Cleveland Indians news, rumors and injuries
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:15:40 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Dr. Smooth ($5,200, 10.4% of cap) has picked up two or more hits in six of the past 17 games, hitting safely in 14 games during the stretch. More importantly for FantasyScore players he has five doubles, four home runs and 13 RBIs over the past 15 games.
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:15:11 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Gomes ($3,800, 7.6% of cap) has started to pick it up offensively, going 8-for-27 (.296) over the past eight games, raising his average from .218 to .230 just since July 18. He has eight RBIs over the past nine games, making him a somewhat attractive and cheap play in FantasyScore.
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:14:33 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Urshela ($3,000, 6.0% of cap) has hit safely in eight straight games, and he has four extra-base hits during the span. At this price level he is worth a look in FantasyScore, especially if you want to load up on pitching or other batter spots.
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:14:03 -0700
Fantasy Tip: It hasn't been the most productive season for Bourn ($2,800, 5.6% of cap), but he has shown some signs of life lately. Since July 18 he is 11-for-26 (.423), raising his average from .222 to .242. FantasyScore players might find him to be a decent bargain, just don't expect much in the way of power.
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:13:05 -0700
Fantasy Tip: The switch-hitting rookie Lindor ($4,100, 8.2% of cap) entered the month with just one homer, but he has two in the past three days for a total of seven RBIs. However, all but one of his season's homers have come at home, and the Indians hit the road for a six-game trip, so FantasyScore players might want to hold off on using him until the team returns to C-Town.
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:11:07 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Kipnis ($5,400, 10.8% of cap) is hitting a robust .376 at home this season, posting 20 doubles, four triples, four home runs and 23 RBI with an OPS well over 1.000. Unfortunately, the Indians hit the road for six games, but he is still hitting a respectable .291 with a .749 OPS on the road. FantasyScore owners have been loving him lately.
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:09:17 -0700
Cleveland Indians SP Corey Kluber allowed just one earned run with five hits and one walk while striking out six in a complete game win against the Kansas City Royals Wednesday, July 29. It was his second complete game of the season.
Fantasy Tip: Kluber ($8,800, 17.6% of cap) was 0-3 against the Royals this season, so his performance was a bit of a surprise for FantasyScore players. He has lasted at least 6 2/3 innings in eight straight outings, and he has at least five strikeouts in all of those performances. Win or lose, he continues to produce defense stat lines.
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:08:44 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Swisher is too brittle to rely upon in FantasyScore these days. If and when he does return, if he can play at least five games in a row without any setbacks, then you can trust him again.
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:28:31 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Unlike several of the other teams that have expressed interest in Gomez ($5,400, 10.8% of cap), the Indians are not in playoff contention, so a potential acquisition would be made with next season in mind. Gomez is in the third year of a four-year deal worth $28.3 million. Entering play Wednesday, July 29, he was hitting .266 with eight home runs and 43 RBIs through 73 games.
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 07:16:23 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Holt hit .286 with no homers, 24 RBI and 20 steals in 76 games at Triple-A. He's not a a good option on FantasyScore right now, but with David Murphy gone, he could be in the near future.
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 22:54:57 -0700
Miami Marlins OF Marcell Ozuna is a trade target for the Cleveland Indians. They're one of many teams interested in the outfielder, who is hitting .344 with four home runs and eight RBIs in 17 games since being banished to the minors.
Fantasy Tip: A move to Cleveland, or any other organization, would be welcome news for Ozuna, as it appears the Marlins are keeping him in NOLA due to monetary reasons.
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:10:14 -0700
Cleveland Indians SS Mike Aviles is starting at second base and hitting ninth against Kansas City Royals SP Chris D. Young Tuesday, July 28. 2B Jason Kipnis is serving as the designated hitter after the team traded OF David Murphy prior to the game.
Fantasy Tip: Aviles ($3,200, 6.4% of cap) doesn't have much appeal in daily games while hitting near the bottom of the batting order. However, he could see more playing time for the Indians after the departure of Murphy. Take note in deep mixed leagues if you need depth or a dual-position threat.
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:06:56 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Stamets hasn't played above Class AA in his professional career, and he's unlikely to see the major leagues this season. Ryan Raburn ($3,200, 6.4% of cap) should receive the biggest boost in playing time, and he can offer some cap relief on FantasyScore, against left-handed pitching.
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:56:24 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Perez ($2,100, 4.2% of cap) is hitting only .230 (29-for-126) this year with five home runs and 16 RBI. Even against a pitcher like Young, Perez isn't a strong candidate for your daily lineups.
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 09:45:39 -0700
Fantasy Tip: The Marlins will lose two-thirds of their rotation, Mat Latos and Dan Haren, to free agency after the 2015 season. Pitching in the National League in spacious Marlins Park, which ranks 19th in runs scored, would benefit any pitcher and especially two with the strikeout ability of Carrasco and Salazar.
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