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Brewers | Ramon Flores on the bench

Sun, 24 Apr 2016 10:05:37 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers OF Ramon Flores is not in the starting lineup against Philadelphia Phillies SP Jerad Eickhoff Sunday, April 24. OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis will start in center field and is batting fifth in the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Nieuwenhuis has two hits and three RBI over his last six games, but owners should be able to find better players to use in their starting lineups.

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Brewers | Three Brewers rotating in center

Thu, 21 Apr 2016 09:49:25 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis, OF Yadiel Rivera and OF Alex Presley will rotate in center field, according to manager Craig Counsell. All three hit left-handed. "There's not ideal matchup scenarios to play, but we'll just have to figure it out," Counsell said.

Fantasy Tip: None of the three moves the needle in fantasy, but it's a situation to watch if one takes over the bulk of the work.

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Brewers | Kirk Nieuwenhuis in starting lineup

Mon, 18 Apr 2016 14:00:29 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis will start in center field against Minnesota Twins SP Phil Hughes Monday, April 18. OF Ramon Flores will start in left field, while OF Ryan Braun will serve as the designated hitter.

Fantasy Tip: Nieuwenhuis has recorded three RBI in his last two games but has only three hits this season. Owners probably can avoid Nieuwenhuis since there will be better candidates to use in their lineups.

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Brewers | Ryan Braun receiving day off Sunday

Sun, 17 Apr 2016 08:29:05 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers OF Ryan Braun is not in the starting lineup against Pittsburgh Pirates SP Juan Nicasio Sunday, April 17. OF Ramon Flores will play left field and bat fifth, while OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis will start in center field and bat seventh.

Fantasy Tip: Braun is being given the day off, so he should be removed from all fantasy lineups. The 32-year-old slugger has three home runs and eight RBI through his first 11 games. Flores and Nieuwenhuis should be viewed as nothing more than inexpensive fliers for daily leagues.

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Brewers | Kirk Nieuwenhuis playing center field

Sat, 09 Apr 2016 11:15:54 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis will bat sixth and play center field against Houston Astros SP Doug Fister Saturday, April 9.

Fantasy Tip: Nieuwenhuis will make his first start of the year in center after OFs Ramon Flores and Keon Broxton saw time at the position in the club's first four games. He should be viewed as an inexpensive flier option in daily fantasy contests.

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Brewers | MIL not naming CF starter

Thu, 24 Mar 2016 10:21:00 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis and OF Keon Broxton won't be named a definitive starter in center field as manager Craig Counsell said he doesn't expect to name one player the starter there.

Fantasy Tip: Broxton has some speed upside for NL-only formats. Nieuwenhuis is a depth grab in NL-only.

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Brewers | Several CF options in Milwaukee

Mon, 15 Feb 2016 21:15:33 -0800

Milwaukee Brewers OFs Keon Broxton, Rymer Liriano, Kirk Nieuwenhuis and Eric Young Jr. are each options for the starting center field job heading into spring training.

Fantasy Tip: It's a big race to watch, and it could end up a platoon situation, too. Nieuwenhuis and Young have the most starting experience, but that doesn't necessarily mean they have a leg up at this juncture.

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Mets | Daniel Murphy takes a seat

Thu, 01 Oct 2015 07:26:03 -0700

New York Mets 2B Daniel Murphy is out of the lineup Thursday, Oct. 1, with OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis hitting fifth.

Fantasy Tip: Nieuwenhuis ($3,200, 6.4% of cap) has a .182-4-14 line on the year and isn't a good FantasyScore option against Jerad Eickhoff.

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Mets | Yoenis Cespedes sitting out vs. Braves

Sun, 13 Sep 2015 08:38:42 -0700

New York Mets OF Yoenis Cespedes is not in the starting lineup Sunday, Sept. 13. OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis is starting in center field and batting sixth against Atlanta Braves SP Ryan Weber Sunday.

Fantasy Tip: Make sure to avoid Cespedes ($6,200, 12.4% of cap) in all fantasy formats Sunday. Since arriving in New York, he has a .310/.355/.684 slash line with 35 runs, 16 home runs and 41 RBI through 39 games. Nieuwenhuis ($3,200, 6.4% of cap) owns a .642 OPS and is nothing more than a dice roll at FantasyScore, although it isn't a scary matchup.

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Mets | Kirk Nieuwenhuis rehab update

Fri, 14 Aug 2015 17:04:57 -0700

New York Mets OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis (neck, shoulder) went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer in a rehab game for Class A St. Lucie Friday, Aug. 14. He played the entire game in center field.

Fantasy Tip: There is no timetable for Nieuwenhuis' ($3,200, 6.4% of cap) return. He should not be owned outside of NL-only fantasy leagues and he may experience difficulty finding playing time once he is activated.

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