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Padres | Edwin Jackson solid again

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 19:18:44 -0700

San Diego Padres SP Edwin Jackson allowed two runs on six hits while walking three and striking out one in a no-decision against the Washington Nationals Saturday, July 23, and he has allowed two runs in each of his first two starts with San Diego.

Fantasy Tip: Although Jackson has been stingy with his new team, he has also walked eight batters while striking out just five. Don't expect him to have much value going forward.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press

Padres | Edwin Jackson flirts with no-hitter

Sun, 17 Jul 2016 18:27:10 -0700

San Diego Padres SP Edwin Jackson took a no-hitter into the seventh inning, allowing three runs, two earned, on one hit while walking five and striking out four over 6 1/3 innings in a win over the San Francisco Giants Sunday, July 17. It was Jackson's first start since 2014 and his first appearance with the Padres since being acquired from the Miami Marlins.

Fantasy Tip: Jackson could remain in the rotation, but don't overreact to Sunday's outing. He can be left on the waiver wire.

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Padres | Edwin Jackson to make a start

Sat, 16 Jul 2016 16:42:24 -0700

San Diego Padres SP Edwin Jackson will come up from Class AAA El Paso to start against the San Francisco Giants Sunday, July 17.

Fantasy Tip: E-Jax is 0-1 with a 7.11 ERA in three starts at El Paso, which doesn't give much hope to use him for the basement price in DFS.

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Marlins | Adam Conley making his case

Tue, 15 Mar 2016 10:23:27 -0700

Miami Marlins SP Adam Conley is making a case to be the team's fourth starter, and he's impressed manager Don Mattingly this spring. SPs Jarred Cosart, Justin Nicolino, Jose Urena, Edwin Jackson and David Phelps are fighting for the final rotation spot.

Fantasy Tip: It took Conley a while to get going after tendonitis issues stemming from 2014, but he's not a bad end-game target in really deep mixed leagues and NL-only formats if he wins a rotation spot.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Joe Frisaro

Marlins | Edwin Jackson feels he can start

Sat, 27 Feb 2016 19:16:55 -0800

Miami Marlins SP Edwin Jackson has hit sights set on the No. 5 job in the rotation. He was used exclusively from the bullpen with the Atlanta Braves and Chicago Cubs last season, but he still feels he can be an effective starting pitcher. "I still look at myself as a starter," Jackson said. "There's still something I want to prove to myself, not to anyone else."

Fantasy Tip: Jackson is expected to compete with Adam Conley, Justin Nicolino and David Phelps for the job. The veteran was a disaster in the rotation in recent seasons, with the opposition hitting .281 and .302 against him in 2013 and 2014 as a starter. Even if he wins a starting job, fantasy owners will want to tread lightly.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Miami Herald - Barry Jackson

Marlins | Plenty of contenders for Miami rotation

Tue, 23 Feb 2016 22:13:02 -0800

Miami Marlins SPs Adam Conley, Edwin Jackson, Justin Nicolino and David Phelps are among the candidates battling for the final two rotations spots in spring training. Internally many believe Nicolino has the higher ceiling. SPs Kendry Flores, Brad Hand and Jose Urena are considered long shots at this point.

Fantasy Tip: The winner of the No. 4 and 5 job has little appeal in mixed fantasy formats, but with a healthy lineup providing run support they wouldn't be bad fantasy options in most NL-only formats.

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Marlins | Edwin Jackson signs with Marlins

Wed, 13 Jan 2016 07:08:52 -0800

Free-agent RP Edwin Jackson (Braves) signed a one-year, $507,500 contract with the Miami Marlins Wednesday, Jan. 13.

Fantasy Tip: Jackson served in a relief role last year, but he could come to camp with a shot at a rotation spot. If so, he could be worth a last-round flyer in drafts.

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Marlins | Miami interested in Edwin Jackson

Fri, 01 Jan 2016 17:33:38 -0800

The Miami Marlins have had internal discussions about free-agent SP Edwin Jackson (Braves).

Fantasy Tip: Jackson went 4-3 with a 3.07 ERA in 48 relief appearances last year with the Braves and the Cubs, after spending the majority of his career as a starting pitcher. He struggled mightily during his last season as a starter, posting a 6-15 record and 6.33 ERA in 28 games (27 starts) with the Cubs in 2014. Jackson is nothing more than a late-round flier in single-universe leagues.

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Braves | Manny Banuelos' season likely over

Wed, 09 Sep 2015 15:17:06 -0700

Atlanta Braves SP Manny Banuelos (elbow) will have his sore pitching elbow looked at by Dr. James Andrews again next week. Andrews performed Tommy John surgery on Banuelos back in 2012. Banuelos will be scratched from his start Friday, Sept. 11, against the New York Mets. Atlanta is cautiously optimistic that he doesn't have anything more serious than a bone chip and that he won't need surgery, but he's still likely to be shut down for the rest of the year as a precaution, regardless of what Andrews says next week. SP Matt Wisler is the leading candidate to take Banuelos' rotation spot and start Friday against the Mets. Ps Edwin Jackson and Sugar Ray Marimon are other possibilities, according to manager Fredi Gonzalez. Banuelos said he had been pitching with pain in his elbow for some time but that it wasn't anything serious.

Fantasy Tip: You can now drop Banuelos in any league that you still owned him. Wisler ($5,500, 11.0% of cap) isn't recommended for a start in your lineup on FantasyScore if he gets the nod against the Mets, who have been one of the hotter offensive clubs in the second half.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - David O'Brien

Braves | Edwin Jackson could start Wednesday

Tue, 01 Sep 2015 14:28:50 -0700

Atlanta Braves SP Edwin Jackson could start against the Miami Marlins Wednesday, Sept. 2, if he does not appear in the game Tuesday, Sept. 1, according to manager Fredi Gonzalez.

Fantasy Tip: Jackson ($3,000, 6.0% of cap) hasn't made a start all season, so it is unlikely he'll return much for fantasy players in any format. Still, it is an intriguing matchup. FantasyScore players can fade Jackson confidently, but owners in NL-only and cavernous mixed leagues could take on the risk. Just make sure he doesn't pitch Tuesday, and he is confirmed as the starter for Wednesday.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - David O'Brien