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Yankees | Aroldis Chapman deal imminent?

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 22:04:14 -0700

New York Yankees RP Aroldis Chapman is close to being traded, according to sources, and the Yankees plan to hold on to RP Andrew Miller.

Fantasy Tip: Chapman is going to be an elite fantasy closer wherever he pitches, but a deal would significantly boost Miller's value. Do a quick check to see if Miller is available in your league.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: FOXSports.com - Ken Rosenthal


Yankees | Ivan Nova goes seven strong

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 18:17:39 -0700

New York Yankees SP Ivan Nova allowed one run on six hits while walking two and striking out seven over seven innings in a no-decision against the San Francisco Giants Saturday, July 23.

Fantasy Tip: Nova is having a great July, and he has allowed just one run in three of his four starts. His overall numbers remain ugly, but he is worth grabbing in AL-only formats.

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Yankees | Several Yankees return to lineup

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:17:59 -0700

New York Yankees OF Jacoby Ellsbury, C Brian McCann, SS Didi Gregorius and 1B Mark Teixeira will start against San Francisco Giants SP Johnny Cueto Saturday, July 23. Ellsbury will bat second, McCann willbat fourth, Gregorius will bat sixth and Teixeira will bat seventh.

Fantasy Tip: It makes sense that Joe Girardi wants all of his normal left-handed batters in the lineup against hard-throwing right hander Johnny Cueto. Ellsbury and McCann are probably the better bets for daily lineups, especially McCann, who has three homers and four runs batted in in 10 career at-bats against Cueto.

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Yankees | Chase Headley returns to lineup

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 13:34:57 -0700

New York Yankees 3B Chase Headley (personal) is back in the starting lineup and is hitting fifth against San Francisco Giants SP Madison Bumgarner Friday, July 22.

Fantasy Tip: Headley missed the last two games for personal reasons. His modest contributions (.251-9-30) play better in cavernous mixed and AL-only leagues, and he should be avoided in DFS against the MadBum tonight.

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Yankees | Four Yankees regulars sitting Friday

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 13:34:21 -0700

New York Yankees OF Jacoby Ellsbury, 1B Mark Teixeira, C Brian McCann and SS Didi Gregorius are out of the starting lineup against San Francisco Giants left-handed SP Madison Bumgarner Friday, July 22. OF Aaron Hicks is in center field and hitting eighth, 2B Rob Refsnyder is at second and batting sixth, C Austin Romine is behind the dish and hitting seventh and 2B Ronald Torreyes is at the 6 and batting ninth. Also, 2B Starlin Castro moves up to the two-hole.

Fantasy Tip: All four players sitting are left-handed, which makes since with MadBum being one of the tougher southpaws in the league. None of Hicks, Refsnyder, Romine or Torreyes should be anything more than desperation daily stabs in the tough matchup. Castro, however, might be a contrarian play with the move up the batting order given the fact he's also been swinging a hot stick.

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Giants | Jarrett Parker draws in vs. Yankees

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:03:41 -0700

San Francisco Giants OF Jarrett Parker is batting seventh as the designated hitter against New York Yankees SP Masahiro Tanaka Friday, July 22.

Fantasy Tip: Parker has some power upside and could be a viable low-priced flier in daily contests Friday. He's posted a .536 slugging percentage over 174 career plate appearances and should be owned in all cavernous mixed and NL-only leagues at this point.

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Yankees | CC Sabathia allows four runs in loss

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 15:22:56 -0700

New York Yankees SP CC Sabathia allowed four runs on seven hits and one walk while striking out two batters over 6 2/3 innings during the Yankees' 4-1 loss to the Baltimore Orioles Thursday, July 21.

Fantasy Tip: Sabathia has seen his ERA balloon from 2.20 to 4.04 over his past six starts, as he's allowed 31 runs -- 29 earned -- through 35 innings. At this point, Sabathia can't be started with confidence, and he shouldn't be owned outside of cavernous mixed and AL-only leagues.

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Yankees | Chase Headley out Thursday

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 08:11:32 -0700

New York Yankees 3B Chase Headley (personal) is out of the lineup again Thursday, July 21, and 3B Alex Rodriguez is hitting seventh. 3B Ronald Torreyes is hitting ninth.

Fantasy Tip: A-Rod has struggled all year, but he is hitting .368 with five homers in 19 career at-bats against Chris Tillman. He's worth a speculative flyer today. Torreyes is hitting just .224 and warrants little consideration.

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Yankees | Michael Pineda hurls gem Wednesday

Wed, 20 Jul 2016 19:20:10 -0700

New York Yankees SP Michael Pineda (4-9) allowed five hits over six scoreless innings in a victory over the Baltimore Orioles Wednesday, July 20, with two walks and eight strikeouts.

Fantasy Tip: Pineda had his best outing of the year by far Wednesday, snapping a personal three-game losing streak while making his first appearance this season without allowing a run. He should still be viewed as a shaky pitching option for his next scheduled start against the Houston Astros Monday, July 25.

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Yankees | Chase Headley out for personal reasons

Wed, 20 Jul 2016 14:35:04 -0700

New York Yankees 3B Chase Headley has been excused from the lineup Wednesday, July 20, for personal reasons. He'll be with the team Wednesday, though. 2B Ronald Torreyes is starting at third base in Headley's absence.

Fantasy Tip: Headley doesn't do anything particularly well in any one category with a .252 average, nine home runs and 30 RBI, so you should only employ him in AL-only leagues. Torreyes is hitting just .219 with no homers and five RBI in 64 at-bats and has zero fantasy upside.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Bryan Hoch


Yankees | Mark Teixeira back in the lineup

Wed, 20 Jul 2016 12:42:50 -0700

New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira (foot) is starting at first base and batting fifth against Baltimore Orioles SP Yovani Gallardo Wednesday, July 20.

Fantasy Tip: It's been a nightmare season for Teixeira, as the 36-year-old veteran sits with 22 runs, seven home runs, 20 RBI and a .186/.263/.305 slash line. Those numbers don't warrant a roster spot outside of cavernous mixed and AL-only leagues. After missing the past three games, he's a weak option in daily contests Wednesday, too.

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Yankees | Reynaldo Lopez of interest to Yankees

Wed, 20 Jul 2016 09:32:40 -0700

Washington Nationals SP Reynaldo Lopez could be a key piece in a deal to land either of New York Yankees RPs Aroldis Chapman or Andrew Miller, according to sources.

Fantasy Tip: Lopez made his major league debut Tuesday, July 19, and owns a 3.19 ERA with 11.2 K/9 over 16 starts in the minors with Class AA Harrisburg and Class AAA Syracuse. He's likely best viewed as a wait-and-see arm in the majority of seasonal leagues, but it isn't out of the question to speculatively add him in cavernous mixed and NL-only settings. Stay tuned for updates as the trade deadline approaches.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: New York Post - George A. King III


Yankees | Nathan Eovaldi posts eighth win

Tue, 19 Jul 2016 19:34:40 -0700

New York Yankees SP Nathan Eovaldi allowed one earned run, four hits and two walks with one strikeout over 5 1/3 innings in a win Tuesday, July 19, against the Baltimore Orioles. He threw 48 of his 82 pitches for strikes.

Fantasy Tip: Eovaldi returned to the rotation for the first time since July 1. He needs to show a little more consistency before he can be trusted outside of deeper AL-only fantasy leagues again. This was a start.

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Yankees | Michael Pineda looks for turnaround

Tue, 19 Jul 2016 19:34:06 -0700

New York Yankees SP Michael Pineda will start Wednesday, July 20, against the Baltimore Orioles. He is 0-3 with a 4.46 ERA over his past six starts since his last victory June 7.

Fantasy Tip: Pineda remains a solid fantasy option due to his high rate of strikeouts, but he has been very hittable and he has lacked wins this season. Still, he is worth using in most AL-only fantasy leagues and as a DFS play with a mid-tier price tag.

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Yankees | Starlin Castro tees off vs. O's

Tue, 19 Jul 2016 19:33:42 -0700

New York Yankees 2B Starlin Castro went 2-for-4 with a double, two-run home run and two runs scored Tuesday, July 19, against the Baltimore Orioles. He also drove in four runs in the victory.

Fantasy Tip: Castro's hot July continues, as he is 17-for-48 (.354) over the past 12 games to raise his average from .246 to .261 just since July 3. He remains a must-start in all fantasy leagues despite a subpar batting average this season.

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Ackley Dustin 2B
Adams Lane OF
Agnew-Wieland Sam P
Allen Scott P
Angelini Carmen SS
Anson Kyle C
Aquino Daury P
Arias Gian SS
Arias Justo P
Arias Wilkins P
Artz Stephen P
Austin Tyler OF
Baez Yancarlos SS
Baker Ryan C
Barbato John P
Barnes Jordan OF
Bashore Matthew P
Batista Eliseo P
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Benak Andrew P
Betances Dellin RP
Bichette Jr. Dante 3B
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Black Sean P
Borrell Danny P
Brown Jason C
Brunet Mike P
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Campos Jose P
Casadiego Gerardo P
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Chapman Aroldis RP
Christina Justin OF
Clarkin Ian P
Cloyd Tyler SP
Coke Phil RP
Coleman Michael OF
Cornelius Kevin SS
Corona Reegie INF
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Cox J.B. RP
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Cuevas Frederick OF
Culver Chris SS
Culver Cito SS
Davis Ike 1B
de Leon Nestor P
De Los Santos Alexander P
Deardorff Jeff OF
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DePastino Joe C
DePaula Jorge P
Diaz Jonathan SS
Duenas Yobal 2B
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Duran Matt 3B
Ellsbury Jacoby OF
Eovaldi Nathan SP
Evarts Steven P
Felix Anderson SS
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Galvez Jonathan 3B
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German Domingo P
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Gil Jose C
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Goody Nick P
Graham J.R. SP
Green Chad SP
Gregorius Didi SS
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Hankins Ryan C
Haynes Kyle P
Headley Chase 3B
Hensley Ty P
Herrera Ronald SP
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Holder Kyle SS
Horne Alan SP
Jagielo Eric 3B
Johnson Cody OF
Johnson Jason SP
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Jones Jason P
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Judge Aaron OF
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Lewis Fred S. P
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Liu Kai P
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Marzi Anthony P
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McCann Brian C
McDonald Keith C
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Miller Andrew RP
Mitchell Bryan SP
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Montgomery Mark P
Moreno Diego P
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Nessy Santiago C
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O'Brien Michael P
Orta Ricky P
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Palladino David P
Parmelee Chris OF
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Perez Kelvin P
Pinder Branden P
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Pope Ryan SP
Porter Colin OF
Porter Greg OF
Prieto Chris OF
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Quezada Elvys P
Rasner Darrell SP
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Reese Kevin OF
Refsnyder Rob 2B
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Richardson Matthew P
Rincon Angel P
Rodriguez Alex 3B
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Rodriguez Josue C
Rodriguez Omar Luis P
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Rodriguez Yonauris SS
Rojas Irwil C
Romanski Josh P
Romine Austin C
Ruiz Randy 1B
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Rye Jack OF
Sabathia CC SP
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Torreyes Ronald 3B
Tracy Matt P
Wade Tyler SS
Walby Philip P
Ward Jeremy P
Webb Tyler RP
Williams Mason OF
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Yates Kirby RP
Zhang Zhenwang C

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