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Red Sox | Pablo Sandoval likely out this year

Mon, 02 May 2016 17:05:32 -0700

Updating a previous report, Boston Red Sox 3B Pablo Sandoval (shoulder) is facing "significant" shoulder surgery and a lengthy rehab, and the odds are against him returning to play this year. Boston will know more about his timeline after he has surgery.

Fantasy Tip: You can safely drop the Panda in any single-year leagues now if you were stashing him in deeper leagues. Travis Shaw has a slash line of .322/.390/.533 with three home runs and 17 RBI and remains a very dangerous fantasy force right now.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Boston Globe - Peter Abraham


Red Sox | Pablo Sandoval to have surgery

Mon, 02 May 2016 16:41:27 -0700

Boston Red Sox 3B Pablo Sandoval (shoulder) will undergo surgery on his left shoulder.

Fantasy Tip: It's unknown what type of surgery Sandoval will have, but it's likely to sideline him for most, if not the rest, of the season. Travis Shaw won the starting third base job out of spring training and continues to play well after the first month of the season. Shaw should be owned everywhere.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: FOXSports.com - Jon Paul Morosi


Red Sox | Rick Porcello runs record to 5-0

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 23:09:24 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP Rick Porcello allowed just five hits and a walk with six strikeouts over seven scoreless innings in a win Saturday, April 30, against the New York Yankees. He improved to 5-0 while lowering his ERA to 2.76.

Fantasy Tip: Porcello looked great in the month of April, winning all five decisions and pitching at least six innings in each of his outings. He has four straight quality starts heading into May.

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Red Sox | Jackie Bradley Jr. has big stat line

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 23:08:39 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Jackie Bradley Jr. went 3-for-3 with a double, two triples, a walk, two runs scored and three RBIs Saturday, April 30, against the New York Yankees.

Fantasy Tip: Bradley has hit safely in seven straight. He has also driven in five runs over his past two games, and nine runs during his seven-game hit streak. He is a must-start in AL-only fantasy play and DFS leagues right now.

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Red Sox | Big Papi victimizes Yanks again

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 23:07:56 -0700

Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz hit his 49th career home run against the New York Yankees Saturday, April 30. He finished 2-for-3 with the solo homer and a walk.

Fantasy Tip: Big Papi entered the series with just three homers on the season, but he has two against New York pitching over the past two days. He remains a must-start fantasy option across all formats, as he is hitting .321 with 19 RBIs to date.

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Red Sox | David Price rough on Yanks lately

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 22:21:36 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP David Price will face the New York Yankees Sunday, May 1. He is 3-0 with a 1.71 ERA over his past four starts against the Yankees.

Fantasy Tip: Based on his recent run of success against the Bronx Bombers he is a worthwhile DFS play, especially if the price is right.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNNewYork.com - Wallace Matthews


Red Sox | Christian Vazquez catching Saturday

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 12:17:47 -0700

Boston Red Sox C Christian Vazquez is in the starting lineup against New York Yankees SP Michael Pineda Saturday, April 30, batting eighth.

Fantasy Tip: Vazquez is 3-for-10 with a pair of doubles over the past week and should be viewed as an inexpensive flier option for daily fantasy contests.

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Red Sox | Henry Owens hurls quality start

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:38:22 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP Henry Owens allowed two runs on six hits over six innings in a no-decision against the New York Yankees Friday, April 29, with three walks and three strikeouts.

Fantasy Tip: Although Friday's outing was promising, Owens has only thrown four quality starts in 13 appearances at the MLB level since making his debut last season. He possesses a great deal of potential and should remain rostered in AL-only and dynasty fantasy leagues but his lack of consistency makes him a risky play in daily contests.

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Red Sox | Joe Kelly throws bullpen session

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:29:01 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP Joe Kelly (shoulder) threw a 35-pitch bullpen session Friday, April 29. He is expected to throw another session Tuesday, May 2, before possibly beginning a rehab assignment, according to manager John Farrell.

Fantasy Tip: Kelly has been sidelined due to a right shoulder impingement and could return to action sometime next month if all goes well, so he should remain stashed in AL-only fantasy leagues. SP Henry Owens would be the pitcher most likely to lose his spot in the rotation when Kelly returns.

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Red Sox | Clay Buchholz still looking for first win

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 19:55:00 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP Clay Buchholz (0-3) allowed five runs and eight hits over 6 1/3 innings in a loss to the Atlanta Braves Thursday, April 28, with four walks and two strikeouts.

Fantasy Tip: Buchholz has allowed exactly five runs in four of his first five starts this year and is too inconsistent to be viewed as a viable pitching option in daily fantasy contests.

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Red Sox | Eduardo Rodriguez has first rehab start

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:12:56 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP Eduardo Rodriguez (knee) made his first rehab start for Class AAA Pawtucket Thursday, April 28. He went 3 2/3 innings, yielding three runs (two earned) on six hits and three walks. He also struck out two, while throwing 75 pitches, 45 of which for strikes. Rodriguez will get at least one more rehab start, if not two.

Fantasy Tip: The 23-year-old southpaw should be on a lot of people's radars, as he'll have the chance to make a noticeable impact when he's ready to join the Red Sox. In 21 starts as a rookie last season, Rodriguez was 10-6 with a respectable 3.85 ERA. With this year's team, he'll have a legitimate chance to eclipse that win total while contributing fine numbers.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Boston Globe - Peter Abraham


Red Sox | Brock Holt with day off

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 12:28:42 -0700

Boston Red Sox 2B/OF Brock Holt is not in the starting lineup Thursday, April 28. OF Chris Young is starting in left field and is hitting seventh against Atlanta Braves SP Jhoulys Chacin.

Fantasy Tip: With so few games today, Young is worth a look as a low-priced daily flier, but his upside is limited facing a righty and not a lefty. In his career, Young has hit just .224 against righties.

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Red Sox | David Ortiz passes two HOFers

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 21:36:54 -0700

Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz collected three doubles with two runs scored and two RBIs Wednesday, April 27, against the Atlanta Braves. On his second double he passed Hall of Famers Ted Williams and Jimmie Foxx, and with his third double he tied George Brett with 1,119 extra-base hits in his career.

Fantasy Tip: Big Papi has picked up the pace, posting multi-hit games in four of his past seven outings to push his average from .275 to .313 since April 19.

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Red Sox | Dustin Pedroia slams the Bravos

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 21:36:09 -0700

Boston Red Sox 2B Dustin Pedroia went 3-for-5 with a pair of homers, including a grand slam, and five RBIs Wednesday, April 27, against the Atlanta Braves.

Fantasy Tip: Petey has been red hot lately, posting multi-hit games in six of his past seven outings to raise his average from .268 to .333 just since April 20.

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Red Sox | Steven Wright whiffs eight in win

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 21:35:23 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP Steven Wright allowed two runs - one earned - and three hits over seven innings with three walks and eight strikeouts in a win Wednesday, April 27, against the Atlanta Braves.

Fantasy Tip: That's four outings and four quality starts for Wright, who looks to be the new Tim Wakefield in Beantown. Fantasy owners can trust him in all AL-only leagues, and he is certainly worth using in deeper mixed formats and DFS as well.

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Boston Red Sox Player News

Abreu William P
Alcantara Mario P
Almonte Jose P
Alvarado Anthony P
Angeloni Chez P
Atkins Mitch P
Aybar Yoan OF
Bacani David INF
Bachanov Jon P
Bailey Austin P
Bajoczky Anthony P
Balcom-Miller Chris P
Ball Trey P
Barnes Matt SP
Bautista Denny RP
Bautista Gerson P
Baxter James P
Bayer Jeremiah P
Bean Randall P
Benintendi Andrew OF
Betts Mookie OF
Bishop Te Wara C
Blackley Adam P
Bladergroen Ian 1B
Blanke Michael C
Blocker Darren 3B
Boesch Brennan OF
Bogaerts Xander SS
Bradley Jr. Jackie OF
Brahney Kevin P
Brentz Bryce OF
Brooks Deshaun 3B
Broughton Jay P
Buchholz Clay SP
Buller Daniel P
Bumatay Mike P
Butler Daniel C
Carlson Jesse RP
Casillas Ismael P
Castillo Rusney OF
Celestino Miguel P
Chavis Michael SS
Chester David 1B
Chourio Pedro 3B
Cornely John P
Coste Carlos C
Couch Keith RP
Cox Bryce P
Cox Tim P
Coyle Sean 2B
Craig Allen OF
Crosby Casey RP
Cucinotta Rob 1B
Cuevas Enrique P
Daeges Zach OF
De La Cruz Victor P
DeJesus Emmanuel P
Devers Rafael 3B
Dominguez Chris 3B
Duarte Marco P
Durbin Chris OF
Durbin J.D. P
Elias Roenis SP
Erasmus Justin P
Espinosa Rafael SS
Evert Brett P
Fink Doug P
Flacco Mike 1B
Flores Eugenio P
Flores Raimel SS
Foster Kyle P
Fox Stephen P
Francona Nick P
Frezza Andrew OF
Frias Vladimir INF
Fulse Sheldon OF
Galvez Gary P
Garcia Joantoni SS
Garcia Reynaldo P
Garrison Seth P
Gedman Matt 3B
Gentile Zach 2B
Gilardo Peter C
Gonzalez Alexander P
Gonzalez Ali C
Granadillo Tony INF
Gronkiewicz Lee P
Guerra Joseph P
Gutierrez Javier OF
Haeger Charlie SP
Haigwood Daniel P
Hale Alexander P
Hall Mickey OF
Hancock Matthew P
Hanigan Ryan C
Hebson Bryan RP
Hee Jonathan 2B
Hembree Heath RP
Henry Justin OF
Hernandez Chris P
Hernandez Marco INF
Herold Mitchell P
Hertzler Barry P
Hissey Pete OF
Hoffman Matthew P
Holdzkom Lincoln P
Holt Brock OF
Holtmeyer Joe SP
Holtz Mike RP
Hudson Jennel P
Hull Eric RP
Ibarra Adalberto C
Izquierdo Hansel SP
Jackson Kyle P
Jimenez Dedgar P
Johnson Brian SP
Jones Andrew P
Jordan Brantley P
Kaminska Kyle P
Kehrt Jeremy P
Kelly Joe SP
Keowen Kade OF
Keylor Cory OF
Khoury Ryan INF
Kimbrel Craig RP
Kopech Michael SP
LaMarre Ryan OF
Lanigan Bobby P
Latimer William P
Lawley Dustin OF
Lawson Ryne P
Layne Tom RP
LeBlanc Lucas OF
Lee David P
Leon Sandy C
Light Pat P
Lin Tzu-Wei SS
Lipsey Carl 2B
Luis Santo P
MacDonald Mike P
Mailman David OF
Mann Will P
Manzanillo Josias RP
Marcano Ivan P
Marcos Manuel OF
Marrero Chris 1B
Marrero Deven SS
Martinez Edgar P
Martinez Luis C
Martinez Mario 3B
Mathews T.J. RP
Matsuo Terumasa P
Maxwell Blake P
Maxwell Justin OF
McAllister Cody P
McAvoy Kevin P
McCarthy Mike P
McCarty David 1B
McClain Robert P
McGeary Jack P
McGrath Daniel P
Mendez Roman RP
Miliano Daniel C
Mills Adam P
Minges Tyler OF
Moanaroa Boss 1B
Moncada Yoan SS
Natale Jeffrey 2B
New Brantley P
Nicolas Michael P
Nye Rodney INF
O'Sullivan Sean SP
Olmsted Michael P
Ortiz David 1B
Otake Hideyoshi RP
Otness John C
Owens Henry SP
Owens Jeremy OF
Padron Jorge OF
Paronto Chad RP
Pedroia Dustin 2B
Peley Josue SS
Pena Miguel P
Perez Oscar C
Perry Patrick C
Phillips Ryan P
Pichardo Kelvin P
Place Jason OF
Porcello Rick SP
Price David SP
Price Matt P
Ramirez Hanley OF
Ramirez Noe P
Ramirez Ramon A. RP
Ramos Henry OF
Ramos Victor P
Richardson Jason P
Rigdon Paul SP
Rivera Manuel P
Rodriguez Eduardo SP
Rodriguez Henry X. INF
Rojas Jesus C
Romero Dioscar P
Roque Kenneth SS
Rosario Rainel OF
Rosario Ramses P
Rosenbaum Danny SP
Ross Robbie SP
Rutledge Josh 2B
Sanders David P
Sandoval Pablo 3B
Santeliz Clevelan P
Schmeltzer Jadd P
Schroyer Ryan P
Schwindenhammer Seth OF
Scott Robby P
Shaw Travis 3B
Shepard Brenden P
Shoda Itsuki SP
Smith Carson RP
Solano Emmanuel SS
Solis Ali C
Soto Luis SS
Spigner Chris P
St. Pierre Max C
Stankiewicz Teddy P
Steinocher Brian P
Still Jon C
Stroup Kyle P
Suero Hansel P
Sutton Drew INF
Swihart Blake C
Tazawa Junichi RP
Tekotte Blake OF
Thurston Joe OF
Timm David P
Todd Jess SP
Tomori Denny P
Turner Chris OF
Turocy Drew OF
Twomley Jason OF
Uehara Koji RP
Van Der Bosch Matt OF
Vaquedano Jose P
Vargas Juan 3B
Varvaro Anthony RP
Vazquez Christian C
Vazquez Will C
Vogt Corey P
Wagner Mark C
Watanabe Shunsuke P
Workman Brandon SP
Wright Steven SP
Wright Wesley RP
Yema Yahmed OF
Yockey Tyler OF
Young Chris OF
Ysla Luis P
Zerpa Armando P
Zink James P

Amaro Jr. Ruben TO
Baird Allard TO
Beyeler Arnie TO
Boles Kevin TO
Butterfield Brian TO
Cherington Ben TO
Davis Chili TO
Dombrowski Dave GM
Epperson Chad TO
Farrell John MAN
Febles Carlos TO
Hall Noah TO
Hazen Mike GM
Levangie Dana TO
Lovullo Torey TO
Martinez Pedro TO
McMillon Billy TO
O'Halloran Brian TO
Ochoa Alex TO
Perry Gerald TO
Rodriguez Victor X. TO
Royster Jerry TO
Willis Carl PC
Wren Frank TO

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