Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:23:00 -0700
Toronto Blue Jays 3B Danny Valencia will also play some first base, according to manager John Gibbons. Valencia played first base in college in 2004.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:10:40 -0700
The Toronto Blue Jays acquired 3B Danny Valencia from the Kansas City Royals Monday, July 28, in exchange for SP Liam Hendriks and Erik Kratz.
Fantasy Tip: Valencia could be in a platoon situation at third base for at least another couple weeks until Brett Lawrie returns from the DL. Take a look at Valencia in AL-only leagues.
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:25:38 -0700
Kansas City Royals DH Billy Butler (rest) is receiving the day off Wednesday, July 23. INF Danny Valencia is replacing him as designated hitter.
Fantasy Tip: Deactivate Butler in your daily transactions. Though Chicago White Sox SP Jose Quintana has been tough this year, Valencia, a platoon tool, could be a sneaky daily play against the southpaw.
Sun, 22 Jun 2014 11:16:33 -0700
The Kansas City Royals have activated 3B Danny Valencia (hand) from the 15-day disabled list. In a corresponding move, they have optioned RP Louis Coleman to Triple-A Omaha.
Wed, 18 Jun 2014 07:27:52 -0700
Kansas City Royals 3B Danny Valencia (hand) began a rehab assignment at Triple-A Omaha Tuesday, June 17.
Sun, 01 Jun 2014 11:40:39 -0700
The Kansas City Royals have placed INF Danny Valencia (hand) on the 15-day disabled list because of a sore left hand. In a corresponding move, the team recalled 3B Mike Moustakas from Triple-A Omaha.
Fantasy Tip: Moustakas started at third base and batted eighth Sunday, June 1, against the Toronto Blue Jays. Expect the one-time top prospect to see regular playing time at the hot corner but he should only be considered for AL-only leagues.
Fri, 30 May 2014 19:43:43 -0700
Kansas City Royals 3B Danny Valencia (hand) was in the starting lineup Friday, May 30, after missing five straight games because of a left hand sprain.
Thu, 29 May 2014 19:02:33 -0700
Kansas City Royals 3B Danny Valencia (hand) was not in the starting lineup Thursday, May 29, for the fifth consecutive game. Valencia was able to take some swings Thursday.
Mon, 26 May 2014 20:40:23 -0700
Kansas City Royals 3B Danny Valencia (hand) said Monday, May 26, that he underwent tests, including an MRI, and he was awaiting results. However, he also failed one crucial test. "He went in to try to swing, and he couldn't swing," manager Ned Yost said.
Fantasy Tip: Valencia is expected to be sidelined at least three to five days. Pedro Ciriaco and Jimmy Paredes will fill in until Valencia is ready to return. If you're looking for a daily fantasy replacement on the cheap, Ciriaco is considered better defensively, while Paredes has a little more upside from an offensive standpoint.
Sun, 25 May 2014 10:27:39 -0700
Kansas City Royals 3B Danny Valencia (hand) is listed as day-to-day after spraining his hand.