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Indians | Mike Aviles in lineup

Sat, 20 Jun 2015 14:25:42 -0700

Cleveland Indians SS Mike Aviles is in the starting lineup Saturday, June 20, against the Tampa Bay Rays. Aviles will bat seventh in the order against RHP Erasmo Ramirez, while OF David Murphy comes out of the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Aviles ($3,200, 6.4% of cap) is hitting .278 against right-handers this season, but he has just one home run, eight runs scored and one RBI. Aviles may get a hit for his FantasyScore owners, but his floor is extremely low.

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Indians | David Murphy hitting well at home

Fri, 19 Jun 2015 16:26:58 -0700

Cleveland Indians OF David Murphy is hitting .348 (23-for-66) with five doubles and six RBIs at home this season.

Fantasy Tip: Murphy ($1,900, 3.8% of cap) has been playing in limited duty this season, but if you see him in the lineup and the game is in Cleveland then Murphy might be worth a start.

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Indians | David Murphy starting Sunday

Sun, 14 Jun 2015 07:08:41 -0700

Cleveland Indians OF David Murphy will serve as the designated hitter Sunday, June 14, against the Detroit Tigers and RHP Alfredo Simon. 1B Nick Swisher comes out of the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Murphy ($1,900, 3.8% of cap) continues to draw starts against right-handed pitching. With three home runs and a .333 average, Murphy can offer some production while also being a source of cap relief on FantasyScore.

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Indians | Michael Brantley out Sunday

Sun, 07 Jun 2015 08:13:26 -0700

Cleveland Indians OF Michael Brantley is out of the starting lineup Sunday, June 7, against the Baltimore Orioles. OF David Murphy is starting in left field and batting third against RHP Bud Norris.

Fantasy Tip: Murphy ($1,900, 3.8% of cap) is hitting .330 against righties this season, with seven doubles and three home runs. With a spot high in the order, Murphy is a safe, cheap play on FantasyScore.

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Indians | David Murphy batting fifth vs. Royals

Thu, 04 Jun 2015 13:53:23 -0700

Cleveland Indians OF David Murphy is batting fifth and playing left field against the Kansas City Royals Thursday, June 4.

Fantasy Tip: Murphy ($1,900, 3.8% of cap) plays primarily against right-handed pitchers, which opposing starter Chris Young is. For the season, Murphy has a .324/.357/.457 slash line against righties. He doesn't have huge power potential so his upside is modest, but his contact skills could reward on his low FantasyScore price.

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Indians | David Murphy out Sunday

Sun, 31 May 2015 13:08:23 -0700

Cleveland Indians OF David Murphy is not in the starting lineup against the Seattle Mariners Sunday, May 31. OF Ryan Raburn is playing right field and batting cleanup.

Fantasy Tip: Murphy ($1,900, 3.8% of cap) should be removed from all daily lineups. Raburn ($1,900, 3.8% of cap) is 4-for-10 in his last four games and is an inexpensive FantasyScore option in the outfield.

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Indians | David Murphy batting cleanup

Wed, 27 May 2015 06:49:59 -0700

Cleveland Indians OF David Murphy is batting fourth and playing right field against the Texas Rangers Wednesday, May 27.

Fantasy Tip: Murphy ($1,900, 3.8% of cap) is an excellent low-priced target for FantasyScore players Wednesday, as he is 30-for-89 (.337/.368/.494 slash line) against right-handed pitchers this season. Plus, Murphy is hitting behind the team's top three hitters.

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Indians | Brandon Moss out of the lineup

Wed, 27 May 2015 06:44:13 -0700

Cleveland Indians OF Brandon Moss is not in the starting lineup against the Texas Rangers Wednesday, May 27. OF David Murphy is batting fourth and playing right field Wednesday.

Fantasy Tip: Make sure to avoid Moss ($3,800, 7.6% of cap) in all fantasy formats Wednesday. He is currently mired in a 12-for-59 funk with just four runs, two home runs and six RBI over his past 16 games. Murphy ($1,900, 3.8% of cap) is 30-for-89 (.337/.368/.494 slash line) against right-handed pitchers this season, and he is hitting behind the team's top three hitters. He is an excellent low-priced target Wednesday.

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Indians | David Murphy effective at fifth spot

Mon, 25 May 2015 12:24:38 -0700

Cleveland Indians OF David Murphy is 9-for-17 (.529) with two doubles and two runs batted in when he hits from the fifth spot in the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: This is a small sample size for Murphy ($1,900, 3.8% of cap), but it is also an example of dissecting a lineup. If you see Murphy in the lineup at the fifth spot, go for it. Murphy is a solid investment at this low price, as he tends to find contact.

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Indians | Nick Swisher not starting

Mon, 25 May 2015 11:59:08 -0700

Cleveland Indians OF Nick Swisher is not in the starting lineup Monday, May 25. OF David Murphy will serve has the designated hitter for the team.

Fantasy Tip: Swisher ($2,100, 4.2% of cap) likely is receiving a day off and should return soon. Murphy ($1,900, 3.8% of cap) has six hits in his last four games and could be a cheaper option for owners on FantasyScore to consider.

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