MLB Fantasy News


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2014/07/28
GM
Alderson, Sandy
NYM
New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said it's unlikely his club will make a big trade before the upcoming non-waiver deadline.
2014/07/28
2B
Barney, Darwin
LAD
Chicago Cubs 2B Darwin Barney is close to being officially traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers.
2014/07/28
RP
Bastardo, Antonio
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies OF Marlon Byrd and RP Antonio Bastardo are the subject of the club's conversations with a few teams.
2014/07/28
1B
Belt, Brandon
SF
San Francisco Giants 1B Brandon Belt (concussion) will have another evaluation Monday, July 28. If all goes well, he will be cleared to resume baseball activities, and he might re-join the team on its upcoming road trip. Belt said Monday that he is feeling better.
2014/07/28
3B
Beltre, Adrian
TEX
Texas Rangers 3B Adrian Beltre is drawing interest from teams, but the Rangers have not engaged the interested parties, according to sources. Beltre and SP Yu Darvish are considered virtually untouchable.
2014/07/28
OF
Bruce, Jay
CIN
Cincinnati Reds OF Jay Bruce is hitting second in the lineup Monday, July 28, for the first time since 2011. He has hit .296 with five home runs and 17 RBIs in 25 career games in the No. 2 spot, and manager Bryan Price is hoping the move will spark Bruce offensively. Bruce is hitting just .218 with 10 home runs and 42 RBIs in 86 games this year, and he's hitting .107 since the All-Star break.
2014/07/28
OF
Burns, Billy
OAK
Oakland Athletics OF Billy Burns will likely start in center field against left-handed hitters, with OF Yoenis Cespedes playing there the rest of the time, according to manager Bob Melvin.
2014/07/28
OF
Burns, Billy
OAK
Oakland Athletics OF Craig Gentry (hand) was placed on the 15-day disabled list Monday, July 28. OF Billy Burns was recalled from Double-A Midland in a corresponding move.
2014/07/28
OF
Burns, Billy
OAK
Oakland Athletics OF Billy Burns will be recalled by the team. He has 51 stolen bases this year at Double-A Midland.
2014/07/28
OF
Byrd, Marlon
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies OF Marlon Byrd and RP Antonio Bastardo are the subject of the club's conversations with a few teams.
2014/07/28
SP
Cashner, Andrew
SD
San Diego Padres SP Andrew Cashner (shoulder) threw 31 pitches during a bullpen session Sunday, July 27, and is scheduled to throw another bullpen session Tuesday, July 29.
2014/07/28
OF
Cespedes, Yoenis
OAK
Oakland Athletics OF Billy Burns will likely start in center field against left-handed hitters, with OF Yoenis Cespedes playing there the rest of the time, according to manager Bob Melvin.
2014/07/28
OF
Craig, Allen
STL
St. Louis Cardinals OF Allen Craig continues to be in the starting lineup even though he is hitting .242 this season. He has started 12 of 19 games since OF Oscar Taveras has been recalled for Triple-A Memphis. Some in the organization believe the team is at its best when Craig is at his best. Craig may have created some bad habits in his swing after he suffered a Lisfranc injury last season.
2014/07/28
OF
Crisp, Coco
OAK
Oakland Athletics OF Coco Crisp (neck) could miss the entire series against the Houston Astros, and the team is preparing to be without him for at least that long.
2014/07/28
OF
Crisp, Coco
OAK
Oakland Athletics OF Coco Crisp (neck) is undergoing an MRI exam on his neck Monday, July 28.
2014/07/28
SP
Darvish, Yu
TEX
Texas Rangers 3B Adrian Beltre is drawing interest from teams, but the Rangers have not engaged the interested parties, according to sources. Beltre and SP Yu Darvish are considered virtually untouchable.
2014/07/28
OF
Denorfia, Chris
SD
San Diego Padres SP Ian Kennedy is looking less likely to be traded, but OF Chris Denorfia probably will be dealt.
2014/07/28
OF
Ellsbury, Jacoby
NYY
New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira (lat) and OF Jacoby Ellsbury are not in the lineup Monday, July 28.
2014/07/28
OF
Ellsbury, Jacoby
NYY
Updating a previous report, New York Yankees OF Jacoby Ellsbury said he's on a scheduled day off Monday, July 28, and he'll return to the lineup Tuesday, July 29.
2014/07/28
1B
Encarnacion, Edwin
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays 1Bs Edwin Encarnacion (quadriceps) and Adam Lind (foot) are unlikely to be back by the team's current road trip, according to manager John Gibbons. Encarnacion is still resting after a minor setback and Lind is taking light batting practice.
2014/07/28
2B
Espinosa, Danny
WSH
Washington Nationals 2B Danny Espinosa is starting at second base Monday, July 28, because he looked calm at the plate Sunday, July 27.
2014/07/28
OF
Gentry, Craig
OAK
Oakland Athletics OF Craig Gentry (hand) was placed on the 15-day disabled list Monday, July 28. OF Billy Burns was recalled from Double-A Midland in a corresponding move.
2014/07/28
OF
Gentry, Craig
OAK
Updating a previous item, Oakland Athletics OF Craig Gentry (hand) is dealing with a non-displaced fracture of his hand, and he is hoping to start a rehab assignment in two weeks.
2014/07/28
2B
Gyorko, Jedd
SD
San Diego Padres 2B Jedd Gyorko (foot) was activated from the 15-day disabled list and selected the contract of P Jason Lane from Triple-A El Paso Monday, July 28
2014/07/28
SP
Hamels, Cole
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies SP Cole Hamels is technically available on the trade market, but "they want the world" in exchange for him, according to a rival general manager. Hamels has a 20-team no-trade list but might be open to a trade because of Philadelphia's recent performance on the field.
2014/07/28
SP
Hamels, Cole
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies SP Cole Hamels has been made available in a trade, but the team will be looking for a significant package in return.
2014/07/28
SP
Harvey, Matt
NYM
New York Mets SP Matt Harvey (elbow) probably will be on an innings limit when he returns in 2015. He may only log 150 to 160 frames, which could equal 20 to 22 starts.
2014/07/28
OF
Heyward, Jason
ATL
Atlanta Braves OF Jason Heyward (back) was removed from the game with "lower back soreness," Monday, July 28.
2014/07/28
2B
Hill, Aaron
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks 2B Aaron Hill (hand) is expected to return to the lineup Tuesday, July 29. He was hit by a pitch on the right hand Saturday, July 26.
2014/07/28
2B
Hill, Aaron
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks 2B Aaron Hill (hand) is out of the lineup Monday, July 28, but he'll be available off the bench.
2014/07/28
OF
Kemp, Matt
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers OF Matt Kemp has no problems playing right field with rumors flying that he might be traded before the deadline July 31, according to manager Don Mattingly.
2014/07/28
SP
Kennedy, Ian
SD
San Diego Padres SP Ian Kennedy (oblique) is scheduled to throw bullpen session Wednesday, July 30. He likely will be the starting pitcher Saturday, Aug. 2.
2014/07/28
SP
Kennedy, Ian
SD
San Diego Padres SP Ian Kennedy is looking less likely to be traded, but OF Chris Denorfia probably will be dealt.
2014/07/28
SP
Kennedy, Ian
SD
San Diego Padres SP Ian Kennedy (oblique) is "so close" to being ready to pitch again, and he is expected to start again either Friday, Aug. 1, or Saturday, Aug. 2. Kennedy is 8-9 with a 3.66 ERA this season.
2014/07/28
SP
Lackey, John
BOS
Boston Red Sox SPs Jon Lester and John Lackey are getting "hit hard" in trade talks from contenders, according to sources.
2014/07/28
P
Lane, Jason
SD
San Diego Padres 2B Jedd Gyorko (foot) was activated from the 15-day disabled list and selected the contract of P Jason Lane from Triple-A El Paso Monday, July 28
2014/07/28
3B
Lawrie, Brett
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays 3B Brett Lawrie (finger) is hitting off a tee and will move to batting practice soon.
2014/07/28
SP
Lester, Jon
BOS
Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester is attracting interest from the Baltimore Orioles.
2014/07/28
SP
Lester, Jon
BOS
Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester has received trade calls from the Seattle Mariners, according to sources. Lester would cost less to acquire than Tampa Bay Rays SP David Price, and Lester is a native of Tacoma, Wa.
2014/07/28
SP
Lester, Jon
BOS
Boston Red Sox SPs Jon Lester and John Lackey are getting "hit hard" in trade talks from contenders, according to sources.
2014/07/28
1B
Lind, Adam
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays 1Bs Edwin Encarnacion (quadriceps) and Adam Lind (foot) are unlikely to be back by the team's current road trip, according to manager John Gibbons. Encarnacion is still resting after a minor setback and Lind is taking light batting practice.
2014/07/28
RP
Logan, Boone
COL
Colorado Rockies 1B Justin Morneau (neck) and RP Boone Logan (elbow) are making rehab appearances for Triple-A Colorado Springs Monday, July 28.
2014/07/28
OF
Marisnick, Jake
MIA
Miami Marlins OF Jake Marisnick was recalled from Triple-A New Orleans Monday, July 28, and C J.T. Realmuto was optioned to New Orleans in a corresponding move.
2014/07/28
1B
Morneau, Justin
COL
Colorado Rockies 1B Justin Morneau (neck) and RP Boone Logan (elbow) are making rehab appearances for Triple-A Colorado Springs Monday, July 28.
2014/07/28
SP
Morrow, Brandon
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays SP Brandon Morrow (finger) is continuing his throwing program in Florida, and manager John Gibbons thinks Morrow can return sometime in September. Morrow may be used as a reliever if the team needs him in that role.
2014/07/28
SS
Owings, Chris
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks SS Chris Owings (shoulder) has not yet takenlive batting practice, according to manager Kirk Gibson.
2014/07/28
RP
Papelbon, Jonathan
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies RP Jonathan Papelbon has told the team he will not waive his no-trade clause if he does not become the closer of his new team. Papelbon is not interested in being a setup man or being in a closer-by-committee situation.
2014/07/28
C
Realmuto, J.T.
MIA
Miami Marlins OF Jake Marisnick was recalled from Triple-A New Orleans Monday, July 28, and C J.T. Realmuto was optioned to New Orleans in a corresponding move.
2014/07/28
SP
Ryu, Hyun-Jin
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Hyun-Jin Ryu added a new grip for his slider earlier this month that he learned from SP Clayton Kershaw, and Ryu used it first in his two-hit, 10-strikeout outing against the San Diego Padres before the All-Star break.
2014/07/28
SP
Salazar, Danny
CLE
Cleveland Indians SP Danny Salazar said he felt great in his start against the Kansas City Royals Sunday, July 22, in which he went seven innings. Salazar showed good velocity in the outing and made some adjustments early that helped him stick around in the game longer. The seven innings matched his longest start of the year, and it was the first time he didn't walk anyone.
2014/07/28
SP
Syndergaard, Noah
NYM
New York Mets SP Noah Syndergaard isn't likely to be included in any deal the club may make this week.
2014/07/28
1B
Teixeira, Mark
NYY
New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira (lat) and OF Jacoby Ellsbury are not in the lineup Monday, July 28.
2014/07/28
SS
Tulowitzki, Troy
COL
Colorado Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki is unlikely to be traded, despite several teams calling to express interest.
2014/07/28
SS
Walters, Zach
WSH
Washington Nationals 2B Danny Espinosa and Zach Walters will keep splitting time based on matchups and hot-hand plays, according to manager Matt Williams.
2014/07/28
SP
deGrom, Jacob
NYM
New York Mets SP Jacob deGrom won't be skipped to limit his innings just yet, as he allowed one run in 13 1/3 innings in road starts against the Seattle Mariners and Milwaukee Brewers last week. General manager Sandy Alderson previously said the team would like to hold deGrom to 185 innings for the year, and he currently is 59 2/3 innings short of that mark. The Mets could either shut deGrom down when he reaches his innings limit or find a rotation turn later in the year to skip him.