Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:05:04 -0700
San Diego Padres CL Joaquin Benoit (shoulder) may land on the 15-dayd disabled list with a sore right shoulder. The team could wait a few more days before making a decision.
Fantasy Tip: Kevin Quackenbush is expected to fill in for Benoit. Pick him up in all leagues if you need a short-term saves fix. Dale Thayer and Alex Torres could also fill in on occasion and are NL-only targets.
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 12:37:21 -0700
San Diego Padres RP Joaquin Benoit will be unavailable to pitch against the St. Louis Cardinals Sunday, Aug. 17, according to manager Bud Black.
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:19:07 -0700
San Diego Padres RPs Joaquin Benoit and Kevin Quackenbush are both available to pitch Thursday, Aug. 14, against the St. Louis Cardinals. If Benoit pitches Thursday, he'll have the day off Friday, Aug. 15.
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:11:28 -0700
San Diego Padres RP Joaquin Benoit is receiving increasing trade interest from the Los Angeles Dodgers. OF Chris Denorfia is likely to be dealt before the MLB non-waiver trade deadline Thursday, July 31.
Fantasy Tip: Benoit going to the Dodgers or New York Yankees, among other teams rumored, likely would result in him working a setup role and losing save chances. Denorfia could land in a part-time role that warrants some deep-mixed value.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:46:20 -0700
San Diego Padres RP Joaquin Benoit is generating interest from the New York Yankees, but the Padres are still unsure if they'd like to trade him after trading RP Huston Street. However, there is a decent market building for Benoit now that RP Joakim Soria is also off the market.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:36:48 -0700
San Diego Padres RP Joaquin Benoit is receiving interest from the Los Angeles Dodgers, but the Friars prefer not to trade him within their division, if they move him at all.
Fantasy Tip: Benoit is a hot trade commodity as the deadline nears. If you're a saves chaser at this time, look to speculate on Dale Thayer, who is having a fine season and is next in line for ninth-inning duties if Benoit is traded.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:55:29 -0700
San Diego Padres RP Joaquin Benoit is likely to be traded at some point in the near future, according to a major league source.
Fantasy Tip: Benoit would lose a lot of fantasy value if traded to a team where he'll likely serve in a setup role. San Diego could go with Dale Thayer or Nick Vincent if Benoit exits.
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:32:45 -0700
San Diego Padres RP Joaquin Benoit is drawing trade interest from the Cleveland Indians.
Fantasy Tip: Benoit has more fantasy value with San Diego because he'll likely be seen as a setup man or closer insurance with a contender. He should be heavily in the mix to close games for the Friars.
Sun, 20 Jul 2014 19:47:33 -0700
San Diego Padres CL Joaquin Benoit is drawing interest from the Detroit Tigers and Pittsburgh Pirates, according to Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com.
Fantasy Tip: Benoit would likely go back to being a setup man if traded to either team, which would make him expendable in standard mixed leagues. Meanwhile, Kevin Quackenbush would likely be the next in line to handle the ninth inning for the Padres.
Sun, 20 Jul 2014 10:41:52 -0700
San Diego Padres RP Kevin Quackenbush appears to be the leading candidate to serve as setup man to CL Joaquin Benoit.