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Astros | Lance McCullers records complete game win

Thu, 04 Jun 2015 04:31:33 -0700

Houston Astros SP Lance McCullers recorded his second win of the season and struck out 11 batters as the Astros won 3-1 over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday, June 3.

Fantasy Tip: McCullers ($3,900, 7.8% of cap) has been a pleasant surprise for an Astros team that has seen everything go right this season. He is a recommended start for daily leagues for the time being, but keep an eye on him as the season progresses and watch for signs of a slump.

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Astros | Lance McCullers on a roll

Tue, 02 Jun 2015 21:22:41 -0700

Houston Astros SP Lance McCullers is scheduled to start Wednesday, June 3, against the Baltimore Orioles. He has struck out at least five batters in each of his first three starts to become the first Astros rookie to accomplish that feat since J.R. Richard in 1971.

Fantasy Tip: At just $3,900 (or 7.8% of cap) he is a sharp play in FantasyScore for his strikeout potential.

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Astros | Lance McCullers will start Saturday

Tue, 19 May 2015 15:52:38 -0700

Houston Astros SP Lance McCullers will start Saturday, May 23, against the Detroit Tigers.

Fantasy Tip: McCullers ($3,300, 6.6% of cap) allowed one earned in four and two-third innings pitched in his first start of the season. McCullers struck out five and walked three, while giving up three hits. The Tigers lineup is much more dangerous than that of the Oakland Athletics, so FantasyScore owners should leave McCullers alone for his second start of the season.

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Astros | Lance McCullers has decent first outing

Tue, 19 May 2015 04:13:56 -0700

Houston Astros SP Lance McCullers allowed one run and three hits with five strikeouts but walked three in 4 2/3 innings in his first career start Monday, May 18, against the Oakland Athletics.

Fantasy Tip: It wasn't a bad first start for McCullers ($3,300, 6.6% of cap), who was brought up to pitch for the American League's hottest team. Wait and see how he fares against tougher teams than the Oakland Athletics before making a judgment on whether to start him.

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Astros | Lance McCullers starting Monday

Fri, 15 May 2015 15:34:25 -0700

Houston Astros SP Lance McCullers will be the starting pitcher for the Astros Monday, May 18.

Fantasy Tip: McCullers has pitched very well in the minors this season and will be making at least one start for the Astros. It is not known if McCullers will be staying with the team beyond his Monday start. He probably should be avoided Monday, but he could be an option on AL-only and deeper mixed leagues if he pitches well for the Astros.

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Astros | Lance McCullers promoted

Sat, 04 Aug 2012 12:16:33 -0700

Houston Astros minor league P Lance McCullers has been promoted from the organization's Gulf Coast League team to Rookie-level Greeneville.

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Astros | Lance McCullers solid in pro debut

Fri, 13 Jul 2012 19:07:21 -0700

Houston Astros P Lance McCullers allowed just one hit with two strikeouts over three scoreless innings in his professional debut for the Gulf Coast League Astros Friday, July 13.

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Astros | Lance McCullers agrees to terms

Sun, 17 Jun 2012 20:08:40 -0700

The Houston Astros agreed to terms with supplemental first-round pick P Lance McCullers Sunday, June 17. The deal is for $2.5 million, which is the slot value between the No. 12 and 13 overall pick.

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Astros | Lance McCullers slips due to signability issue

Mon, 04 Jun 2012 20:47:41 -0700

The Houston Astros added Jesuit High School (Fla.) P Lance McCullers with the 41st overall pick of the 2012 MLB Draft. McCullers was viewed as a Top 10 talent, but signability issues reportedly caused him to fall. He is represented by super agent Scott Boras, and his father was a former major league pitcher, mainly with the San Diego Padres.

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