MLB Fantasy News


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2014/04/18
OF
Beltran, Carlos
NYY
New York Yankees OF Carlos Beltran (shoulder, wrist) underwent MRIs on his injured shoulder and wrist but both came back negative. Manager Joe Girardi said the team hopes Beltran will be able to play Saturday, April 19.
2014/04/18
OF
Beltran, Carlos
NYY
New York Yankees OF Carlos Beltran is receiving a day off Friday, April 18.
2014/04/18
SS
Crawford, Brandon
SF
San Francisco Giants OF Angel Pagan (knee) and SS Brandon Crawford (hamstring) are both returning to the lineup Friday, April 18. However, OF Michael Morse and C Buster Posey are sitting out.
2014/04/18
OF
Crisp, Coco
OAK
Oakland Athletics OF Coco Crisp (hamstring) is returning to the starting lineup Friday, April 18.
2014/04/18
1B
Davis, Ike
PIT
The Pittsburgh Pirates are working with the New York Mets to acquire 1B Ike Davis, and Davis has approved the trade.
2014/04/18
RP
Doolittle, Sean
OAK
The Oakland Athletics agreed to a five-year contract extension with RP Sean Doolittle Friday, April 18, that runs through the 2018 season and includes team options for 2019 and 2020. Financial terms were not disclosed.
2014/04/18
1B
Francisco, Juan
TOR
The Toronto Blue Jays have placed 1B Adam Lind (back) on the 15-day disabled list because of a back injury and recalled 1B Juan Francisco from Triple-A Buffalo. The team also transferred 2B Maicer Izturis (knee) to the 60-day disabled list.
2014/04/18
3B
Freese, David
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 3B David Freese (quadriceps) was scratched from the lineup with right quadriceps tightness Friday, April 18. Manager Mike Scioscia said the injury isn't serious.
2014/04/18
C
Gattis, Evan
ATL
Atlanta Braves C Evan Gattis is 14-for-33 (.424) with two doubles, four home runs, seven RBIs and six strikeouts in nine April games since the team's opener, and he's 5-for-20 with three home runs in two-strike situations. Gattis explained his success: Its really just taking my hands directly to the ball, he said. I was doing it even during spring training, though the results werent there." Gattis is more concerned with making contact with two strikes, as well.
2014/04/18
SP
Hamels, Cole
PHI
Philadelphia Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg said SP Cole Hamels (shoulder) is likely to make his first start of the season Wednesday, April 23.
2014/04/18
OF
Heyward, Jason
ATL
Atlanta Braves OF Jason Heyward is sitting out Friday, April 18.
2014/04/18
1B
Ishikawa, Travis
PIT
The Pittsburgh Pirates are working with the New York Mets to acquire 1B Ike Davis, and Davis has approved the trade.
2014/04/18
SP
Iwakuma, Hisashi
SEA
Seattle Mariners SP Hisashi Iwakuma (finger) said he was 100 percent during his simulated game Friday, April 18, and he had no pain in his finger.
2014/04/18
SP
Iwakuma, Hisashi
SEA
Seattle Mariners SP Hisashi Iwakuma (finger) will start a minor league rehab assignment Tuesday, April 22, with Triple-A Tacoma. "I was pain-free with my finger. Everything looks good so far. I think Im at around 70 percent right now. I still need to command my pitches and get that feel back," Iwakuma said. He threw 35 pitches during a simulated game Friday, April 18, including his splitter. Iwakuma will throw a bullpen session Sunday, April 20.
2014/04/18
2B
Izturis, Maicer
TOR
The Toronto Blue Jays have placed 1B Adam Lind (back) on the 15-day disabled list because of a back injury and recalled 1B Juan Francisco from Triple-A Buffalo. The team also transferred 2B Maicer Izturis (knee) to the 60-day disabled list.
2014/04/18
RP
Janssen, Casey
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said RP Casey Janssen (abdomen, back) likely will miss at least two more weeks because of his strained back and abdominal muscle.
2014/04/18
SS
Kawasaki, Munenori
TOR
The Toronto Blue Jays have activated SS Jose Reyes (hamstring) from the 15-day disabled list. The team also optioned SS Munenori Kawasaki to the minor leagues.
2014/04/18
1B
Lind, Adam
TOR
The Toronto Blue Jays have placed 1B Adam Lind (back) on the 15-day disabled list because of a back injury and recalled 1B Juan Francisco from Triple-A Buffalo. The team also transferred 2B Maicer Izturis (knee) to the 60-day disabled list.
2014/04/19
RP
Loup, Aaron
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said he likely will use RP Aaron Loup if there is a save situation Saturday, April 19, unless he needs to use him earlier in the game.
2014/04/19
OF
Ludwick, Ryan
CIN
Cincinnati Reds OF Ryan Ludwick (toe) is expected to miss a few days after fouling a ball off his toe Friday, April 18. An X-ray on his toe came back negative.
2014/04/19
3B
Machado, Manny
BAL
Baltimore Orioles 3B Manny Machado (knee) received four at-bats during an extended spring training game Saturday, April 19. Machado will play in another game Sunday, April 20, even if the team needs to create a simulated game.
2014/04/18
OF
Markakis, Nick
BAL
Baltimore Orioles OF Nick Markakis (neck) took 25 swings off a tee Friday, April 18, and played light toss.
2014/04/18
OF
Morse, Michael
SF
San Francisco Giants OF Angel Pagan (knee) and SS Brandon Crawford (hamstring) are both returning to the lineup Friday, April 18. However, OF Michael Morse and C Buster Posey are sitting out.
2014/04/18
OF
Pagan, Angel
SF
San Francisco Giants OF Angel Pagan (knee) and SS Brandon Crawford (hamstring) are both returning to the lineup Friday, April 18. However, OF Michael Morse and C Buster Posey are sitting out.
2014/04/18
2B
Phillips, Brandon
CIN
Cincinnati Reds 2B Brandon Phillips (back) removed himself from the game early Friday, April 18. Phillips looked to have a problem with his back during an at-bat in the first inning.
2014/04/19
2B
Phillips, Brandon
CIN
Cincinnati Reds 2B Brandon Phillips (back) is in the starting lineup Saturday, April 19, after leaving the game Friday, April 18, because of back spasms.
2014/04/18
C
Posey, Buster
SF
San Francisco Giants OF Angel Pagan (knee) and SS Brandon Crawford (hamstring) are both returning to the lineup Friday, April 18. However, OF Michael Morse and C Buster Posey are sitting out.
2014/04/18
OF
Puig, Yasiel
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers OF Yasiel Puig said he's unaffected by a story that details his escape from Cuba, including details that say he's receiving death threats from the human traffickers that smuggled him into Mexico. I feel normal, Puig said in Spanish. Im focused on baseball and giving the best of myself to the team and, hopefully, everything turns out well on the field. Those things that are happening arent affecting me.
2014/04/18
SS
Ramirez, Hanley
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers SS Hanley Ramirez (hand) is back in the starting lineup Friday, April 18.
2014/04/18
C
Ramos, Wilson
WSH
Washington Nationals C Wilson Ramos (hand) took five light swings Friday, April 18, for the first time since having surgery on his hand. He said he didn't have any pain, but his wrist is still weak.
2014/04/18
SS
Reyes, Jose
TOR
The Toronto Blue Jays have activated SS Jose Reyes (hamstring) from the 15-day disabled list. The team also optioned SS Munenori Kawasaki to the minor leagues.
2014/04/18
SS
Reyes, Jose
TOR
Toronto Blue Jays SS Jose Reyes (hamstring) will be activated from the disabled list after the team's game Friday, April 18, and manager John Gibbons said Reyes will play Saturday, April 19, and Sunday, April 20.
2014/04/19
RP
Robertson, David
NYY
New York Yankees RP David Robertson (groin) said he expects to be activated from the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, April 22.
2014/04/18
1B
Sanchez, Gaby
PIT
The Pittsburgh Pirates are working with the New York Mets to acquire 1B Ike Davis, and Davis has approved the trade.
2014/04/18
1B
Teixeira, Mark
NYY
New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira (hamstring) went 1-for-5 with a single and strikeout in an extended spring training game Friday, April 18, and he said he's feeling great. He's eligible to come off the 15-day disabled list Sunday, April 20. Teixeira played three innings and had three plate appearances in an extended spring game Thursday, April 17.
2014/04/18
OF
Willingham, Josh
MIN
Minnesota Twins OF Josh Willingham (hand) was able to lift weights Friday, April 18, but is still not ready to swing a bat.
2014/04/18
SP
Wood, Alex
ATL
Atlanta Braves SP Alex Wood is 2-2 with a 1.67 ERA in four starts this year, and he has the seventh-lowest ERA among National League starters. He also has 24 strikeouts and seven walks in 27 innings, and in his two losses, the team scored one and no runs. The Braves are likely to monitor Wood's innings this year, and a cap of 175 innings seems reasonable.