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Yankees | Several Yanks regulars resting Saturday

Sat, 21 May 2016 11:12:29 -0700

New York Yankees C Brian McCann, OF Brett Gardner and SS Did Gregarious are not in the starting lineup against Oakland Athletics SP Sean Manaea Saturday, May 21. OF Aaron Hicks will bat sixth and play left field, 2B/OF Rob Refsnyder will play right field and bat seventh and C Austin Romine will start behind the plate and bat eighth. In addition, 3B Chase Headley is back in the starting lineup to play the hot corner and will bat fifth, while INF Ronald Torreyes bats ninth and plays shortstop.

Fantasy Tip: Of the replacements, Refsnyder is the player with the most offensive upside for DFS purposes. The 25-year-old hit .302 with two home runs and five RBI in 43 at-bats last season and was hitting .293 through 34 games for Class AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre this year.

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Yankees | Brett Gardner, Brian McCann out

Mon, 16 May 2016 15:31:00 -0700

New York Yankees OF Brett Gardner and C Brian McCann are not in the starting lineup against Arizona Diamondbacks left-handed SP Robbie Ray Monday, May 16. OF Aaron Hicks is starting in left field and is hitting sixth, while C Austin Romine is doing the catching and is batting eighth.

Fantasy Tip: The switch-hitting Hicks is barely over the Mendoza Line this year and is batting just .167 with no home runs and six strikeouts in 30 at-bats against lefties in 2016. Both he and Romine are low-end dart throws in daily fantasy leagues tonight.

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Yankees | Brian McCann sitting vs. White Sox

Fri, 13 May 2016 12:44:12 -0700

New York Yankees C Brian McCann is not in the starting lineup Friday, May 13. C Austin Romine is starting behind the plate and batting eighth against Chicago White Sox SP Chris Sale Friday.

Fantasy Tip: Sub out McCann where you can in seasonal lineups. He is off to a solid start to the season with 18 runs, four home runs, 19 RBI and a .276/.366/.439 slash line. Romine is nothing more than a desperation flier in all fantasy formats hitting against Sale Friday.

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Yankees | Brian McCann picks up three hits

Tue, 10 May 2016 22:48:03 -0700

New York Yankees C Brian McCann went 3-for-5 with a double, run scored and two RBIs Tuesday, May 10, against the Kansas City Royals.

Fantasy Tip: McCann is having a decent season, hitting .286 with 14 RBIs. He is a must-have No. 2 receiver in most fantasy formats and a decent mid-tier play in DFS.

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Yankees | Brian McCann on the bench

Sat, 07 May 2016 08:03:42 -0700

New York Yankees C Brian McCann is not in the starting lineup against Boston Red Sox SP David Price Saturday, May 7. C Austin Romine will start at catcher and is batting ninth in the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Romine has gone 5-for-19 with one RBI in his limited playing time this season. He could be a low-end starting option in two-catcher leagues but can be avoided in most standard leagues.

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Yankees | Brian McCann not starting Sunday

Sun, 01 May 2016 16:04:31 -0700

New York Yankees C Brian McCann will not start the Sunday, May 1, game against the Boston Red Sox. C Austin Romine is starting and hitting ninth against Red Sox SP David Price.

Fantasy Tip: It's a classic case of lefty vs. lefty, so McCann will sit despite a .345 batting average. Romine has just one at-bat against Price, so sit him against the Red Sox. He is untested in terms of fantasy value.

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Yankees | Brian McCann receives day off

Mon, 25 Apr 2016 14:15:54 -0700

New York Yankees C Brian McCann is not in the starting lineup against Texas Rangers SP Cesar Ramos Monday, April 25. C Austin Romine will start at catcher and is batting ninth in the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Romine likely is in the lineup because the Yankees are facing a left-handed pitcher. Romine is hitting .250 with one RBI so far this season, but owners in most leagues should be able to find a better option to use.

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Yankees | Brian McCann, Didi Gregorius resting

Thu, 21 Apr 2016 12:27:56 -0700

New York Yankees C Brian McCann and SS Didi Gregorius are not in the starting lineup against Oakland Athletics left-handed SP Rich Hill Thursday, April 21. C Austin Romine is doing the catching and hitting eighth, while 3B Ronald Torreyes is at the keystone and batting ninth.

Fantasy Tip: Torreyes has produced with the bat in limited opportunities this year (6-for-12 with a double and triple), but he'll remain a low-end middle infield commodity in daily formats Thursday. Romine is nothing more than a desperation source of salary cap relief.

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Yankees | Brian McCann out Saturday

Sat, 16 Apr 2016 08:06:56 -0700

New York Yankees C Brian McCann is not in the starting lineup against Seattle Mariners SP Felix Hernandez Saturday, April 16. C Austin Romine will start at catcher and is batting ninth in the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Romine has only one hit in his seven at-bats this season and probably should be avoided in all fantasy leagues.

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Yankees | Brian McCann back in there

Thu, 14 Apr 2016 12:41:55 -0700

New York Yankees C Brian McCann (toe) is back in the starting lineup against Toronto Blue Jays SP Marcus Stroman Thursday, April 14.

Fantasy Tip: You'll want to return McCann to all of your traditional starting lineups Thursday. However, in daily formats you may want to pass on McCann. He's coming off the injury and is facing Toronto's ace, who he is just 2-for-13 against in his career.

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