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Cardinals | Jaime Garcia to throw side session

Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:16:32 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals SP Jaime Garcia (groin) is expected to throw a side session in the next two or three days. He had been scheduled to start against the San Diego Padres Thursday, July 2, but has been ruled out due to a strained left groin.

Fantasy Tip: Garcia's ($7,100, 14.2% of cap) injury affects him when he pushes off during his delivery. If all goes well during the side session, he could make a start against the Chicago Cubs next week. However, FantasyScore owners should avoid using him until he demonstrates that he is completely healthy. SP Tim Cooney is expected to be promoted from the minors to start Thursday, July 2, but is not a great FantasyScore option.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press - R.B. Fallstrom


Cardinals | Tim Cooney expected to start Thursday

Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:10:42 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals SP Tim Cooney is expected to come up from the minors to start against the San Diego Padres Thursday, July 2. The Cardinals haven't announced their starter yet, though.

Fantasy Tip: This will just be a spot start for Cooney to replace Jaime Garcia (groin), who will be pushed back to sometime early next week. Don't invest anything in Cooney in traditional leagues. At FantasyScore, he'll be very cheap and is intriguing against a Padres squad that is really struggling offensively of late. However, he's still pretty risky and profiles as a deep sleeper for the gambling type.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Jenifer Langosch


Cardinals | Jaime Garcia unlikely against Padres

Wed, 01 Jul 2015 14:13:25 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals SP Jaime Garcia (groin) is unlikely to start in the series against the San Diego Padres, but the Cardinals are hopeful that he'll avoid landing on the disabled list. The team expects him to start next week against the Chicago Cubs.

Fantasy Tip: Garcia ($7,100, 14.2% of cap) has been great this season in seven starts, sporting a 1.69 ERA, 0.88 WHIP and 32 strikeouts in 48 innings. His injury isn't believed to be serious, but a matchup against the Cubs leaves plenty of risk for Garcia after missing a start.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Jenifer Langosch


Cardinals | Matt Holliday to begin running

Wed, 01 Jul 2015 08:38:31 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals OF Matt Holliday (quadriceps) continues to take batting practice, and he'll begin light running this week.

Fantasy Tip: Holly is still a couple of weeks away from a possible return. Keep him stashed on your DL.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Derrick Goold


Cardinals | Jaime Garcia uncertain for Thursday

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 22:21:41 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals SP Jaime Garcia (groin) has not thrown a bullpen session since a cramp in his groin last Wednesday, June 24. He is a question mark for his start Thursday, July 2.

Fantasy Tip: Avoid Garcia ($7,100; or 14.2% of cap) in FantasyScore until he can officially make a start and pitch without any setbacks or lingering effects of his injury.

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Cardinals | John Lackey unbeatable in the Lou

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 21:15:10 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals SP John Lackey is the probable starter for Wednesday, July 1, against the Chicago White Sox. He is 7-1 with a 2.08 ERA in 13 career starts in St. Louis, and he is 5-1 with a 1.91 ERA at home this season.

Fantasy Tip: Lackey ($6,300; or 12.6% of cap) is a solid play in FantasyScore, especially considering he is up against Jose Quintana, who is 2-6 over his past 12 starts, mainly due to a lack of run support.

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Cardinals | Randal Grichuk in two-hole Tuesday

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:24:27 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals OF Randal Grichuk is hitting second against Chicago White Sox SP Chris Sale Tuesday, June 30.

Fantasy Tip: Grichuk ($4,400, 8.8% of cap) has been a modestly priced FantasyScore option that is able to hit for plenty of power as a value play. However, he doesn't stand out as a great play tonight against a tough left-hander. Grichuk is hitting .250 (10-for-40) and has none of his six home runs this year against lefties.

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Cardinals | Peter Bourjos at leadoff

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:19:07 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals OF Peter Bourjos is starting in center field and hitting leadoff against Chicago White Sox SP Chris Sale Tuesday, June 30. OF Jon Jay is on the bench against the left-handed hurler.

Fantasy Tip: Bourjos ($3,000, 6.0% of cap) will benefit from more at-bats in the leadoff spot. Unfortunately, he only has six hits in 27 at-bats in June and is mainly useful for daily gamers because of his speed. He's also only hitting .237 (9-for-38) against left-handers this season, and Sale is among one of the toughest he'll face.

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Cardinals | No Matt Carpenter Tuesday

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:16:43 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals 3B Matt Carpenter is not in the lineup against Chicago White Sox left-handed SP Chris Sale Tuesday, June 30. 1B Mark Reynolds is starting at third base, while 1B Xavier Scruggs is starting at first base and hitting seventh.

Fantasy Tip: Scruggs ($1,600, 3.2% of cap) should be left alone tonight on FantasyScore in a bad matchup. Reynolds ($3,700, 7.4% of cap) is also a weak play against this dominant southpaw.

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Cardinals | Kolten Wong resting Tuesday

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:13:00 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals 2B Kolten Wong is not in the starting lineup against Chicago White Sox left-handed SP Chris Sale Tuesday, June 30. SS Pete Kozma is starting at second base and hitting eighth.

Fantasy Tip: Kozma ($1,600, 3.2% of cap) surely isn't worth your time as a light-hitting utility infielder on FantasyScore while going up against one of the more dominant southpaws in the game Tuesday night.

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Cardinals | Michael Wacha, Carlos Martinez make history

Mon, 29 Jun 2015 00:21:46 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals SP Michael Wacha and SP Carlos Martinez each have at least nine wins through the first 75 games of the season. Martinez (9-3) and Wacha (10-3) are the first duo aged 23 or younger with nine or more wins at this point since Dwight Gooden and Sid Fernandez for the 1986 New York Mets.

Fantasy Tip: The Cardinals were supposed to fold without Adam Wainwright, but Wacha ($8,400, 16.8% of cap) and Martinez ($7,200, 14.4% of cap) are part of the reason this team has a 51-24 record. These two are must-plays in FantasyScore and pretty much every other fantasy format.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press - R.B. Fallstrom


Cardinals | Xavier Scruggs continues hot pace

Mon, 29 Jun 2015 00:17:29 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals 1B Xavier Scruggs had his ninth hit in five games Sunday, June 28, against the Chicago Cubs. His RBI single was part of a 4-1 victory over the Cubs.

Fantasy Tip: Scruggs ($1,600, 3.2% of cap) is supposed to be a bench player, but if he keeps this up it may be Mark Reynolds who heads back to the bench. Because his price is so low and his bat is so hot, Scruggs is a must-play in FantasyScore.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press - R.B. Fallstrom


Cardinals | Pitchers on historic tear

Sun, 28 Jun 2015 14:56:19 -0700

Entering Sunday, June 28, the St. Louis Cardinals starting pitchers, led by SP Michael Wacha, had a team ERA of 2.63, which is the lowest through 74 games since the 1972 Baltimore Orioles posted a 2.31 mark.

Fantasy Tip: Pitchers like Wacha ($8,400, 16.8% of cap), Carlos Martinez ($7,200, 14.4% of cap) and Lance Lynn ($8,100, 16.2% of cap) are helping the Cardinals make history. These three are must-starts in FantasyScore formats.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Paul Casella


Cardinals | Mark Reynolds not in lineup Sunday

Sun, 28 Jun 2015 14:34:40 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals 1B Mark Reynolds is not starting Sunday, June 28, against the Chicago Cubs. 1B Xavier Scruggs is starting in Reynolds' place.

Fantasy Tip: Reynolds ($3,700, 7.4% of cap) is 2-for-14 (.143) against Cubs starter Jason Hammel, but Scruggs ($1,600, 3.2% of cap) doesn't have any history against Hammel yet carries a .571 average during the past week. Cardinals manager Mike Matheny may be going for the hot hand here, so roll the dice on Scruggs.

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Cardinals | Jason Heyward reaches four times

Sat, 27 Jun 2015 20:38:10 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals OF Jason Heyward went 2-for-3 with two walks and two runs scored in an 8-1 win over the Chicago Cubs Saturday, June 27.

Fantasy Tip: Heyward ($4,900, 9.8% of cap) is enjoying a strong month, and whether he has turned or a corner or is simply enjoying a hot streak, he makes a solid mid-priced option at FantasyScore right now.

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St. Louis Cardinals Player News

Adams Matt 1B
Ahmady Alan 3B
Alvarado Henry OF
Anna Dean 2B
Araujo Jorge OF
Balbuena Starling INF
Bean Steve C
Beatty C.J. OF
Becher William 1B
Belisle Matt RP
Beltre Braulin P
Beras Andres OF
Berg Jeremy P
Bergman Joseph INF
Bighames Tyler P
Blair Seth SP
Bourjos Peter OF
Bova Christopher P
Broome Mark 3B
Browning Barret RP
Burton Adam C
Butler Keith RP
Bynum Freddie INF
Caple Chance P
Carpenter Matt 3B
Castillo Juan C
Cazana Amaury OF
Cerda Matt 3B
Chavez Marcos INF
Choate Randy RP
Christianson Ryan C
Church Ian OF
Collier Logan P
Constantino Chris 3B
Cooney Tim SP
Cordell Brent C
Corrigan Chris P
Costanzo Drew OF
Cresse Brad C
Cruz Tony C
Cutler Charlie C
Daley Gary P
de la Cruz Carlos OF
DeJesus Antone OF
Delgado Ramon P
Della Rocco Chris P
DeQuin Benji P
Derba Nick C
Diaz Aledmys SS
Dobson Sean OF
Dove Dennis RP
Easley Edward C
Ehrlich Adam C
Fanning Collin OF
Fiske Justin RP
Flores Ron P
Franco Santo P
Fritsche Josh P
Garcia Greg SS
Garcia Isaias 2B
Garcia Jaime SP
Gast John SP
Gaub John P
Gibson Chris OF
Gonzales Marco SP
Gonzalez Fernando P
Gonzalez Jonathan P
Gonzalez Jose C
Gotay Ruben 2B
Grant Jessen P
Greenwood Nick RP
Grichuk Randal OF
Haerther Cody OF
Hanson Travis INF
Harris Mitch P
Harrison Vince INF
Hatley Marcus SP
Henley Tyler OF
Herbert Samuel OF
Hernandez Grabiel SS
Herrera Juan INF
Heyer Kurt P
Heyward Jason OF
Hirsh Matthew P
Holliday Matt OF
Huffman Chad OF
Jay Jon OF
Jimenez Charllan P
Johnson Dan 1B
Johnson Mark L. C
Kaminsky Rob P
Kelly Carson C
Kelly Ty INF
Kozma Pete SS
Lackey John SP
Landin Jaime SS
Lara Edgar OF
Lemmerman Jake SS
Littrell Corey P
Lynn Lance SP
Lyons Tyler SP
Maiques Ken P
Maness Seth RP
Manning Charlie P
Marcelli Brandon C
Marmol Oliver INF
Marte Victor RP
Marti Amaury OF
Martin Brian OF
Martinez Carlos SP
Matheny Tate OF
Matias Carlos SP
McCully Nick P
McElroy C.J. OF
Medrano Ronald P
Mejia Alex SS
Mercado Oscar SS
Michael Matt P
Molina Yadier C
Montero Dennis P
Montero Jesus X. C
Moylan Dan C
Myers Al P
Nazario Iden P
Norrick Tyler P
O'Neil Mike OF
Obrey Kainoa INF
Ohlman Michael C
Ortega Rafael OF
Parish Brian P
Pelt Charlie 1B
Pena Alex P
Pena Yedilson P
Peralta Jhonny SS
Perez Oneli P
Pham Tommy OF
Pina Leobaldo INF
Piscotty Stephen OF
Plummer Nick OF
Reyes Alex P
Reynolds Mark 1B
Rivera Francisco OF
Rodriguez Starlin 2B
Rosenthal Trevor RP
Rowland Robby P
Sanchez Danilo C
Scherer Matthew P
Schweitzer Jared 3B
Scruggs Xavier 1B
Segundo Jefferson P
Serrano Andres P
Shepherd Matthew INF
Sherman Steve OF
Shorey Mark OF
Siegrist Kevin RP
Sillman Mike P
Smith Donnie P
Smith Ross OF
Socolovich Miguel RP
Stambaugh Jonathan P
Stanley Cody C
Stock Robert P
Stoppelman Lee P
Swagerty Jordan RP
Swinson Mike OF
Tartamella Travis P
Taveras Oscar OF
Thomas Kevin P
Tilson Charlie OF
Toops Brady C
Tubb Austin P
Tuivailala Sam P
Valera Cesar SS
Van Slyke A.J. OF
Villanueva Carlos SP
Villanueva Dail P
Voss Jay P
Wacha Michael SP
Wainwright Adam SP
Walden Jordan RP
Walton Sam RP
Weaver Luke P
Weffer Jose P
Wilson Josh M. P
Wisdom Patrick 3B
Wong Kolten 2B
Wright Justin P

Franklin Ryan TO
Ilsley Blaine TO
LaRocque Gary TO
Lilliquist Derek PC
Mabry John TO
Maloney Chris TO
Matheny Mike MAN
McGee Willie TO
Mozeliak John GM
Mueller Bill TO
Niemann Randy TO
Oquendo Jose TO
Warner Pop TO

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