Mon, 02 Mar 2015 09:16:59 -0800
Toronto Blue Jays OF Dayan Viciedo gives the team another option in left field with OF Michael Saunders (knee) out, but general manager Alex Anthopoulos said the first base/designated hitter spot is "the most wide open spot in terms of competition." The team has talked about giving 1B Edwin Encarnacion time at DH this year to save his body, and 1Bs Justin Smoak, Daric Barton and Matt Hague are other options for first base.
Fantasy Tip: Viciedo could have fleeting late-round value in deeper mixed leagues depending on his playing time in the first month of the season with Saunders sidelined. Viciedo hit 20-plus homers in two of the last three years, so we know he has the power. He won't do you any favors in the BA department, though, so he'll mainly be an NL-only commodity this year.
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 12:50:53 -0700
The Toronto Blue Jays have selected the contract of INF Matt Hague from Triple-A Buffalo.
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:03:36 -0700
The Toronto Blue Jays have outrighted OF Darin Mastroianni and 1B Matt Hague to Triple-A Buffalo.
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:34:26 -0700
Toronto Blue Jays 3B Matt Hague was designated for assignment Tuesday, Sept. 2.
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:24:30 -0700
The Toronto Blue Jays have claimed 1B Matt Hague off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates. He will report to Triple-A Buffalo.
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15:10:31 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates 3B Matt Hague was designated for assignment Thursday, Aug. 14, in order to clear a roster spot for RP John Axford.
Mon, 04 Aug 2014 13:48:49 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates are expected to place OF Andrew McCutchen (oblique) on the 15-day disabled list because of an oblique injury, and he could be out at least three to four weeks, according to a source.
Fantasy Tip: Starling Marte likely will take over in center field when he comes off the seven-day disabled list. Travis Snider likely will see most of the playing time while McCutchen is out but could also be part of a platoon with a right-handed hitter. Jose Tabata, Michael Martinez, Jayson Nix and Matt Hague are options to see playing time as part of a platoon but likely would only be options in NL-only leagues. Owners in deeper mixed leagues should look to add Snider if they have the chance.
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 08:31:20 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates 1B Matt Hague was sent down to Triple-A Indianapolis Sunday, July 13.
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 14:34:04 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates OF Starling Marte is on bereavement leave. In a corresponding move, 3B Matt Hague was recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis Wednesday, July 9.
Fantasy Tip: Check back for an update on the length of Marte's absence. If Hague gets enough at-bats, he has some NL-only value, due to his plus-power. Hague has 13 home runs and 59 RBIs this season for Indianapolis.
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 09:55:23 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates sent SP Jameson Taillon to their minor league camp among the team's first round of roster cuts Monday, March 10. He will start the year with Triple-A Indianapolis. A blister on one of the fingers on his pitching hand kept him from making a third spring start. INFs Matt Hague and Alen Hanson, C Carlos Paulino and Ps Casey Sadler and Joely Rodriguez were also sent down.