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Padres | Matt Kemp breaks slump

Tue, 26 May 2015 23:45:52 -0700

San Diego Padres OF Matt Kemp, who was mired in a 16-for-91 slump this month, had a three-run double in the 10th inning Tuesday, May 26. The Padres beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0.

Fantasy Tip: Kemp ($4,000, 8.0% of cap) could have some more success as the month continues, thanks to one dramatic hit. Keep an eye on his progress and don't be afraid to use him if he shows more signs of snapping out of it.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press - Greg Beacham


Padres | Wil Myers improving, no timeline

Tue, 26 May 2015 17:16:51 -0700

San Diego Padres OF Wil Myers (wrist) underwent a scan Tuesay, May 26, in which his left wrist showed tendon improvement. Myers is still sore and he remains without a timetable to resume hitting.

Fantasy Tip: Myers ($4,900, 9.8% of cap) should remain owned in all leagues, but owners are right to be growing impatient. With the scans showing improvements, it will soon be about whether Myers can play through the pain.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Corey Brock


Padres | Jedd Gyorko in as DH

Tue, 26 May 2015 16:53:37 -0700

San Diego Padres 2B Jedd Gyorko will serves as the designated hitter and hit eighth in the lineup Tuesday, May 26, against the Los Angeles Angels.

Fantasy Tip: Gyorko ($2,400, 4.8% of cap) is hitless in his last 13 at-bats, and he shouldn't be considered on FantasyScore.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Baseball Press


Padres | Brandon Morrow to throw simulated game

Mon, 25 May 2015 18:17:30 -0700

San Diego Padres SP Brandon Morrow (shoulder) will throw a simulated game Thursday, May 28. Morrow was encouraged after throwing a 42-pitch bullpen session Sunday, May 24.

Fantasy Tip: Morrow ($4,900, 9.8% of cap) should be stashed in NL-only leagues and even very deep mixed leagues. Morrow had a 2.73 ERA through five starts before going on the disabled list, and even his 3.64 xFIP would make him worthy of a roster spot.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Corey Brock


Padres | Josh Johnson stops throwing

Mon, 25 May 2015 18:16:41 -0700

San Diego Padres SP Josh Johnson (neck) had to stop throwing because of a "nerve situation" in his neck, according to manager Bud Black. Johnson is working his way back from Tommy John surgery, and he also reported tightness in his triceps after throwing a simulated game April 28.

Fantasy Tip: Johnson is quickly becoming irrelevant in fantasy circles. There's no reason to be stashing Johnson in any type of league at this point.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Corey Brock


Padres | Yonder Alonso going through activities

Mon, 25 May 2015 17:46:23 -0700

San Diego Padres 1B Yonder Alonso (shoulder) will go through full baseball activities Monday, May 25, and Tuesday, May 26. The activities will include pregame ground balls and batting practice on the field. Alonso will start a rehab assignment Wednesday, May 27, at Class High-A Lake Elsinore.

Fantasy Tip: Alonso ($2,100, 4.2% of cap) can be stashed by owners in NL-only leagues, but he won't have much value in mixed leagues until he proves himself upon a return.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Corey Brock


Padres | Wil Myers still without timetable

Mon, 25 May 2015 17:45:35 -0700

San Diego Padres OF Wil Myers (wrist) will return to San Diego Tuesday, May 26, to undergo a new scan on his injured left wrist. The scan will also check the rate of healing with the tendinitis in Myers wrist, according to manager Bud Black.

Fantasy Tip: Myers ($4,900, 9.8% of cap) is technically eligible to be activated Tuesday, but he is yet to resume swinging. Season-long owners will need to check back for the results of the scan.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Corey Brock


Padres | Abraham Almonte in lineup

Mon, 25 May 2015 15:09:25 -0700

San Diego Padres OF Abraham Almonte will start in right field and bat eighth in the order Monday, May 25, against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. OF Matt Kemp will serve as the designated hitter in the American League park.

Fantasy Tip: Almonte ($1,700, 3.4% of cap) is just 2-for-his-last 13 at-bats, spanning seven games. A switch-hitter, Almonte fairs much worse against right-handed pitchers. FantasyScore owners will need to look elsewhere for a bargain play.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Baseball Press


Padres | Will Venable hitting second

Mon, 25 May 2015 15:08:17 -0700

San Diego Padres OF Will Venable will hit second in the order and start in center field Monday, May 25, against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. 2B Cory Spangenberg will bat sixth.

Fantasy Tip: Venable ($2,500, 5.0% of cap) will have an advantage as a left-handed hitter going up against RHP Jered Weaver of the Angels. Venable has two multi-hit games in his last three outings, going a cumulative 6-for-13 at the plate. Venable will be an under-used GPP player with a .303 average against righties.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Baseball Press


Padres | Big night for Justin Upton

Sun, 24 May 2015 20:40:07 -0700

San Diego Padres OF Justin Upton went 2-for-4 with a grand slam, six RBIs and two runs scored in an 11-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers Sunday, May 24.

Fantasy Tip: After three quiet games, Upton ($5,800, 11.6% of cap) was back to driving in runs Sunday. He has 12 homers and 35 RBIs on the year, and he makes a strong option at FantasyScore, especially against right-handed pitching.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press


Padres | Justin Upton finding Petco paradise

Sun, 24 May 2015 13:40:26 -0700

San Diego Padres OF Justin Upton has hit nine of his 11 home runs in Petco Park.

Fantasy Tip: So much for Upton ($5,800, 11.6% of cap) losing his power with a move to San Diego. Because he has hit so many of his home runs at home, you may want to configure your lineup so that Upton starts during a homestand.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: San Francisco Chronicle - John Shea


Padres | Alexi Amarista playing Sunday

Sun, 24 May 2015 12:34:02 -0700

San Diego Padres SS Alexi Amarista is in the starting lineup against the Los Angeles Dodgers Sunday, May 24, batting eighth.

Fantasy Tip: Amarista ($2,500, 5.0% of cap) is batting .160 during the month of May and .186 overall this season. Avoid using him in FantasyScore today.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Padres.com - Bill Center


Padres | Cory Spangenberg playing second

Sun, 24 May 2015 12:31:41 -0700

San Diego Padres INF Cory Spangenberg is starting at second base and batting sixth against the Los Angeles Dodgers Sunday, May 24. 2B Jedd Gyorko is not in the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Spangenberg ($3,800, 7.6% of cap) carries a 1-for-19 slump into this afternoon's contest. Better options can be had in FantasyScore for a comparable price.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Padres.com - Bill Center


Padres | Ian Kennedy loses third straight

Sun, 24 May 2015 05:50:09 -0700

San Diego Padres SP Ian Kennedy lost for the third consecutive start Saturday, May 23, against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Kennedy held the Dodgers to two runs off six hits and zero walks through six innings, but he didn't get any run support. Kennedy struck out six hitters.

Fantasy Tip: Kennedy ($5,500, 11.0% of cap) rebounded from rough starts in his last two outings, in which he allowed a combined 11 earned runs. Kennedy's strikeout rates have risen since his first two appearances of the season, and he can be considered for GPP tournaments Thursday, April 28, against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press


Padres | Josh Johnson moved to 60-day DL

Sun, 24 May 2015 05:45:50 -0700

San Diego Padres SP Josh Johnson (elbow) was moved from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day DL Saturday, May 23. Johnson continues to recover from Tommy John surgery.

Fantasy Tip: Once an elite strikeout pitcher, Johnson's career has been derailed by a plethora of injuries. FantasyScore owners will need to allow for a few starts after an eventual return to the major leagues in order to judge what Johnson has left in the tank.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press


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San Diego Padres Player News

Abraham Paul P
Adamson Corey INF
Aguilar Trino INF
Alley Joshua OF
Almonte Abraham OF
Alonso Yonder 1B
Amarista Alexi SS
Aristy Alvaro SS
Asencio Yeison OF
Baker Jaime P
Barmes Clint SS
Bartsch Kyle P
Barzilla Philip P
Basham Bobby P
Bass Adam P
Baugh Kenny P
Baum Justin 3B
Bay Ronald P
Belen Carlos 3B
Bell Josh 3B
Benoit Joaquin RP
Berger Jon P
Bixler Brian SS
Blauer Robert 1B
Bocachica Hiram OF
Bonine Eddie RP
Brannan Cooper P
Brooks Frank P
Brown Zachary 1B
Bruback Matt P
Buck Travis OF
Burke Erick P
Burks Brian P
Burnside Adrian P
Buschini Adam 2B
Buschini Shane OF
Campos Leonel RP
Cashner Andrew SP
Castaneda Federico P
Castillo Jose P
Chalk Brad P
Chancellor Jace P
Chancellor Jace P
Cherry Rocky RP
Collins Mike C
Conlon William OF
Constanza Alexander P
Contreras Anthony INF
Corey Bryan RP
Culp Nathanial P
Cumberland Drew SS
Davis Tyler P
Dawley Joe RP
De La Rosa Eury P
De Paula Rafael P
Deago Roger SP
Decker Cody INF
Delgado Irwin P
Despaigne Odrisamer SP
DeWitt Matt RP
Dickerson Alex OF
Domoromo Luis OF
Dore Jose OF
Elbert Scott RP
Ellis Jonathan P
Erickson Griff C
Erlin Robbie SP
Federowicz Tim C
Feliz Pedro 3B
Fetter Chris P
Gabella Cody INF
Gaedele Kyle OF
Gallego Niko SS
Gamboa Juan SS
Garces Frank RP
Geary Geoff RP
Geer Josh SP
Gillies Tyson OF
Goebbert Jacob OF
Gomes Joseph OF
Gonzalez Benji SS
Goris Diego INF
Guerrero Tayron P
Guevara Carlos RP
Gwaltney Lee P
Gyorko Jedd 2B
Hagen Matt INF
Hagerty Jason C
Haney Chris P
Harrington Allen P
Hatcher Justin C
Hedges Austin C
Herrera Ronald P
Hershiser Jordan P
Hill Bobby 2B
Hill Ryan OF
Hudgins John P
Hunt Jeremy 1B
Hunter John P
Hussey John P
Ibarra Jeff P
Ingram Rashaad INF
Italiano Craig SP
Jacobo Kervin 3B
Jamison Neil RP
Jankowski Travis OF
Johnson Josh SP
Johnson Michael 1B
Johnson Rob RP
Johnston Mike P
Jones Duanel 3B
Kelley Shawn RP
Kelly Casey SP
Kelly Ryan P
Kemp Matt OF
Kennedy Ian SP
Kielty Bobby P
Kimbrel Craig RP
Kirby-Jones A.J. 1B
Kloess Brandon P
Kohlscheen Stephen P
Kral Robert C
Kral Robert C
Lane Jason P
Lauderdale Matthew C
Leicester Jon RP
Limonta Johan INF
Lindsey Taylor SS
Liriano Rymer OF
Loewer Carlton SP
Lopez Arturo P
Luebke Cory SP
Lumsden Tyler P
Martinez Javier P
Mateo Marcos RP
Maurer Brandon SP
Mazzoni Cory SP
McCoy Mike SS
McCutchen Daniel RP
McDaniel Nicholas P
McDougall Marshall 3B
Mead Tyler P
Medica Tommy OF
Medley Brian OF
Megrew Michael P
Mejia Ruben P
Middlebrooks Will 3B
Miniel Rene P
Moore Daniel P
Morris Elliot SP
Morrow Brandon SP
Musgrave Rob P
Myers Wil OF
Na Kyung-Min OF
Needy James P
Noel Rico OF
Norris Derek C
Northcraft Aaron SP
Nunez Jose Antonio RP
O'Grady Dennis P
O'Hagan David P
Olabisi Wande OF
Oland Bryan P
Olsen Shawn P
Overbeck Cody INF
Paroubeck Jordan OF
Patterson Danny RP
Paullus Ben P
Payne Daniel OF
Pena Ramiro 2B
Portillo Adys P
Putnam Danny OF
Quackenbush Kevin RP
Quezada Jackson P
Quiles Emmanuel C
Rakers Aaron P
Ramirez Yordany P
Ray Jason P
Rearick Chris P
Renfroe Hunter OF
Reyes Anthony SP
Reyes Gerardo P
Riley Matt SP
Rondon Jose SS
Ross Tyson SP
Ruth Keoni 2B
Sabala Elvis INF
Sams Kalian OF
Segovia Zack P
Shabala Adam OF
Shields James SP
Silva Walter SP
Sinisi Vince OF
Solarte Yangervis 2B
Spangenberg Cory 2B
Streich Seth P
Sullivan Jerry P
Tankersley Dennis P
Tate Donavan OF
Tavarez Elvin P
Teague Matt P
Thayer Dale RP
Torres Nick OF
Ugueto Luis SS
Upton Justin OF
Upton Jr. Melvin OF
Valdez Mario OF
Van Benschoten John P
Vazquez Kelvin SS
Venable Will OF
Vincent Nick RP
Vose Jake P
Wallace Brett 1B
Watkins Steve P
Watt Michael P
Weems William INF
Weickel Walker P
White Pete SS
Whitney Nate OF
Woodard Robert P
Wooten Shawn C
Zarate Mauro RP
Zavada Clay RP

Balsley Darren PC
Black Bud MAN
Blair Willie TO
Hoffman Trevor TO
Kemp Chris TO
Kotsay Mark TO
Loretta Mark TO
McDonald Chad TO
Post David TO
Powell Alonzo TO
Preller A.J. GM
Roberts Dave TO
Valentin Jose TO
White Logan TO

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