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Orioles | J.J. Hardy injured

Mon, 25 May 2015 13:29:56 -0700

Baltimore Orioles SS J.J. Hardy (back) left the game against the Houston Astros on Monday, May 25, with back tightness.

Fantasy Tip: Hardy ($3,700, 7.4% of cap) may need a few days to let the tightness dissipate or this could be a recurring problem. For now, shelve Hardy until more news is announced. Everth Cabrera ($2,400, 4.8% of cap) will see any time at shortstop, most likely.

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

Orioles | Everth Cabrera in for J.J. Hardy

Sun, 24 May 2015 08:25:29 -0700

Baltimore Orioles SS Everth Cabrera will start at shortstop and bat sixth in the order Sunday, May 24, against the Miami Marlins. SS J.J. Hardy will go to the bench.

Fantasy Tip: Cabrera ($2,400, 4.8% of cap) is a switch-hitter who slightly favors right-handed pitchers. Cabrera shouldn't be highly owned against Marlins righty Tom Koehler, making him a deep flier in GPP tournaments.

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Orioles | J.J. Hardy hitless in debut

Thu, 07 May 2015 20:02:44 -0700

Baltimore Orioles SS J.J. Hardy (shoulder) went hitless in four at-bats in his season debut Thursday, May 7.

Fantasy Tip: Hardy ($2,900, 5.8% of cap) has shown decent power from the shortstop position in the past, but some rust is understandable after being sidelined by a shoulder injury. Until he shows signs of swinging the bat well, he can be ignored at FantasyScore.

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Orioles | Everth Cabrera to DL

Thu, 07 May 2015 16:12:07 -0700

Baltimore Orioles SS Everth Cabrera (foot) was put on the 15-day disabled list with a bruised left foot Thursday, May 7. SS J.J. Hardy (shoulder) was activated from the DL in a corresponding move.

Fantasy Tip: Hardy ($2,900, 5.8% of cap) will immediately return to the starting shortstop duties, and he won't be limited at all. You'll want to give him at least a few games to get back into the swing of things before clicking him at FantasyScore.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MASNSports.com - Roch Kubatko

Orioles | J.J. Hardy returns to the lineup

Thu, 07 May 2015 13:31:59 -0700

Baltimore Orioles SS J.J. Hardy (shoulder) is batting seventh and playing shortstop against the New York Yankees Thursday, May 7.

Fantasy Tip: This will be Hardy's ($2,900, 5.8% of cap) first game of the season against major league pitching, and FantasyScore players would be wise to take a wait-and-see approach with Hardy. Seasonal owners can take a speculative stab with Hardy, but at 32, his best offensive years are likely in the rear-view mirror.

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

Orioles | J.J. Hardy proclaims he is ready

Wed, 06 May 2015 22:33:36 -0700

Updating a previous report, Baltimore Orioles SS J.J. Hardy (shoulder) played three games with 12 at-bats at Double-A Bowie, and he proclaimed he is ready to return to the big leagues. "My shoulder is ready," Hardy said Wednesday, May 6. "I got what, 12 at-bats in the last six weeks, so timing is going to be something that I've got to deal with. But I either deal with it up there or here, so if (manager Buck Showalter) wants me to come up, I'm coming up."

Fantasy Tip: It's a good idea to avoid Hardy ($2,900; 5.8% of cap) in FantasyScore until he can officially return and play a handful of games to knock off the rust and get his timing back.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MASNSports.com - Steve Melewski

Orioles | J.J. Hardy could join team Thursday

Wed, 06 May 2015 15:52:28 -0700

Baltimore Orioles SS J.J. Hardy (shoulder) could rejoin the team Thursday, May 7, according to manager Buck Showalter.

Fantasy Tip: View Hardy as a risky FantasyScore play until he shakes off the rust with a few hacks at the plate against major league pitchers. He returned high-end power numbers from 2011 to 2013 but fell to just nine home runs last year. Seasonal owners will want to keep their expectations in check for the 32-year-old.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MASNSports.com - Roch Kubatko

Orioles | J.J. Hardy to return this weekend?

Tue, 05 May 2015 14:52:15 -0700

Baltimore Orioles SS J.J. Hardy (shoulder) played in a rehab game for Double-A Bowie Monday, May 4, and manager Buck Showalter sounded encouraged with Hardy's progress. The team is hoping to activate Hardy from the disabled list this weekend.

Fantasy Tip: Hardy ($2,900, 5.8% of cap) could be just what fantasy baseball owners need who are hurting at shortstop this year. He should immediately enter the starting lineup on a daily basis and will push Everth Cabrera ($2,400, 4.8% of cap) to either a platoon role at second base or to the bench.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MASNSports.com - Roch Kubatko

Orioles | J.J. Hardy plays rehab game

Tue, 05 May 2015 06:55:55 -0700

Baltimore Orioles SS J.J. Hardy (shoulder) went 2-for-4 with an RBI double Monday, May 4, at Double-A Bowie.

Fantasy Tip: Hardy ($2,900, 5.8% of your cap) will be a low-end SS option on FantasyScore once he returns from his rehab assignment.

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Orioles | J.J. Hardy heads to rehab stint

Sun, 03 May 2015 14:53:44 -0700

Baltimore Orioles SS J.J. Hardy (shoulder) will join Double-A Bowie for a rehab assignment on Monday, May 4.

Fantasy Tip: Hardy ($2,900, 5.8% of cap) is close to returning to the Orioles, but keep an eye on how he does back in the big leagues before you put him into your daily league.

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