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Royals | Joe Saunders released

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:34:23 -0700

The Kansas City Royals released SP Joe Saunders from Triple-A Omaha Tuesday, July 29.

Fantasy Tip: Saunders was tuned up for a 6.75 ERA in four outings for the Storm Chasers. He might latch on with another organization, but his days as a useful fantasy option are in the rear-view mirror.

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Royals | Joe Saunders starts for Omaha

Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:25:26 -0700

Kansas City Royals SP Joe Saunders pitched three innings, allowing one run, on three hits and issued a walk Sunday, July 13, for Triple-A Omaha. It was Saunders' first start since joining the organization.

Fantasy Tip: Saunders is insurance for the Royals. If injuries strike and he joins the rotation, he'll gain AL-only value. However, his upside is extremely limited.

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Royals | Joe Saunders signed to minor league deal

Tue, 08 Jul 2014 11:48:53 -0700

The Kansas City Royals signed SP Joe Saunders to a minor league deal Tuesday, July 8, and sent him to Triple-A Omaha.

Fantasy Tip: Maybe he'll re-emerge as an AL-only candidate if a rotation spot opens up, but there's no reason to rush into stashing him.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Kansas City Star - Andy McCullough

Rangers | Joe Saunders released

Sun, 06 Jul 2014 13:56:18 -0700

The Texas Rangers released SP Joe Saunders.

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Rangers | Joe Saunders cut, Miles Mikolas recalled

Tue, 01 Jul 2014 12:16:13 -0700

The Texas Rangers designated SP Joe Saunders for assignment Tuesday, July 1, and recalled P Miles Mikolas from Triple-A Round Rock in a corresponding move. Mikolas will start Wednesday, July 2, and SP Nick Tepesch has been pushed back for Friday, July 4.

Fantasy Tip: Mikolas will slide into Saunders' rotation spot. Only consider Mikolas in AL-only leagues if you're hurting for starting pitching.

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Rangers | Joe Saunders activated

Wed, 28 May 2014 13:20:12 -0700

The Texas Rangers have activated SP Joe Saunders (ankle) from the 15-day disabled list. The team also optioned P Aaron Poreda to Triple-A Round Rock.

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Rangers | Joe Saunders to start Wednesday

Tue, 27 May 2014 13:33:28 -0700

The Texas Rangers are planning on activating SP Joe Saunders (ankle) from the disabled list in order to start Wednesday, May 28, against the Minnesota Twins.

Fantasy Tip: Because of all of Texas' unfortunate injuries this year, Saunders will be counted on to round out a depleted rotation. He's nothing more than a warm body in AL-only leagues, though.

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Rangers | Scott Baker moved to bullpen

Sat, 24 May 2014 12:56:02 -0700

Texas Rangers SP Scott Baker has been demoted to the bullpen, with SP Joe Saunders moving into the starting rotation. Baker allowed six runs in six innings against the Detroit Tigers in his final start Friday, May 23, while Saunders has made four rehab starts in the minors while recovering from an ankle injury. Baker is expected to be available in long relief beginning Monday, May 26.

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Rangers | Joe Saunders could have another rehab start

Thu, 22 May 2014 19:43:04 -0700

Texas Rangers SP Joe Saunders (ankle) is scheduled to throw a bullpen session in front of pitching coach Mike Maddux Friday, May 22. Saunders said he does not expect to pitch another rehab game, but the team has not ruled out the possibility.

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Rangers | Joe Saunders might start

Mon, 12 May 2014 20:48:16 -0700

Texas Rangers SP Joe Saunders could be an option to start Tuesday, May 20, against the Seattle Mariners in place of SP Robbie Ross.

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