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Brandon Moss

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Indians | Brandon Moss closing in on playing?

Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:39:04 -0800

Cleveland Indians 1B Brandon Moss (hip) could be slightly ahead of his mid-March timeline for game action, according to manager Terry Francona.

Fantasy Tip: With power down across baseball, Moss carries additional value in fantasy leagues. He has averaged over 25 home runs per year over the past three seasons, including 30 in 2013. He'll likely slide lower in the middle rounds than he should during drafts due to his disastrous second half last season. However, his hip surgery hopefully took care of the main culprit. There should be huge profit potential, if Moss falls far enough on draft day.

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Indians | Brandon Moss takes batting practice

Wed, 25 Feb 2015 12:33:25 -0800

Cleveland Indians 1B Brandon Moss (hip) participated in batting practice Wednesday, Feb. 25.

Fantasy Tip: Moss likely will take some time during spring training to prepare for the regular season. His eligibility at first base and as an outfielder should help his value, and he should be an option in the middle rounds of mixed leagues because of his power potential.

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Indians | Brandon Moss is pain-free

Tue, 24 Feb 2015 18:22:56 -0800

Cleveland Indians OF Brandon Moss (hip) said Tuesday, Feb. 24, that he is feeling very good after offseason hip surgery. He has looked surprisingly good in running drills. He is extremely optimistic about his chances of being ready for opening day.

Fantasy Tip: Moss has a very good bat, and he posted 25 homers with 81 RBIs in 147 games as a member of the Oakland Athletics despite a nagging hip injury. He could be a cheap source of power for FantasyScore owners in 2015.

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Indians | Brandon Moss ready by mid-March

Fri, 20 Feb 2015 07:04:06 -0800

Cleveland Indians 1B/OF Brandon Moss (hip) is expected to be cleared for spring training games by mid-March. Moss is completing a hitting and running progression, and he has cleared every hurdle thus far. He has built up to sprints and begun overhand-toss hitting activities. He'll begin position-specific running drills in the next seven to 10 days.

Fantasy Tip: Moss was a diamond in the rough during his big first half last season. One must wonder if he can repeat it, but he'll be a solid midrange corner infielder in traditional leagues.

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Indians | Brandon Moss prominent offensive role?

Mon, 16 Feb 2015 17:37:14 -0800

Cleveland Indians 1B Brandon Moss is expected to bat in the heart of the Indians' order, according to MLB.com's Jordan Bastian. Moss is projected to hit fifth in the order.

Fantasy Tip: Moss, who is also outfield-eligible, was acquired to add pop to the Indians' order. Hitting fifth in the order should provide ample run-production opportunities to Moss, who already is a regular starter at corner infield or in the outfield due to his power. The depth at first base and in the outfield make Moss equally valuable at either position.

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Indians | David Murphy open to trade

Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:31:16 -0800

Cleveland Indians OF David Murphy has said he is open to being traded if his playing time is drastically cut, but he understands he may lose some playing time with the acquisition of 1B Brandon Moss and a healthy return of 1B Nick Swisher.

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Indians | Brandon Moss hopes to be ready

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:55:55 -0800

Cleveland Indians 1B Brandon Moss (hip) said his goal is to be ready for Opening Day, but he added that he won't play if he is less than 100%.

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Indians | Brandon Moss avoids arbitration

Fri, 16 Jan 2015 10:45:47 -0800

Cleveland Indians 1B Brandon Moss avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $6.5 million deal Friday, Jan. 16.

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Indians | David Murphy may be trade bait

Sun, 14 Dec 2014 04:13:34 -0800

Cleveland Indians OF David Murphy could be traded before the season begins, thanks to the acquisition of OF Brandon Moss from the Oakland Athletics.

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Indians | Brandon Moss may not be ready for spring training

Mon, 08 Dec 2014 10:49:44 -0800

Cleveland Indians 1B Brandon Moss (hip) probably will not be ready for the start of spring training but should be ready for the start of the regular season. Moss underwent hip surgery in October and is expected to start running in about five weeks.

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