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Reds | Jay Bruce getting day off

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:40:23 -0700

Cincinnati Reds OF Jay Bruce is not in the starting lineup Monday, July 21. Bruce is hitless in his last 15 at-bats.

FANTASY TIP: Bruce should be taken out of the lineup in daily leagues but should play Tuesday.

Dodgers | Yasiel Puig may be able to pinch hit

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:38:51 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers OF Yasiel Puig (hand) is scheduled to undergo an X-ray on his injured hand Monday, July 21. Puig may be available to pinch hit during the game Monday.

Bills | Sammy Watkins update

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:35:30 -0700

Updating a previous report, Buffalo Bills WR Sammy Watkins was poked in the eye during practice Monday, July 21. Watkins returned after temporarily leaving the field.

Giants | John Sullen signs

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:32:52 -0700

The New York Giants signed free-agent OG John Sullen (Bengals). Sullen was brought on in place of recently retired OG Chris Snee.

Dodgers | Hanley Ramirez to undergo X-ray

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:31:47 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers SS Hanley Ramirez (hand) is scheduled to undergo an X-ray on his injured hand Monday, July 21. Ramirez will not be available to play Monday.

Mariners | Erasmo Ramirez to start Tuesday

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:28:57 -0700

The Seattle Mariners will recall SP Erasmo Ramirez from Triple-A Tacoma in order for him to be the starting pitcher Tuesday, July 22.

Rockies | Ben Paulsen recalled

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:26:38 -0700

The Colorado Rockies have recalled 1B Ben Paulsen from Triple-A Colorado Springs. The team also designated SP Jair Jurrjens for assignment.

Patriots | Several placed on NFI list

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:21:46 -0700

New England Patriots DT Dominique Easley, RB Roy Finch, LB Deontae Skinner and OT Chris Martin have been placed on the team's non-football injury list.

Dodgers | Josh Beckett starting Tuesday

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:20:48 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers SP Josh Beckett (hip) will be the starting pitcher Tuesday, July 22, according manager Don Mattingly.

Angels | Erick Aybar out again

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:18:35 -0700

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SS Erick Aybar (groin) is not in the starting lineup Monday, July 21, because of a sore groin. Aybar has missed the last three games.

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Patriots | Several to start camp on PUP list

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:15:56 -0700

New England Patriots CB Alfonzo Dennard (shoulder), WR Aaron Dobson (foot), WR Jeremy Gallon (undisclosed), DT Tommy Kelly (knee) and WR Matthew Slater (undisclosed) will begin training camp on the team's physically unable to perform list.

Royals | Jason Vargas to throw bullpen session

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:15:03 -0700

Kansas City Royals SP Jason Vargas (appendix) is scheduled to throw 20 pitches during a bullpen session Monday, July 21. He could return to the team as early as Sunday, July 27.

Bengals | Two to start camp on PUP list

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:10:45 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals DT Geno Atkins (knee) and CB Leon Hall (Achilles') will begin training camp on the team's physically unable to perform list.

Rockies | Troy Tulowitzki sitting

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:10:39 -0700

Colorado Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki (thigh) is not in the starting lineup Monday, July 21.

FANTASY TIP: Tulowitzki continues to deal with a thigh injury and could miss a few more games because of the injury. Owners in daily leagues should find a replacement while he is out.

Rockies | Justin Morneau placed on DL

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:04:26 -0700

The Colorado Rockies have placed 1B Justin Morneau (neck) on the 15-day disabled list because of a neck strain.

FANTASY TIP: Charlie Culberson could receive most of the playing time at first base while Morneau is out, but he should only be considered as an option by owners in NL-only leagues.

Giants | Jon Beason to start camp on PUP list

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:03:19 -0700

New York Giants LB Jon Beason (foot) will begin training camp on the team's physically unable to perform list.

Giants | Three to be limited when training camp begins

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:57:25 -0700

New York Giants OT William Beatty (leg), OG John Jerry (knee) and WR Mario Manningham (knee) will be limited when training camp starts.

Giants | Matt Cain undergoes MRI

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:54:04 -0700

San Francisco Giants SP Matt Cain (elbow) said an MRI done on his elbow did not show and structural damage and does not think he will need surgery on the elbow now or in the offseason. Cain received a cortisone shot before the All-Star break, but his elbow was still sore when the played catch. He is not sure when he will be able to rejoin the starting rotation.

FANTASY TIP: Owners in shallow leagues can consider dropping Cain if they need another player since his timetable in unknown. Deeper league owners should consider holding onto him in case he comes back in a few weeks.

Bills | Marcell Dareus excused, will return

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:52:52 -0700

Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus left practice Monday, July 21, for personal reasons, according to head coach Doug Marrone. He is expected back for the evening practice.

Blue Jays | Adam Lind to take BP

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:50:04 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays 1B Adam Lind (foot) is scheduled to take batting practice in Florida Tuesday, July 22.