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Padres | Brett Wallace cleaning up

Sat, 18 Jun 2016 16:17:49 -0700

San Diego Padres 3B Brett Wallace is hitting cleanup Saturday, June 18, in place of 3B Yangervis Solarte.

Fantasy Tip: Wallace is hitting just .154 and has done very little this year. He's still worth consideration in the cleanup spot, but he's facing Max Scherzer. He's a shot in the dark in DFS.

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Padres | Ryan Schimpf with another start

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 10:26:50 -0700

San Diego Padres 3B Ryan Schimpf is starting again at third base and is hitting eighth against Miami Marlins SP Justin Nicolino Wednesday, June 15. 1B Brett Wallace is out against the left-hander.

Fantasy Tip: Schimpf was tearing it up in the minors before his call-up yesterday, and he went 1-for-4 with a double in his major league debut. He could see decent playing time at least in the short term as the Padres give him a shot to prove he belongs at the big league level. For now he's a cheap flier in deep NL-only leagues if you're hurting for corner infield depth.

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Padres | Yangervis Solarte, Brett Wallace out

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 16:18:05 -0700

San Diego Padres 3B Yangervis Solarte (thumb) and 3B Brett Wallace are not in the starting lineup against Miami Marlins SP Tom Koehler Tuesday, June 14. 3B Ryan Schimpf will start at third base and is batting sixth, while SS Alexi Amarista will start at second base and is batting eighth.

Fantasy Tip: Schimpf was hitting .355 with 15 home runs and 48 RBI with Class AAA El Paso when he was recalled by the Padres. He should be an option in NL-only leagues if he receives solid playing time. Owners in deeper mixed leagues and daily fantasy leagues should keep an eye on him. Amarista should be a decent option in NL-only leagues but is not a strong option in most leagues.

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Padres | Brett Wallace out vs. lefty

Mon, 13 Jun 2016 13:48:01 -0700

San Diego Padres 1B Brett Wallace is not in the starting lineup against Miami Marlins left-handed SP Wei-Yin Chen Monday, June 13. 3B Adam Rosales draws into the lineup at second base and is batting eighth.

Fantasy Tip: Rosales is a super-utility player that doesn't offer up much for fantasy purposes. He has a .188/.274/.347 slash line with three home runs and 10 RBI on the year. Consider him a desperation daily selection Monday night.

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Padres | Brett Wallace not in lineup Saturday

Sat, 11 Jun 2016 10:43:10 -0700

San Diego Padres INF Brett Wallace is not in the starting lineup against Colorado Rockies SP Tyler Chatwood Saturday, June 11. INF Yangervis Solarte will bat cleanup and play the hot corner, while INF Alexi Amarista will bat eighth and start at second base.

Fantasy Tip: Solarte has just three hits in 17 at-bats over the past week but is batting .371 on the road this season and .313 versus Colorado pitching, so he's worth considering as a flier in daily fantasy games this afternoon. Amarista is 5-for-12 at the plate in June but should only be used if you're in desperate need of salary cap relief.

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Padres | Derek Norris, Brett Wallace sitting

Wed, 08 Jun 2016 10:32:01 -0700

San Diego Padres C Derek Norris and 1B Brett Wallace are not in the starting lineup Wednesday, June 8. C Christian Bethancourt is doing the catching and is hitting sixth against Atlanta Braves SP Julio Teheran. 2B Alexi Amarista draws into the lineup at second base and is batting eighth.

Fantasy Tip: Bethacourt does have some pop (four home runs) but is a low-end boom-or-bust DFS option. Amarista has zero power and very little speed, so he's a desperation daily selection.

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Padres | Yangervis Solarte out Sunday

Sun, 05 Jun 2016 15:05:35 -0700

San Diego Padres 3B Yangervis Solarte is not in the starting lineup Sunday, June 5, against the Colorado Rockies. 3B Brett Wallace will bat fourth against Rockies SP Jon Gray.

Fantasy Tip: Solarte is on a hot streak, hitting safely in four of his last five games, but he will get a seat Sunday. Wallace has a .364 average against the Rockies, and he is hitting in a more advantageous position, but a .167 mark over the last week should scare you off from activating Wallace.

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Padres | Brett Wallace sitting Wednesday

Wed, 01 Jun 2016 15:23:31 -0700

San Diego Padres 1B Brett Wallace is not in the starting lineup against Seattle Mariners left-handed SP James Paxton Wednesday, June 1. 3B Adam Rosales draws into the lineup at second base and is batting eighth.

Fantasy Tip: There's not much to like about Rosales for fantasy owners. He's hitting just .165 (14-for-85) with two home runs and six RBI on the season. It's unlikely he'll return any value at all hitting that low in the batting order. There are much better options out there.

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Padres | Brett Wallace out of the lineup

Sun, 29 May 2016 11:40:36 -0700

San Diego Padres 3B Brett Wallace is not in the starting lineup against Arizona Diamondbacks SP Archie Bradley Sunday, May 29. 1B Yangervis Solarte will start at third base, while SS Alexi Amarista will start at second base and is batting eighth.

Fantasy Tip: Amarista has only four hits in his last 10 games and is not a strong option for most fantasy owners. Owners should be able to find better players to use in their lineups.

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Padres | Wil Myers out again

Wed, 25 May 2016 10:32:15 -0700

San Diego Padres 1B Wil Myers (forearm, wrist) is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, May 25. 1B Brett Wallace is starting at first base and is hitting fifth against San Francisco Giants SP Jake Peavy.

Fantasy Tip: Peavy has certainly had his share of struggles this year, so Wallace could return excellent value Wednesday afternoon. Wallace is hitting just .209 on the year, though, including .195 against right-handers. However, all three of his homers this year came against righties. He's a contrarian deep sleeper.

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