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Padres | Derek Norris sitting against Nats

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:05:56 -0700

San Diego Padres C Derek Norris is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Aug. 27. C Austin Hedges is starting behind the plate and batting eighth against Washington Nationals SP Joe Ross Thursday.

Fantasy Tip: Norris ($3,500, 7.0% of cap) has really struggled this season, and he has been a major disappointment for fantasy owners. He carried a .233 batting average with a respectable 11 home runs and 45 RBI into the All-Star break, but he has emerged with just two home runs and nine RBI since. Hedges ($1,900, 3.8% of cap) owns a .197/.240/.283 slash line and is nothing more than a desperation play at FantasyScore Thursday.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune - Dennis Lin

Padres | Yonder Alonso out vs. lefty

Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:15:45 -0700

San Diego Padres 1B Yonder Alonso is not in the lineup against Washington Nationals left-handed SP Gio Gonzalez Wednesday, Aug. 26. C Derek Norris moves to first base, while C Austin Hedges is behind the plate and is batting seventh.

Fantasy Tip: Norris ($3,500, 7.0% of cap) isn't a bad FantasyScore click against the lefty tonight. He's hitting .289 (28-for-97) against southpaws this season. You should avoid Hedges ($1,900, 3.8% of cap), who has really struggled at the plate all season in his rookie year.

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Padres | Derek Norris back in lineup

Tue, 25 Aug 2015 13:29:04 -0700

San Diego Padres C Derek Norris (wrist) is back in the starting lineup Tuesday, Aug. 25, against the Washington Nationals.

Fantasy Tip: Norris ($3,500, 7.0% of cap) may need a game or two to get his bat back in line, especially with a wrist injury. Don't go after him on FantasyScore until later in the week, if you can help it.

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Padres | Derek Norris aiming for Tuesday

Mon, 24 Aug 2015 06:28:09 -0700

San Diego Padres C Derek Norris (wrist) is aiming to return Tuesday, Aug. 25.

Fantasy Tip: Norris ($3,900, 7.8% of cap) is a matchup play on FantasyScore with big power in a spacious park.

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Padres | Derek Norris battling wrist injury

Sun, 23 Aug 2015 20:03:15 -0700

San Diego Padres C Derek Norris' (wrist) X-rays were negative, and he is listed as day to day with a left wrist contusion.

Fantasy Tip: With Norris ($3,900, 7.8% of cap) sidelined, Austin Hedges ($1,900, 3.8% of cap) should continue to start and could be worth a look if you are willing to accept minimal production at FantasyScore in exchange for substantial cap relief.

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Padres | Derek Norris getting day off

Sun, 23 Aug 2015 11:16:42 -0700

San Diego Padres C Derek Norris is not in the starting lineup against St. Louis Cardinals SP Michael Wacha Sunday, Aug. 23. C Austin Hedges will start behind the plate and bat seventh.

Fantasy Tip: Hedges ($1,900, 3.8% of cap) is batting .250 (9-for-36) since the All-Star break with a home runs and five RBIs. If you need cap relief in FantasyScore, he's worthy of consideration for your lineup Sunday.

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Padres | No Derek Norris against Atlanta

Wed, 19 Aug 2015 11:33:29 -0700

San Diego Padres C Derek Norris is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Aug. 19. C Austin Hedges is doing the catching and is hitting eighth against Atlanta Braves SP Julio Teheran.

Fantasy Tip: Hedges ($1,900, 3.8% of cap) is strictly a defensive-minded catcher that is hitting just .183 (15-for-82) with two home runs and eight RBI. Look elsewhere for your daily catching option.

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Padres | Derek Norris playing first base

Sun, 16 Aug 2015 12:52:53 -0700

San Diego Padres C Derek Norris will play first base and bat second against Colorado Rockies SP Chris Rusin Sunday, Aug. 16. C Austin Hedges will start behind the plate and bat seventh.

Fantasy Tip: Norris ($3,900, 7.8% of cap) will likely see a good chunk of playing time at first base while Yonder Alonso (head) is sidelined. Hedges ($1,900, 3.8% of cap) is batting .263 this month but should only be considered as a source of FantasyScore cap relief.

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Padres | Yonder Alonso out against southpaw

Fri, 14 Aug 2015 14:53:18 -0700

San Diego Padres 1B Yonder Alonso is not in the lineup against Colorado Rockies left-handed SP Yohan Flande Friday, Aug. 14. C Derek Norris moves to first base and is hitting second, while C Austin Hedges will start behind the plate and hit seventh.

Fantasy Tip: Norris ($3,900, 7.8% of cap) has been heating up of late after a brutal prolonged slump, and he makes for a solid under-the-radar pick on FantasyScore at Coors Field. Hedges ($1,900, 3.8% of cap) typically should be ignored, but at Coors Field against a very mediocre pitcher might be the time to click him as a deep sleeper and also save yourself tons of loot at the same time.

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Padres | Derek Norris heating up

Fri, 14 Aug 2015 10:56:48 -0700

San Diego Padres C Derek Norris leads all catchers this year with 24 doubles, and he's hitting .349 (15-for-43) with three doubles, a home run and seven RBI in his last 12 games.

Fantasy Tip: Norris ($3,900, 7.8% of cap) went through a rough stretch this summer, but he's heating up again and shouldn't be ignored on FantasyScore while he's hot. A good matchup tonight against Colorado Rockies starter Yohan Flande makes him attractive.

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