyder||Lower Back Strain||6/23 - 7/28||30|
|C Chris Snyder||Lower Back Pain||8/29 (8/27) - 10/4||33|
|OF Eric Byrnes||Left Hand Fracture||6/25 - 9/5||64|
|OF Justin Upton||Right Oblique Strain||8/6 - 8/25||18|
|LHP Scott Schoeneweis||Depression||8/11 - 9/7||25|
|RHP Chad Qualls||Left Knee||8/31 - 10/4||31|
Players still disabled at season's end:
Webb (right shoulder cleanup surgery in August 2009) is not scheduled to begin throwing until November. He will not have thrown off a mound by the time the D-backs must pick up his $8.5 million option, five days after the World Series ends.
Conor Jackson (valley fever) worked out in the D-Backs' Instructional League facility in September and is scheduled to play winter ball.
Chris Snyder (microdiscectomy) is expected to be 100 percent when spring training begins after undergoing the same surgery LHP Randy Johnson has had three times.
Chad Qualls (left knee surgery in September 2009) is expected to be ready for spring training.
Minor league right-hander Jarrod Parker (right elbow soreness) was throwing in the Arizona Instructional League program after being shut down the final month of the Class AA Mobile season. He could be a candidate for the 2010 rotation if healthy, but could also undergo surgery if he continues to feel abnormal soreness.
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