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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 08:07:42 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Tex is 5-for-15 (.333) with two homers in the last week, and he presents a solid play against A.J. Griffin.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 08:07:16 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Neither Hicks nor Torreyes provide enough offensive certainty to use as a flyer against A.J. Griffin today.
Wed, 29 Jun 2016 19:55:15 -0700
Fantasy Tip: McCann was batting just .207 through 58 at-bats during the month of June entering play Wednesday, so perhaps this is the start of him beginning to break out of a slump. Despite his power, he should be viewed as a mediocre catching option in seasonal fantasy leagues and a hit-or-miss option for DFS.
Wed, 29 Jun 2016 19:49:05 -0700
Fantasy Tip: This was just the third time in 16 starts this year where Tanaka had allowed more than four runs in a game. He will look to turn things around in his next outing versus the Chicago White Sox Monday, July 4.
Wed, 29 Jun 2016 17:37:34 -0700
The New York Yankees have signed Chaminade Prep High School OF Blake Rutherford, the No. 18 pick overall in the 2016 MLB draft. He will receive a $3,282,000 million signing bonus, which is well above the suggested slot value of $2,441,600.
Fantasy Tip: Rutherford is likely several years away from reaching the majors but his progress through the minors should be monitored by dynasty fantasy league owners.
Wed, 29 Jun 2016 16:43:47 -0700
New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira (knee) is taking a "day off" Wednesday, June 29, according to manager Joe Girardi. However, Teixeira said he was too sore to play Wednesday after tearing cartilage in the knee earlier this year. Monday's marathon game put added stress on his knee. The lingering soreness will require periodic rest days throughout the rest of the year, and Girardi said Teixeira is expected to return Thursday, June 30. Teixeira is expected to play first base for all three games in San Diego this weekend.
Fantasy Tip: This shouldn't come as a huge surprise, as Tex just returned from a lengthy DL stint for the same knee this past weekend. The Yanks must rest Teixeira often to keep him healthy in the second half. It's encouraging that he's had five hits (two homers) in his first 15 at-bats back, and he can remain useful in deeper mixed leagues when he's playing.
Wed, 29 Jun 2016 16:38:37 -0700
New York Yankees OF Carlos Beltran (hamstring) will miss at least two games after an MRI came back "clean" on his tight hamstring. Beltran leads the Yankees in home runs (19), RBI (53) and OPS (.906). His availability against the San Diego Padres without the designated hitter this weekend puts his availability in question there, too. The Yankees are not expected to put Beltran on the disabled list, though. New York isn't expected to call up OF Aaron Judge, who has seven home runs in his last 10 games with Class AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Fantasy Tip: Beltran is having a fantastic season in the Bronx, but at his age (39), he may need extra time to heal, and the Yanks will certainly be cautious with him. Whenever he's ready to return, though, get him back into all starting lineups. Aaron Hicks, who is hitting just .206 with three homers and 15 RBI, benefits the most in right field with Beltran dinged up.
Wed, 29 Jun 2016 12:17:21 -0700
New York Yankees OF Carlos Beltran (hamstring) and 1B Mark Teixeira are not in the starting lineup Wednesday, June 29. OF Aaron Hicks is starting in right field and is hitting eighth, while 2B Rob Refsnyder is at first base and is batting ninth against Texas Rangers SP Nick Martinez.
Fantasy Tip: Beltran tweaked his hammy last night and is day-to-day, so keep an eye on when he might return. He's been the Yankees' best hitter this year and should be in all starting lineups when he's back in there. Both Hicks and Refsnyder won't do much for DFS owners hitting that low in the batting order. Look elsewhere.
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 20:05:35 -0700
Texas Rangers 3B Adrian Beltre went 3-for-5, including a two-run home run and an RBI single, and scored twice versus the New York Yankees on Tuesday, June 28. Beltre also delivered the tying and go-ahead runs late in the ninth inning of a comeback win in the opener of this four-game series on Monday, June 27.
Fantasy Tip: The homer was his first since June 3 and the 11th of the season. Since returning from a seven-game absence due to a hamstring strain on June 16, Beltre is batting .347 with 11 RBI and 11 runs scored. The power has obviously been a bit lacking for the 37-year-old, but the .285 average and 51 RBI is the kind of production owners want from their fantasy third basemen. He's a solid low-tier starting option at the hot corner and should be trusted as a regular starter in most leagues.
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 19:40:44 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Avoid Beltran in all fantasy leagues which allow daily moves and DFS play until he can officially return and prove his health in a full game without any setbacks.
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 17:14:25 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Owners will need to monitor the situation to see if Beltran will be sidelined for a significant amount of time. Aaron Hicks could join the starting lineup if Beltran only misses a few days, but the team could recall prospect Aaron Judge if the injury is serious.
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 16:31:09 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Beltran has been by far the Yankees' best hitter this year, batting .294/.333/.569 with 19 homers and 53 RBI heading into the game Tuesday. Check back for updates on how serious his injury and make plans to be without him for an extended time given his age. The Yanks may be compelled to recall outfield prospect Aaron Judge if Beltran's injury is serious. Stay tuned.
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:21:25 -0700
Fantasy Tip: McCann, a lefty, is sitting on the bench because Hamels is a lefty as well. Sit McCann on your bench if you can. As for Romine, he is worth a start in daily leagues because of his five hits, two doubles, and seven runs batted in over the last seven games.
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:11:02 -0700
Fantasy Tip: This is a traditional lefty vs. lefty absence, so Gardner should be back in the lineup the next time a righty pitches. Hicks (.212-3-15) carries no fantasy value.
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 23:49:25 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Beltran was average in April and pretty good in May, but he has been downright ridiculous in June, batting .358 with seven homers, 22 RBI and 15 runs scored. This month's surge has left 39-year-old with a .294 average, 19 home runs, 53 RBI and 44 runs scored - numbers good enough to make him a top-20 outfielder in fantasy.
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